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Is Fashion Compatible with Feminism?

Politics Style January 23, 2017 0 Comments

Feminism seems to be a topic on everyones lips at the moment, with lots of debates and opinions on what it means to be a feminist or what feminism means for different women. It also seems like fashion brands are increasingly embracing women rights and shining a light on the issue. Maria Grazia Chiuri’s feminist statement at her debut at Dior seemed to reinvigorate the conversation within the fashion industry. It also had me thinking about an issue I wrote about a while ago that I finally decided to share on this blog. Despite designers using the women empowerment rhetoric as an accessory or a trend, it’s important to remember that feminism is not a trend and it is also important to examine the fashion industry and whether it could be considered anti-feminist. 

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Surviving University

Lifestyle August 23, 2016 5 Comments

University signifies the official stamp of independence and maturity right? Right? The prospect of university is exciting, it is everything it promises to be: exciting, new experience and full of options. However, all that amazingness did not come without quite a few all nighters, impossible deadlines and falling down a flight of stairs during a lecture on my first week. So I…

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Fashion Cities Africa Exhibition

Culture Style May 15, 2016 0 Comments

Brighton is one of those place that has been on my list to visit for some time now but I never had the chance, till now. Brighton Museum is hosting the first major UK exhibition dedicated to contemporary African fashion. Fashion Cities Africa is a truly unique experience and the exhibition explores fashion and style in four cities at the compass points…

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A Pair and a Spare

Outfits April 4, 2016 1 Comments
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1Bomber: Zara
2Bag: Gucci Soho
3Jeans: ASOS
4Shoes: Steve Madden

The bomber jacket is here to stay, it is the must have jacket of the season and the perfect throw-it-on piece. The bomber can rescue any outfit, and adds an instant cool factor. It is not solely an off-duty piece, pair it with a voluminous skirt or dress. The bomber jacket can also be worn with a classic white shirt and jeans or wear it as I have with an all black outfit and a DIY distressed pair of jeans.


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London Fashion Week X SOHO

Outfits Style March 31, 2016 0 Comments
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1Gilet: Escada, escada.COM
2Bag: Gucci Soho, gucci.COM
3Jeans: ASOS, ASOS.COM
4Boots: Gianvito Rossi, Matches

   I have a love/ hate relationship with Soho. London Fashion Week is in full swing and although Autum/ Winter 2016 is still about 6 months away, I am already getting excited bout the A/W trends. I had the pleasure of attending the Eudon Choi A/W16 and Eudon Choi’s collection featured clean-cut, expertly tailored clothes in beautiful shades of maroon and navy.

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