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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An Opinion on Self-Care

Gen Z and Millenials are notorious for their social media-set trends and obsessions --among them: self care. In many ways, we are the generation of wellness and healing, of feelings and openness. I used to think self-care was a term coined by a celebrity in LA, trying to market her pilates class. But, after research, …

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Milan: History, Art, and Empty Louis Vuitton Bags

Milan, Italy. An icon of a city. Before coming to Milan, my perception of the city was something like this: unless you are part of the Kardashian clan and have millions to blow, there is no point in hitting the shops. In this, I was wrong.  As per usual, you have the staple Louis Vuitton, …

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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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Is The High Street A Thing Of The Past?

Where was the last place you shopped for clothes? For many consumers, the answer to this question is frequently becoming ‘online’. Online shopping offers the purchaser ease - shopping from just about anywhere, home delivery, and simple return processes. So, with this system more popular than ever, has the high street lost its appeal? Should …

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The Jacquemus Bag Rant No One Needed or Asked For

“You know how much that is?” I ask my friend, reaching my hand over to her side of the table, forcing her to look up from her laptop and onto the Instagram post open on my screen. “How much?” she asks, clearly feigning just enough interest to entertain my oncoming rant, because she’s a good …

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I Don’t Return Online Shopping – Yes it’s an issue

Whether its biting your nails, a little-too-frequent social smoking, procrastinating laundry to the point of developing very creative problem-solving skills – everyone has those slight flaws in their system that they try to hide for fear of judgement or humiliation by other (more-or-less) secretly flawed individuals. Mine is that I don’t return online shopping when …

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