The other day Alexandra Shulman was in Nottingham to work with the NTU Journalism students and she also participated in an interview and Q/A with journalism and fashion students - it was an exciting day, there was a buzz in the air, fashion royalty was in the area. First of all - her hair! It … Continue reading In conversation with Alexandra Shulman
As someone who is really intrigued by personality tests and the like I recently found myself watching YouTube videos on the subject and came across this one - titled 'I'm a type nine and I like reducing myself to a number'. The enneagram test is something that I hadn't heard about before so I thought … Continue reading Enneagram: I’m a type 6
If you have read my blog then you will know that I bloody love a series of posts - I have my 'Trend Spot' posts and the 'Creative Profile' one (this is my favourite). Well here we have a new series, the 'I love' series, which basically means that I am going to be talking … Continue reading I love… stories
Gingham is THE hottest pattern of S/S 17, after its welcome into the A/W 16 we have seen bloggers everywhere adopting the trend. But why is it so popular? If you ask me, it reminds me of my primary school summer dresses... There's a lot more to it than just summer smock dresses though, it … Continue reading Trend Spot #5: Gingham
Gone are the days when everyone wore monochrome, bland and drab outfits - says the girl in black jeans and a grey cardigan... Now fashion bloggers, influencers and the like are being a lot more extravagant in their styling choices. Massive ruffles, bell sleeves, clashing colours/prints and ugly shoes are taking over. I'm not mad. I … Continue reading Exaggerated Fashion: When did fashion get ugly?
As I am sure you would have seen, as they have been shared on Twitter and Instagram, Gucci thought that it would be a great idea to release a series of 'memes' on their social media pages to promote their new watch campaign. Ironically, when I first began seeing this campaign, we had just previously … Continue reading Gucci: Cringey or Cool?
Last week, we had a seminar all about our future, where do you want to be working after graduation? In which area of fashion? For me it was straight up writing - be that blogging, journalism or similar, however a second thought was art director - I love images: creating, admiring, styling and capturing them and … Continue reading Creative Profile: Grace Coddington
Read Part One here... Eventually bathing became the norm with some even going as far as to bathe in crushed berries or warm, perfumed milk. However, after the French Revolution perfumers had lost their most opulent customers (many had evidently been beheaded) but they had a new champion - Napoleon Bonaparte, who loved Colognes and … Continue reading Perfume: The History (Part 2)
For our new module, as I spoke about in a previous blog post, we have been briefed to 'Create and launch a new fragrance brand'. To begin my research I thought that the best place to start was to research and look into the history of perfume, by doing this I want to see if … Continue reading Perfume: The History (Part 1)
This morning while scrolling through Twitter I noticed some people talking about Nasty Gals 70% offers, and after a little more scrolling I discovered that they have announced bankruptcy and are being bought by Boohoo.com. Here is what I found out... Speaking at a business conference in Australia, the founder Sophie Amoruso was on stage … Continue reading Nasty Gal: Bankruptcy