23 May 2022
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Meet the fashion students turning their bedrooms into studios

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By Amalie Andersen | With blood, sweat and Covid-19 sewn into their clothes, a class of third-year Fashion Design students are five months away from...

Constricting or liberating: the corset revival in review

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By Sophie Butt | I have always loved period dramas. The romance, the female-centred roles and let's not forget the aesthetics. My dream is to be an extra in a Keira...

From rags to riches: Inside Samantha Drage’s recycled fashion collection

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By Charlie Todd | We all know the mantra: reduce, reuse, recycle. However, one designer has taken this to the extreme. Samantha Drage, 17, is a...

À la mode ou a la maison: How coronavirus has changed fashion week

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By Priyankha Khindri | They say that necessity is the mother of invention, but its father is surely creativity. Nothing encapsulates this better than the...

Designing the Future: Redress Award 2020 Finalists Revealed

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By Melissa Watt | In its 10th year running, the finalists of the Redress Design Award 2020 have been revealed. Formerly known as the EcoChic Design...

Regaining a sense of style during lockdown

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By Amalie Andersen | A few weeks ago, I invested in a beautiful dress from Birger Christensen's Rotate collection. I pictured myself wearing it for...

Remembering the Rana Plaza

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By Melissa Watt | Nothing exposed the failures of fast fashion like the news of the Rana Plaza factory collapse. Today marks the 7th anniversary...

The NHS are calling for more male blood donors

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By Joe Buncle | The NHS has recently launched a campaign to encourage more men to give blood. In 2019, 74,645 new donors were female,...