January Favourites

As with the beginning of a new year there should be some new posts and after seeing everyone doing favourites on Instagram and YouTube I wanted to follow this particular trend down this alleyway, as I think it will be immesurably useful to have something to look back on when it comes to products, clothing … Continue reading January Favourites

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Kim Kardashian: Fashion Icon?

Kim Kardashian has always been a celebrity that has garnered widespread criticism across fashion and celebrity media. Her family’s TV program and her constant presence in the media make her a personality unlikely to be ignored and instead celebrated in the online community. The Kardashian Klan has brought in their own lines of clothing and … Continue reading Kim Kardashian: Fashion Icon?

Using Paper 53 for Illustrations

I have been using Paper 53 now for my illustrations for a couple of years now. I find that although I love the natural look of pen-to-paper calligraphy styles that are then digitalized, Paper 53 gives me a smooth edge to my pen stroke that corrects my handwriting's natural kinks and broken chain links between letters, and my illustrations simply LOOK better than they used to on paper.

America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930’s

Ever wondered if there ever was a time before politics rules the lives of everyone and social media wasn't even around? Welcome to America in the 1930's, shown through the exhibition of selected artworks at the Burlington House.

Quiz: Are you a Real Instagram Addict?

With more and more celebrities coming off Instagram (Justin Bieber, Iggy Azelea, Selena Gomez etc.), it is time to question whether everyone’s go-to platform for avocado toast breakfast flatlay’s and ootd hashtags is really worth staying on.

The Courier: ‘The Ugly Face of our Asos Obsession’

Mass clothing production in fashion has been a problem for the industry ever since massive online stores like Asos and Missguided grabbed our hearts and purses with their enormous clothing range, next day delivery and relatively low prices.

Alexander McQueen Dress

After seeing the Alexander McQueen A/W 12/13 collection a couple of weeks back, I was not impressed. I felt that Sarah Burton had ridden away too far from the McQueen aesthetic for this fashion event- that it was not what the brand was about. In a way, I felt I was right, but after last … Continue reading Alexander McQueen Dress

Christmas Gift Guide: Top 4 Fashion Books

Fashion books are one of the best ways to browse through an overview of a particular category or style, and it is through them that I have learnt the majority of what I know about the fashion industry, whether it is technical terminology found in the DK fashion history tome 'Fashion' or the inspiration I have had because of 'Nostalgia in Vogue'. I wanted to compile a list of four essential fashion books that remain timeless and offer a view of fashion from a different perspective.