CHEAP AND CHEERFUL; FAST FASHION AND THE QUALITY CRISIS

Fashion addicts will claim in their personal statements how they have loved fashion since birth. Though bold, I’m going to claim that I’ve loved fashion since I came out the womb when my mum wrapped me in a Harrods of London prima cotton blanket, with matching bed linen that she brought to the hospital herself, and changed the sheets whilst in early stages of labour. She wouldn’t dare to lie down on synthetic bedding so why would she wrap her newborn daughter in it? As a fashion designer with her own clothing brand, she’s always instilled in me the importance of quality. However, in the last 20 years of a race to the bottom, the fashion industry is facing a quality crisis. We want too much, and we want it as fast as our food. So, what is the true cost of our appetite for fast fashion?

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NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS AND THE BUZZ PHRASE ‘TOXIC PEOPLE’

You’ve heard it more than you’ve heard ‘fake news’ last year. It’s such a trend right now to cut every one negative off and leave them in 2017, but when no one is left to cut off, what are you gonna do? Should you cut yourself off for complaining about Monday mornings? Here is my guide on how to incorporate the phrase CORRECTLY into your resolutions this 2018.

Happy Birthday, Margaux!

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TEN THINGS NO ONE TOLD ME WHEN STARTING SIXTH FORM

When somebody use to ask me, “oh how is sixth form going?” I’d usually respond very dramatically something along the lines of it being terrible, me being close to death, or just a prolonged stare that would leave the person in question, the person in regret. Continue reading “TEN THINGS NO ONE TOLD ME WHEN STARTING SIXTH FORM”

MUSLIMS, THE MEDIA, AND MODERN DAY

DISCLAIMER: THE VIEWS EXPRESSED IN THIS POST ARE OF MYSELF AND NOOR SEYID. WE DO NOT PLAN TO OFFEND ANYONE BUT RATHER EXPLAIN AND GIVE OTHERS AN UNDERSTANDING AS TO WHAT WE BELIEVE.

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