An Introduction to Minimalism, Inspired by the Streets of Oslo

Crystal clear skies, biting wind, and the magnetic blue sea – this is what awaited me and my friend in Oslo on a spring break trip. The city was amazing, the people were amazing, and the street style? Amazing. The fashion sense in Oslo was distinctly different from other countries I had previously visited. It …

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A Take on Sartorial Assimilation in St Andrews

In many ways, attending the University of St Andrews makes me feel like I’m living a double life. Being from the United States and having gone to a high school where almost no one applies abroad, my university friends exist in a very separate sphere of my life from those I have at home. The …

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Secondhand St Andrews: A Comprehensive Guide

In the present realm of bombardment with buzzwords like ‘sustainable’ and ‘eco-conscious,’ I don’t think I need to lecture you on the effects of our choices as consumers on the environment, or the evils of the fast fashion industry. But when it comes down to reverting to the ‘slower’ alternative and actually shopping secondhand, it …

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Euphoria: More Than Just Eclectic

Long gone are the days of My So-Called Life, Skins, and even Gossip Girl (although we all know we’re anxiously awaiting the reboot). As social media, pop culture and the like coalesce to usher in the newest generation of teen drama fanatics, meet HBO’s newest craze that’s changing the game: Euphoria. To call this show a …

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A Last-Minute W2W: Starfields 2019

Starfields: the first major event on the St Andrews student’s social calendar, and an annual Freshers Week favourite for newcomers and returning students alike. As in previous years, the event (coming up September 14th - this Saturday) is completely sold out, and Facebook events for countless pre-drinks are inundating everyone’s notifications. It’s the back-to-school day-drinking …

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What to Pack: Our St. Andrews Essentials

Three summers ago, a keen bean and soon-to-be fresher at St Andrews, I was busy scouring the depths of the internet for any kind of indication as to what people would be wearing under those luminous red gowns in the picturesque Scottish seaside town I was to inhabit less than a month later. If you …

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