Evanna Kappos reviews Alexa Chung’s new sleepwear collection It’s hard not to get a kick out of the Holly Golightly-esque tailoring of the classic cuts in Alexa Chung’s sleepwear line AC Sleep, released recently. One can almost imagine stumbling to the door of a New York apartment in a pistachio soft satin playsuit, with a […]
6 Steps to Survive Long Distance
Evanna Kappos provides top tips on dealing with being in a long distance relationship.
Anna Hart’s beautiful book ‘Departures’ wasn’t the first time I had seen travel linked to minimalism, but it was the first time it really meant something to me as a student. Hart’s summary, describing minimalism as a life concept as akin to the act of packing a bag for a holiday, made perfect sense. Minimalism […]
Independent Fashion Companies
Do you want to feel permanently like a badass, ethereal nomad? Sailaway Dress Co. Is the perfect answer – they market themselves as ‘hand crafted by family-run tailors in India for the feminine, adventurous and trade-conscious.’ Our very own Devon born founder-owner of the dress company, and world-class drummer, Holly Madge was someone I met […]
Has Photography Lost its Meaning in the Age of Instagram and Social Media?
It is completely understandable that the format of photography has been gradually transformed and shaped by the rise of social media applications and Instagram. Photographers such as Helmut Newton, Annie Leibovitz and Vivian Dorothy Maier, the latter being the most recent to have their first pieces published as they were found posthumously in 2007, are […]
Self Care for Stressed Students
At the moment, I can’t help laughing because of how much fun, say, the New York Times is having publishing photos of burning trees. But the issues throughout the news are very, scarily, real. As Elizabeth May so astutely pointed out recently, we consistently press the snooze button on climate issues every time we are […]
Post- Freshers Feelings
Doing Post-Freshers the second year is easy. Of course it is. You just have to make sure you catch that bottle of milk before it goes sour, wave the tea towel at that fire alarm when you burn your first non-catered accommodation meal. Everyone pretends they know what they are doing with bills, when nobody […]
Taking on ‘Dry January’
Ultimately, we drink to socialise. Exeter, for example, has a culture of pre-drinking, going out to Fever, dancing, drinking and letting go. You might even end the night eating Dominoes with friends, sitting on the scratchy carpet of your student halls corridor, crying and laughing. Some of our best memories are made on nights out. […]