With awareness about the true costs of fast fashion growing, Ella Buckley examines the environmental and humanitarian impacts of our cultural obsession with getting the best deal.
Paige Insalaco reviews the relevance of both books and podcasts. Has one subsumed the other, or do they both have a place in contemporary society?
Bridie Adams examines the reasons behind the decline of fashion week
Lauren Haughey analyses our consumerist mindsets over the holiday period
Bryn Seltzer discusses whether it is okay to start celebrating Christmas now When the clock strikes midnight on October 31st, and as Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” starts playing in the distance, we know that it is time. Christmas time. Yes, Halloween has barely finished and yes the beginning of those […]
Online Lifestyle Editor, Amy Butterworth, dissects the newfound craze of wardrobe clear-outs and scrutinises their feasibility in a world of Fast Fashion Down the rabbit hole of fashion YouTube, you may find yourself enchanted by hour-long compendiums of people sifting through their overflowing wardrobes, as they painstakingly filter out the items that no longer bring […]
There are many reasons to dislike Valentines Day. It glorifies being in a relationship over being happy and single, the price of chocolate rises simply because it is heart shaped, and many claim it is a holiday invented by Hallmark to sell more cards and fill that annoying gap between Christmas and Easter. Even for […]
Neoliberalism has become so pervasive that we seldom recognise it as an ideology. Simply put, it is the belief that everything has a price tag and can be made into a consumable product. It sees competition as the defining characteristic of human relations. So by naively believing that it’s in our nature to be competitive […]
The effectiveness and necessity of vaccines has been a long-standing societal controversy, challenging scientific institutions and practices for centuries. A significant wave of opposition towards vaccines was observed amongst celebrities in America, when the government had proposed a bill to make vaccines for babies compulsory. This occurrence happened approximately a year ago, in June 2015, […]
Christmas. It’s a wonderful time, isn’t it? For weeks, you drive yourself further and further into willingly enforced bankruptcy in order to consume as much food as possible and buy as many gifts as your bank account will allow. But when should we start this season of gluttony? When is most appropriate for us to […]