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Fri. Oct 23rd, 2020

London

Animal print is enjoying an all-time high these days. From leopard print and snakeskin to zebra and tiger stripes – there is not an exotic animal you won’t spot amid the fashion crowd. “A key reason as to why animal prints are so prevalent is the fresh twists on these classic prints demonstrated by designers […]... Read More
Her Majesty the Queen has probably the most highly documented wardrobe in the country, with nationwide scepticism over what colour she will wear for royal engagements and sitting in the ‘frow’ at London Fashion Week alongside Anna Wintour, she is dubbed a British style icon. And in the Queen’s senior dresser Angela Kelly’s most recent […]... Read More
On March 24 the very first London Dog Week comes to town. The week-long celebration of dogs features an array of events from fashion shows to charity walks and even a food festival. The main objectives of the event are to raise awareness of the dog world and promote the benefits between owner and dog, […]... Read More
Fast fashion focuses on speed and low-costs to deliver frequent collections inspired by catwalk shows, recent trends and celebrities. The current fast fashion industry is unsustainable and has a particularly negative effect on the environment; from polluting waterways with toxic chemicals to sending millions of tonnes of waste into landfill. As sustainability in the fashion […]... Read More
Whether your witchy loved one celebrates Yule, Christmas, or both, they deserve a little treat. 1. Get them a personalised horoscope – chances are, if your friend is into astrology, they are already familiar with their birth chart. But, beginner or advanced, they will definitely enjoy getting a custom-made detailed horoscope for 2019. You can […]... Read More
Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is creeping around the corner. Whether you think the holiday is a perfect excuse to celebrate love or merely a Hallmark business tactic, shops across London won’t let you forget to mark February 14 in your calendar. This year, rather than reaching for red roses, a box of […]... Read More
While you could always gift your mum a beautiful bouquet of flowers or a delicately gift-wrapped bottle of her favourite scent on Sunday March 31, where’s the excitement in that?  Take the time to celebrate the unique beauty of your mum this Mother’s Day with an equally exceptional gift. If you’re unsure of where to […]... Read More
From chucking down a pint of beer to running five miles, Instagram challenges are keeping us busy during this quarantine. Although you think it is all fun and games, some of them can also reignite your creative spark. London-based journalist and recent CSM graduate, George Serventi, @Skipdin, is the brilliant mind behind the #HomeCouture challenge, […]... Read More
In today’s social media-obsessed world, we are now beholden to the powerful lens of Instagram filters to fulfil our fantasies of higher cheek bones, plumper lips, chiseled jaw lines and glistening white teeth. Filters have a fascinating ability to totally transform you into a picture-perfect imagined self, but it may come at quite a cost. […]... Read More
Due to COVID-19, everyone has to practise social distancing which reduces human contact. But in fashion and art schools, human connection is paramount for collaborations, inspiring new ideas and learning from teachers and friends in practical. So, how does staying at home affect fashion students creating new content? _shift interviews three fashion students from University […]... Read More
Coronavirus is forcing students across the globe to change their usual ways of life. With everything we know as normal changing on a daily basis, we are having to adapt. And, even though students are still able to complete their degrees, rents, bills and household needs do not just stop altogether. There are very few […]... Read More