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

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.

‘The Girl on the Train’, Paula Hawkins 

This was a review of 'The Girl on the Train' by Paula Hawkins that I did for the Courier in the last academic year. As the trailer for the film version of this critically acclaimed book is currently going viral online, here is a review of the 'book of 2015' that is coming to cinemas this October. … Continue reading ‘The Girl on the Train’, Paula Hawkins 

‘The Luminaries’, Eleanor Catton

Unfortunately I had not read any of the previous works by Eleanor Catton, and purchased the book on a whim (not in half directed by the gloriously inky-blue cover), hoping for a book that would transport me away from the mundane act of studying. The Luminaries is foremost a complex web of human relationships and … Continue reading ‘The Luminaries’, Eleanor Catton

RIP Terry Pratchett- One Huge Imagination Gone…

  Dear Mr Pratchett, Many times I have leafed through your wonderful Discworld chronicles, expecting to understand why people I knew always loved your books. Then I began to search in them, to look deeper and to read every page like it was an adventure- I could feel the pages speeding up as my eyes … Continue reading RIP Terry Pratchett- One Huge Imagination Gone…