Keep yourself warm this winter -10 knitwear trends

You can wear knitwear in any shape or design you want. No matter whether you want them in a turtleneck or crew neck, you can own your individual look in them. Long winters are not scary; the weather conditions are the only thing that can hurt us. In fact, the single best thing about winter is how we get to wear all these new warming sweater trends!  Essential pieces you need for your wardrobe   Dresses and skirts are obviously wardrobe staples and can be worn no matter what the weather conditions are. There are a lot of clothes that…

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Designer Bo Carter: why students should support sustainable fashion

‘Sustainable’ is a word which we hear every single day, and the idea of sustainability dominates our culture. So why is sustainable fashion such a hidden phenomenon? Living ethically includes thinking about the clothes which you are wearing. Almost everybody is guilty of buying into the fast fashion industry (myself very much included) without a thought for who made the clothes, where the materials have come from, and where they will end up when the season is out. Interpreting sustainable fashion into your wardrobe is easier than you might initially think. They can be decisions as small as supporting your…

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jewellerybox – jewellery on a student budget

Birthdays. Christmas. Anniversaries. Some of the most dreaded words a student can hear, apart from “assignment due tomorrow” and “overdraft limit reached”.  Students dread these times of the year simply because it means having to fork out for (often) expensive presents for parents, partners, and friends. For many, it means buying a gift and then going without a food shop for the next week. Rest assured, jewellerybox is here with a solution.  jewellerybox is an online jewellery retailer based in South London, and are here to show everyone that real jewellery can be bought for costume jewellery prices. They have…

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Why you should shop vintage for your new semester wardrobe

It’s an unwritten rule that university is where you should be experimental with your fashion choices. Honestly, it is the only time in your life when you can pair Glasto glitter with oversized patterned shirts, and quite literally get praised for it. Everybody wants to leave an impression in those three years, and fashion is an instant way to add colour to your seminars, double up on the denim for the library, and even fuel those summer blues by interpreting some festival wear to the club. Experimenting in daring fashion is, however, harder than it sounds. This is not necessarily…

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How and why students are reviving 90s fashion

“Yo, I’ll tell you what students want, what they really really want.” They want a retro sports tee, denim jacket, bandanas, mom jeans and oversized patterned shirts. The 1990s. A decade which evidently blessed us with The Spice Girls, Tamagotchis and Cher’s yellow plaid outfit in Clueless. (Which is THE most iconic outfit from any movie, ever, and I’m prepared to fight anybody on this one.) But what is it that makes this outfit such a memorable staple? Cher’s outfit is everything that is unique about the decades’ fashion, rolled into one. It is individual to her taste, it undoubtedly…

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