Category : Fashion

Fashion industry strives to achieve cultural diversity

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The issue of cultural diversity in the modelling industry has been in contention for a good chunk of more than two decades. However, before even beginning to debate the topic, I’m going to begin by refreshing memories on the definition of the term itself: a wide and differing variety of … Read More

Cycling shorts: The weird or the wonderful?

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The return of Paris fashion week on the 26th September brought with it a whole host of new trends for Autumn/Winter 2017, some more dubious than others. From Stranger Things t-shirts to pointy-toe sneakers, top designers were certainly showing their more experimental sides. And it appears that cycling shorts were one … Read More

Outfit of the Week: Tasha

12 months ago / 0 comments

Name: Tasha Coat, Top and Dungarees: Vintage Shoes: Puma As it’s Leeds, it’s no surprise that our first ‘Outfit of the Week’ features vintage, vintage and more vintage. A furry coat is the statement of the season, keeping you cosy and warm yet effortlessly stylish all at once. Easy to … Read More

Has Meghan Markle out sparkled Kate Middleton?

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Meghan Markle’s style may not exactly scream ‘royalty’ but her smooth, sophisticated and feminine style captured by photographers gives us an insight into her more relaxed princess style. Street Style Her street style is very chic. Her colour palette demonstrates simplicity and character. Her laid back, effortless and classy style … Read More

The fashion capital of the north?

12 months ago / 0 comments

There is a common misconception, as with most industries in this country, that London is the undisputed hub of fashion in the UK. I would argue that we have the potential to rise above London as the new ‘it’ location on the fashion map  with our vast amount of fashion events, … Read More

Bodysuits: Bae or nay?

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Bodysuits are like marmite, either you love them, or you hate them. Whatever way, you’re almost bound to have tried them, or at the very least, wanted to. But are they really worth the hassle? Is that seamless silhouette justification for a night of awkward toilet situations? Fashion Editors Ellie … Read More

Athleisure: Beneficial or damaging to society?

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Ellie Tattam gives us  an  insight  into the growing Athleisure trend and its  increasing impact on society.  Who could doubt the latest fashion fads positive impact on society? Athleisure strikes most as one of the best trends to infiltrate the fashion industry, encouraging a healthy, balanced lifestyle in aspiration to the trends. Eat clean, … Read More

Thinking Vintage: Our top picks for second hand clothing

12 months ago / 0 comments

If you like quirky, retro garments, you’ve come to the right University. Leeds provides a hub of vintage clothing shops, ideal for those of us bored of the high street repeats, looking to shop more ethically or just trying to stretch that student loan. The real question is not whether … Read More

Too little, too late?

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Everyone’s talking about the ban on underweight models taken by major French fashion companies, but is it really worth all the attention? New Fashion editor, Lydia Varney, gives us her take on the latest change to the runway. With the news emerging that as of October 1st, two major French … Read More

Introducing five fabulous fashionistas: meet the fashion editors

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Hello fellow fashionistas! Welcome to the fashion section of The Gryphon, where we discuss all things funky and fabulous. Despite the beginning of uni looming and that feeling of panic creeping in as we begin to realise what a good idea it would have been to actually have READ the … Read More