Tag : shopping

Impulse Buying: Have you Fallen Victim to our Culture of Consumption?

1 month ago / 0 comments

Has your bank account crawled out of the Black Friday sales as a shadow of its former self? If so, don’t worry – you’re not alone! A recent survey found that on average British people planned to spend a whole £220 on Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales this year. … Read More

Christmas Stocking Fillers

2 months ago / 0 comments

Christmas is calling and while you’re mulling some wine you’re probably mulling over what’s worth including on your Christmas wish list. To give a helping hand, I’ve included an editor’s pick of what I’m hoping to find in my stocking this year. Christmas Reads…             … Read More

Your Christmas Outfits, Sorted…

2 months ago / 0 comments

From that final Fruity to Christmas dinner with the Grandparents, Lydia Flack has got you covered.   Christmas Ball  Perhaps one of the only times us students ever really get to dress up. Your course Christmas Ball is your time to get glam, and what better way to do that … Read More

Black Friday 2018: What’s the Damage Done This Year?

2 months ago / 0 comments

The headlines this year are the same as they have always been: “Weird Black Friday deals you didn’t know you wanted”, “You don’t need these deals, but you’re going to buy them anyway”, “Black Friday is a great time for impulse buys”. In the UK alone, sales are 1500% greater … Read More

Moschino x H&M: Making High Fashion More Affordable?

3 months ago / 0 comments

Sara Nazir reviews Jeremy Scott’s upcoming collaboration with the high street brand. From Versace to Balmain and Stella McCartney to Roberto Cavalli, the list of designers that H&M have collaborated with is impressive to say the least. Earlier this year, the fast-fashion retailer announced that they would be collaborating with … Read More

Bitcoin: To Classify as a Currency?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Mark Carney – the Governor of the Bank of England – has said that bitcoin has failed as a currency. Speaking to students at the London Regent University, Carney told students that bitcoin “has pretty much failed thus far on the traditional aspects of money. It is not a store … Read More

Window Shopping: Treat or Torture?

1 year ago / 0 comments

There are two types of people in this world: those that shop for fun, and those that shop for necessity. If you’re the first, you may well be inclined to argue that window shopping is a joy; a leisurely activity that requires no expenditure, provides all the inspiration you need … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The student friendly gift guide

2 years ago / 0 comments

Most student budgets are hard enough to stick to at the best of times, and near impossible come Christmas. From endless socials to completely unnecessary Christmas party outfits, our bank balances seem to be ever decreasing. Buying presents is yet another unavoidable Christmas money-guzzler; however there’s no need to go … Read More

Trinity in UK’s biggest mannequin challenge attempt

2 years ago / 0 comments

Trinity Leeds shopping centre is to attempt the UK’s biggest mannequin challenge, inviting everyone from families to office workers to don their best Christmas Jumper and strike – and hold – a pose In Trinity Kitchen this Friday. Trinity will be hoping to publicly usurp its closest shopping rival, Manchester, … Read More

Student pop-up orchestra thrills Christmas shoppers

2 years ago / 0 comments

Saturday’s Christmas shoppers were treated to the powerful sounds of a Leeds College of Music pop-up orchestra. The students were raising awareness and funds on behalf of Canopy Housing, a Leeds based charity that works to provide homeless people with temporary shelter by renovating derelict buildings. The pedal-powered musicians played and sang … Read More