Category: Fashion & Beauty

Shades of grey

With black and white forever making its way into our wardrobes every season, this year there’s been a slight change. Designers and stylists have been playing around with these two colours and mixing them up to create a sort of...

/ 3rd April 2013

Spring/Summer Grunge Glamour

Grunge glamour is a style that never goes out of fashion and makes appearances in our wardrobes year in year out. This year we saw it reappear with a few tweaks to put it once again at the very centerfold of the runway. It takes many forms such as leather and lace, stud...

/ 31st March 2013

Tom Ford LFW Trends

In February Tom Ford graced London Fashion Week with his Autumn/Winter 13 catwalk show which brought in a whole lot of trends for the coming year. The ‘maximalist’ collection was quite eccentric but it still had the elegant and classy trait that Ford stamps on all of his clothes. He used...

/ 30th March 2013

How to shop the SALES

As students, we all know how hard it is to really want to buy something but not have the funding to buy it. Now that it’s once again SALE time, you may just be able to afford a new outfit...

/ 29th March 2013

Rihanna X River Island

So, now that images of the full range are available on the River Island website, the build up to Rihanna’s long awaited clothing range is essentially over. In a recent promo video Rihanna stated, “The theme throughout the entire collection...

/ 27th March 2013

The 90’s are revived in Topshop and Topman

One trend which has hit the fashion world this year is the return of the 90’s. Towards the end of last year the 90’s made their appearance in women’s fashion, with patterns such as tartan and effortless tailoring. This up...

/ 26th March 2013

Sue Ryder Vintage Lock In

  In February Sue Ryder V&R in Leicester held a hugely successful ‘Lock-in’ event which raised £520 in aid of their charity. The night commenced with a champagne entrance and Chuck Berry; not to mention endless slices of homemade cake. Ticket holders were then given...

/ 26th March 2013

‘I didn’t know that I’d match the tablecloth’

Zandra Rhodes is one of the most iconic British fashion designers, who has been part of the fashion world for over 30 years. During part of Cultural exchange week at DMU, Zandra visited the university to talk to DMU’s own...

/ 23rd March 2013