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Marta Jakubowski SS17

Marta Jakubowski was one of the few designers selected for the BFC NEWGEN award and her show went *spinning around*her carousel live today at the venue for London Fashion Week. Her theme seems to revolve somewhere between Sophia-Webster-femininity and a grunge 90's 2012 LV carousel and Instagram was awash with spinning Boomerang videos of the … Continue reading Marta Jakubowski SS17

LFW2016- Marta Jakubowski

As a NEW series coming to Stylion, I will be reviewing four shows over the next week, covering them in depth when it comes to inspirations, designer backgrounds and all the extras from London Fashion Week 2016!

Climbing Mount Fuji!

My bucket list at the moment does not compromise of many things- learning languages, maybe sky diving (if I am feeling brave!) and traveling the world over. However, one of the things on my bucket list has remained fixed ever since my first visit to Japan. Climbing Fuji was definitely going to be as high … Continue reading Climbing Mount Fuji!

The Girl on the Train Review

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 Review

Sushi at Ichikawa

This is the first of my sushi restaurant reviews, but I am hoping to add all my past experiences eating at other ones in Tokyo, Sapporo and elsewhere too! Ichikawa Sushi is a fascinating 1* Michelin restaurant in  Nakamachi in Setagaya (Kaminoge Station), a pleasant suburb of Tokyo. The restaurant has been well-ranked in the … Continue reading Sushi at Ichikawa

Going to Japan: Essential Information

Going to Japan is wonderful- nothing could be more exciting than visiting the country of cherry blossom, anime and sushi. Japan is full of things to do, and will cater to many different people! For the foodies, you have a nation which lives off the most delicious food in the world, with natural flavours enhanced … Continue reading Going to Japan: Essential Information

Museum Reviews: The V&A

As the forerunner in fashion advancement in Britain, the V&A is the London Victorian-red-brick institution that brings fashion admirers from all over the country (and beyond) to view its exhibitions. Set up in 1852 during the heights of Queen Victoria's reign following the enormous success of the Great Exhibition the previous year, it was meant to showcase British design … Continue reading Museum Reviews: The V&A

For & Against: Sketching in Museums

In response to the Guardian article published online about the V&A ban on sketching in its temporary exhibitions, here are some thoughts from an Art student arguing both sides.This article was published in The Courier this year as part of my work for the Culture section. For: Every single arts student and schoolchild will remember that going … Continue reading For & Against: Sketching in Museums