Tag : shopping

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

2 years ago / 0 comments

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

AW16 Trends: catwalk to student friendly high street

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It’s not easy being a student. No home cooked food, cheap wine and lusting after clothes you can’t afford. So, here is a roundup of some of the trends for AW16, and where to get your (much cheaper) style fix. Valentino vs Zara Like it or loathe it, velvet was … Read More

Leeds shopping guide

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Leeds has been named one of the top three places to shop outside of London with something to suit everyone, but where are the best places you should be heading? Here are our top picks… The Corn Exchange Away from the mainstream style of the Trinity Centre, the Corn Exchange … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Back to Uni style guide

2 years ago / 0 comments

So you’ve stocked up on all the boring Uni supplies such as kitchen appliances and bedding and now it’s time to make sure your Uni style game is on point. Remaining stylish whilst still looking casual and staying comfy can be a challenge, but don’t worry; we’ve got our top … Read More

News | Rising thefts in Essentials

5 years ago / 0 comments

Thefts from Essentials have doubled over the last three years. Since the 2009/2010 academic year, thefts have increased by 100 percent among student offenders and increased eight fold among non-student offenders. An Essentials staff member, who preferred to remain anonymous, said: “A lot of theft among young people is done … Read More