Tag : Meg Painter

Spice up your… Wardrobe?

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With Victoria Beckham recently honoured with an OBE for services to the fashion industry, Meg Painter looks at her career highlights.  After a career spanning 17 years, Victoria Beckham was recognised for her services to the British fashion industry in a ceremony hosted by Prince William on 19th April. Whilst … Read More

RAG Fashion Show – Editor’s Picks

2 years ago / 0 comments

ELEMENTS Perhaps the most fundamental infrastructure of planet earth are the elements which can be traced back thousands of years, comprising briefly, but not entirely, of aluminium, titanium, silver, gold and copper. This dynamic Segment of the RAG fashion show incorporated a modern twist on a representation of these elements, … Read More

Inside Leeds RAG Fashion Show

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This years Fashion Show is being held in the Refectory on Thursday 23rd February. Entitled Samsara, the show places an emphasis on sustainability and the circle of life, with the chosen charities this year being Cruelty Free International and Labour Behind The Label. Tickets are available on the LUU website. … Read More

Fashion and the First Lady

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Off the back of Trump’s inauguration and the subsequent departure of the Obama’s from The White House, we could be forgiven for thinking that the release of blockbuster film Jackie, starring Natalie Portman, was timed to fuel political outrage further. The film chronicles the life of Jackie Kennedy during her time as … Read More

The 4 Best Puffer Jackets

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December is Cold. December in Leeds is especially cold. Despite years of battling our parents throughout high school, adamant that we didn’t need a coat, I think it’s time that we finally accept that a good winter coat is a necessity. Students of Leeds are in luck, for the somewhat … Read More

Alternative Advent Calendars: ‘‘The Pre-Christmas Present”

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In the last few years, the alternative advent calendar trend has taken hold of the Christmas retail market. With influencer’s like Zoella opening multiple calendars everyday on her infamous ‘vlogmas’, and being seemingly surprised by her host of daily goodies, the pre-christmas present has been much desired by those seeking … Read More

Can Fashion be truly subversive when it comes to gender?

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For From Gucci to Givenchy, the resurgence of androgynous fashion has become an undeniably huge influencer. Culminating with a mass political and cultural understanding of transgender identification, it can be strongly argued that fashion does in fact raise awareness of transgender issues. In the past two years the number of … Read More

Celebrating 100 Years of Vogue

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From the 11th of February to the 22nd May, the National Portrait Gallery is playing host to ‘Vogue; A Century of Style’ exhibition. Curated by Robin Muir, the exhibit begins in 2016 and is designed to make the visitor feel that they’re flicking through the magazine. The exhibition is set … Read More

Why Do We Think It’s Okay to Skinny Shame?‏

3 years ago / 0 comments

The media is dominated by a thriving celebrity culture on which seemingly everybody has an opinion. Add to this the development of social media and its use by power industries, and suddenly we are being given inside access to the industry. The floodgates to mass opinion have been opened. Whilst … Read More

Brand Focus: Victoria Beckham

3 years ago / 70 comments

Victoria Beckham, otherwise known as ‘Posh Spice’, can be credited with a great deal of interest in the celebrity dominated fashion industry. Mrs Beckham was dubbed ‘posh’ in 1996, 12 years before she officially launched herself into the fashion industry with her debut collection at the September NYFW in 2008. … Read More