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McDonalds for Moschino

By Mariya Kaufman.

They say you have to eat as little as possible to stay classy. It’s all about diets and healthy food and sport today. All famous it-girls, actresses, fashionista’s look stunning wearing short dresses and skirts showing their skinny legs. But don’t they dream about a nice burger or a bag of chips from McDonalds.

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Moschino, ruled by Jeremy Scott this time presented a unique, amazing new Spring-Summer 2014 collection.» >

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House of the Reigning Sun: Japanese aesthetics

By Reya Raj

Imagine cherry blossoms, hidden behind a veil of fog, partially discernible, wholly unattainable. This is the mystique of the Japanese culture, which has been a source of confusion to scholars and artists.

As reiterated by London Fashion Week, and its predecessors New York and Paris, sublime elegance attributable to Japan’s distinctive aesthetic is an omnipresent runway force. Rad Hourani cinched already tiny waists by means of leather; martial arts inspired obis, while, J.» >

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Branding Boy London

Having adorned the likes of Madonna, The Pet Shop Boys and Boy George, Boy London is familiar with notoriety, yet it remains veiled by an oblique aura through which founder, Stephane Raynor’s intention is imperceptible. Through the mystery appears controversy where the brand’s logo intriguingly bears semblance to the German eagle (a symbol of the nation since the 11th Century), as modified and heralded by the Nazi Party between 1935-1945.» >

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Campus style

As term starts again, we are here to provide you with some outfit inspiration for the upcoming colder weather!

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Third year Politics and International Relations student Shilan is bang on trend with her biker-inspired coat. Team this with some must-have ankle boots, and you’re ready to go.

 

 

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Everyone loves a duffle coat and luckily they’re not hard to find on the high street at the moment. Maisie’s bold beanie completes the colourful ensemble – don’t be afraid to mix different colours and patterns, even in winter.

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Capturing Confines

Although the best of the public vehemently denies it, not even the fairest of people can run from natural powers of deduction. Most judge others by their appearance, more specifically, arriving at conclusions based on apparel. Fashion, is an industry made infamous for labelling, however, with its constant genius and creativity, in reality attempts to create projections of personality heavily immersed in individualism. It is no surprise then, that, with the influx of androgynous menswear for Spring/Summer 2014 and Autumn/Winter 2014/15, the industry makes a powerful statement against rudimentary labels.» >

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The best accessories to keep dry throughout winter!

by Emily Aubrey

With the weather having been truly awful this past month, it becomes quite a chore to try and look good whilst battling torrential rain, winter winds and the unbearable cold. However, these winter staple accessories are sure to get you through the next few months and take you right through to spring in the style stakes.

Check & tartan scarves – Check and tartan featured heavily in LFW for A/W13 and the trend has really caught on throughout the British high-street.  » >

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Insight: Street Fashion

The difficulty with discussing street fashion is properly communicating the uniqueness behind every look; every element of an aesthetic is a small slice of the wearer’s disposition, the focus is therefore not clothes, but the person wearing them.

 

Yves Saint Laurent once said, “fashion fades, style is eternal” in line with this, one of the distinct features of street fashion is the symposium of trend, old, new and undiscovered, to represent the personal motivations of the wearer.» >

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