Quick Packing Tips for Winter Break

As I’m writing this, exam season is in full swing, and winter break is just around the corner. However, by the time this is posted, exams will have finished and many of us will either be home or on our way home. This begs the question: what should I pack? Much of the student population …

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A Discussion on “Feminist” Fashion

With feminism and other social justice movements becoming more widely supported causes within mainstream dialogues, it was only a matter of time before brands saw fit to commodify them in the form of t-shirts with “feminist” slogans on them. This in and of itself is not an issue; as a matter of fact, the proliferation …

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A Brief History of Fashion Photography

The fashion industry has some of the biggest global, social, economic, and political influences on society. It alters the very means by which humans interact with their daily lives. One of the ways this influence is solidified is through the photographers who capture it.     The origins of fashion photography trace back to the Victorian …

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‘The Secret History’ Aesthetic

November to me is The Secret History month. Its entire duration just embodies the aesthetic of the book perfectly, in gloomy twilight that sets in whilst you’re still sitting in lectures, the last few dark gold leaves clinging to nearly-bare trees, and the deeply unsettling chill of the wind that forces you to dig deep …

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Instagram Accounts the Bloggers are Obsessing Over

It's that time of the semester: seemingly over night, the days have become obnoxiously short (hi there, 4pm sunsets), students are wearing thermals under their sweats to keep heating bills low (I'll admit that this is an extrapolation based entirely on my current state), and everyone you know seems to have fallen into their own personal …

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