Tag : in the middle

Adidas model receives abuse after being pictured with hairy legs

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At the end of last month, Adidas Originals launched their AW17 Bold Women’s campaign, a collection that can be distinguished by the chunky, curved platform sole: the material embodiment of a firm, powerful step… Some might say the metaphor is too obvious. To promote the campaign, through a number of … Read More

Outfit of the week: Darla Dryland

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As we were greeted by grey skies and rain clouds last week, I’ve been wearing my brightest, boldest clothes on campus in the hope that the weather might take a leaf out of my book!  The Coat  As anyone who knows me will know, I am OBSESSED with yellow. When … Read More

Is Paris still the fashion capital of the world?

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This year’s Paris Fashion Week saw statement moments such as Saint Laurent’s stunning show at the foot of the Eiffel Tower and the rise of Kaia Gerber – supermodel Cindy Crawford’s offspring. Fashion culture has homed itself in the city of love for over 300 years with Parisians fashion orientation … Read More

Not another puffa!

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Since it was buried by the cool-kids of the 80s, the puffer became a total no-go. A symbol of a dog walker. The perfect accessory to walking boots. Or, alternatively, the item channelling football coach vibes. Under no circumstances was this unflattering marshmallow an acceptable, let alone stylish, item. Yet … Read More

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

Outfit of the Week: Tasha

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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

The fashion capital of the north?

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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?

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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

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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