Elinor Jones, Print Science Editor, scrutinises the ‘perfect’ summer body by exploring the bikini’s past and present.
Fashion and Beauty
Aakruthi Karri explores some of her favourite trends for Summer 2019.
Killing Eve has been the show on everyone’s lips over the past year, and one aspect that really stood out was the costumes, particularly those of Villanelle. Okay, yes, she’s a psychopathic assassin with countless kills under her belt, but let’s put that aside for one moment and admit it – she serves some looks. […]
Throughout the years, the fashion industry has been dominated by a lack of diversity. The failure to include a variety of race, gender and size has become more and more prominent in a media age where the individual and the notion of ‘normativity’ has been questioned. But there are some individuals who stand out amongst […]
OK, so let’s forget the poncho. Donna Sheridan (aka the beautiful Meryl Streep or Lily James) from Mamma Mia! hits some serious fashion goals. First off: dungarees. Comfortable and great for when you need to spontaneously repaint your bedroom to a hot-pink. Find a billowy white shirt and you’ll look ready to hop on a […]
You probably don’t need a reminder, but interview season is fast approaching, and although your main focus is most likely getting those applications in on time, some forward thinking to outfit-planning won’t go amiss for when the fateful day of the interview finally dawns. When it comes to an interview, you might think that it’s […]
From my first year of college to my second year of university, I have experimented with my hair, going pretty much every colour of the rainbow. I loved being able to express myself in this way, but I was always acutely aware of the fact that there was a time limit on how long I […]
Impracticality – 1/5 Unsightliness – 4/5 Suitablility – 2/5 Look, I love a bright neon shade as much as the next girl, but I much prefer it when that neon shade is not assaulting my eyes with how bright it is. Neon green is apparently this season’s go-to shade, and I am not here for […]
Online Lifestyle Editor, Amy Butterworth, criticises clothing brands for their sizing inconsistency and perpetuating of ‘ideal’ body standards ***TW: dress sizes, body dysmorphia*** One of the biggest enigmas facing the 21st century shopper is the inconsistency of retail sizing. It is not uncommon for a woman to effortlessly slide into size 10 jeans from one […]
NIACINAMIDE, MANDELIC ACID, MARULA OIL, RETINOL, SQUALANE: in my view, a number of words for the bin. But according to Vogue, they are 2019’s trendy “skincare” buzzwords. It seems that with the new year, some sort of highly authoritative beauty expert has concluded that these magic ingredients are “essential” -another buzzword- for your face to […]