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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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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Student Hub visits Ark

During the Student Hub in The Light, Leeds, Student Wire had the pleasure of playing dress up in Ark Clothing. Now, as a self confessed fashion lover I have to admit, so far in my year and a month living in Leeds, I’d never been to the store. So, on the Friday afternoon I took a break from flagging people down for freebies in the Courtyard of The Light to head to Ark with 3 of my friends. When you first walk into the store you’re greeted by creative window displays and an entire section dedicated to the new favourite for…

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