Tag : shopping

Seeing double: Hyde Park’s Sainsbury’s situation

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A new Sainsbury’s supermarket opened on the 1st December on Royal Park Road, only 0.2 miles away from the 24 hour Sainsbury’s on Brudenell Road. The Brudenell Road ‘Sainos’ has become a student institution, dominating the student-packed Hyde Park area when it comes to big supermarket brands. Which leads nicely on … Read More

Your Christmas fashion fix…

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You’ve made it. The longest semester is nearly over. Essays are being handed in and reminders of the Christmas socials you’d forgotten you’d paid for are popping up all over the shop. Then, a question. Can I drag out ‘the party dress’ for a third year in a row? If … Read More

The Depop Fix

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Sarah Ashford- Brown tells you how to get your shopaholic fix – without leaving your room @itssophiexo is the perfect seller if you like extremely cheap clothes and going out. Her closet is full of great items, from Topshop to Dr Martens and if you message her, she will most probably … Read More

The ethical brands to follow

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Monki  Fresh, edgy and unique, Monki is a youthful and energetic brand that ensures an ethical code of conduct for its workers as well as being committed to minimising its environmental footprint with their Monki Cares garments. Their motto is all about caring for those who work for them, and … Read More

What to buy if you’re a guy

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Why fear colour? Here’s our five best buys.  Green Long line Bomber – TopMan- £50:  This green long line bomber jacket is perfect for this winter weather. It incorporates the classic ‘in style’ bomber jacket with the sophisticated long line length to keep you extra warm. The green/teal shade is also … Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Black Friday

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(Photo from : Queit.com) With the arrival of the German markets, depressingly more hours of darkness and those dreaded heating bills, we might aswell accept that the famously bitter winter of Leeds is fast approaching and so too is the consumer chaos in the run up to Christmas we call … Read More

Victoria Gate: The new Northern shopping Capital?

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In the unlikeliest of places in Leeds, amongst the markets and close to the coach station stands the city’s brand new gem: Victoria Gate. Having had its millionth shopper this week, we decided to pop in and see just what this new shopping centre is bringing to Leeds. Upon arrival, … Read More

Psychological Supermarket Sweep

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You may have never given it a thought, but supermarkets spend an extensive amount of time planning the layout of their stores. It’s no accident that we find ourselves wandering around, trying to find the one item that we came in for and which seems to have moved around magically. … Read More

Victoria Gate shopping centre opens

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After years of construction, the new Victoria Gate shopping centre opened its doors on Thursday 20th October, along with its flagship John Lewis store. The £165m retail development boasts a wealth of new shops including Anthropologie, Tommy Hilfiger and GANT. The introduction of the new brands and stores into Leeds … Read More

Night at the Circus: An International Student View on Shopping in Leeds

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With a large number of Asian students in Leeds, Meng Xian highlights areas of student life that make fresher’s week seem more of a culture shock than expected. From shopping to cups of tea, this is an insight into the difficulties international students may face when coming to little old … Read More