Tag : fashion

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

Athleisure: Beneficial or damaging to society?

12 months ago / 0 comments

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?

12 months ago / 0 comments

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

12 months ago / 0 comments

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

Louis Vuitton Model Teddy Quinlivan comes out as transgender at New York Fashion Week

12 months ago / 0 comments

In an exclusive CNN interview, 23-year-old model Teddy Quinlivan has announced her transgender identity at the finale of New York Fashion Week. Quinlivan’s modelling career rocketed after appearing in a Louis Vuitton show two years ago and, since then, she has worked for the likes of Gucci, Versace and Fendi, … Read More

Could Tom Ford’s SS18 NYFW Collection signal the return of 90s fashion?

12 months ago / 0 comments

Ford’s now well established label is expected to reach over $2 billion in retail sales this season. Attracting the likes of Kim Kardashian, Karlie Kloss and Cindy Crawford to the front row of Park Avenue Armoury for his New York Fashion Week collection, he certainly did not disappoint. The collection … Read More

Saving the World with Fashion

12 months ago / 0 comments

Often unfairly criticised as being a culture built on excess, fashion can instead be  a liberating force for social good. Darla Dryland investigates the glamour behind Oxfam’s festival reselling. As the fabulous festival season draws to a close, many of us will be suffering from the unavoidable post-festival blues. Getting … Read More

Glitter Romance: Festival wear all year round

1 year ago / 0 comments

Festival season is over and it’s time to return to slogging over those essays. While the weather decides to get back to its normal cold and rainy routine, which can do everything to make us feel bad, there is still one great thing happening for us funky students who need … Read More

High Street Dupes: Student Style Save

1 year ago / 0 comments

It’s the beginning of term, the beginning of a new chapter and, for most of us, the beginning of the slippery slope into your overdraft! With all of this new found freedom, it can be hard to manage your pennies…especially when a night out in the city centre, followed by … Read More