Tag : Style

Arcminute- the affordable new streetwear brand coming to Leeds

4 months ago / 0 comments

A brand-new London and Ghanaian streetwear brand is launching in Leeds this June. Yes, you heard right. London-based, Ghanaian-raised designer Alexandra Kocovska Cipriani is bringing her new brand, Arcminute, to the students of Leeds. Celebrating the upcoming urban brand, the launch of Arcminute swaps the conventional champagne-sipping reception most brands … Read More

The High Street’s Top Trios

11 months ago / 0 comments

Our experience of the high street is ultimately the one thing that keeps drawing us back. It has become a weekly ritual to throw away our hard-earned cash in exchange for the clothes of our dreams (or the nearest alternative that won’t bankrupt us). So, to reflect on the stores … Read More

Female Body Hair, Is It Accepted?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Arvida Bryström, does the name ring a bell? Arvida is a Swedish model who challenges gender stereotypes and promotes mental health awareness. But this time she is making headlines for another reason. The twenty-six-year-old recently appeared in an Adidas superstars campaign, where she showed off her unshaven legs. Since then, … Read More

Is Paris still the fashion capital of the world?

11 months ago / 0 comments

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

Has Meghan Markle out sparkled Kate Middleton?

12 months ago / 0 comments

Meghan Markle’s style may not exactly scream ‘royalty’ but her smooth, sophisticated and feminine style captured by photographers gives us an insight into her more relaxed princess style. Street Style Her street style is very chic. Her colour palette demonstrates simplicity and character. Her laid back, effortless and classy style … Read More

Thinking Vintage: Our top picks for second hand clothing

12 months ago / 0 comments

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

Introducing five fabulous fashionistas: meet the fashion editors

12 months ago / 0 comments

Hello fellow fashionistas! Welcome to the fashion section of The Gryphon, where we discuss all things funky and fabulous. Despite the beginning of uni looming and that feeling of panic creeping in as we begin to realise what a good idea it would have been to actually have READ the … Read More

Saving the World with Fashion

1 year ago / 0 comments

Often unfairly criticised as being a culture built on excess, fashion can instead be  a liberating force for social good. Darla Dryland investigates the glamour behind Oxfam’s festival reselling. As the fabulous festival season draws to a close, many of us will be suffering from the unavoidable post-festival blues. Getting … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: What Now…? Technology’s plan to take over fashion retail

1 year ago / 0 comments

The first step was online shopping, and although it first seemed little competition for the trusty catalogue, it wasn’t long before the likes of ASOS became our go-to for a new party dress. The likes of Depop then sprang up on the mobile, followed shortly by increasing amounts of wearable … Read More

This Summer’s hot fashion trends

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1. Gingham. Gingham is without doubt back again for SS17. In a Women’s Hour special on gingham last week (what a listen), Daisy Lowe linked the fabric’s recurring popularity to nineties nostalgia channelling primary school dresses and Clueless. More specifically I came to learn that the fabric became a big … Read More