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London Fashion Week Reflection: ‘It is a living, breathing example of how the most beautiful things come from a place where we can all unite’ Fashion & Beauty 

London Fashion Week Reflection: ‘It is a living, breathing example of how the most beautiful things come from a place where we can all unite’

As we draw near to the close of fashion season, we have seen the shows of Paris and London, and models and designers from around the globe are gathering in Milan for the final shows of the season. As the season draws to a close, therefore, we can take some time to reflect on the A/W 17 trends that emerged during London Fashion Week. From the 16th to the 21st February, London showcased an assortment of well known, and newly emerging, home grown designers and labels. The powerhouse of Burberry…

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Why the fashion industry needs to stop trivialising mental health Comment Fashion & Beauty Politics & Current Affairs 

Why the fashion industry needs to stop trivialising mental health

Recently, youth-cult fashion chain Missguided has provoked widespread criticism for a store sign that has been labelled as disappointing, inappropriate and offensive by social media users. The sign in question was spotted by a shopper on Boxing Day who was vocally unimpressed by the brand’s use of the phrase ‘I’m a psychotic mess, but at least my eyebrows look good’ on one of its products. A picture of the sign, accompanied by a caption of personal distaste, was consequently uploaded to Twitter, where public outcry followed. This popular reaction was…

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Fashion Fluidity Fashion & Beauty 

Fashion Fluidity

It’s not often we delve into the world of fashion here on ‘The Vocal Hub’, however, with the creation of our new sections I thought I’d get the ball rolling. This article was inspired by a shopping trip in Birmingham. Every shop I walked past seemed to be sporting the same dusty pink backdrop with some athleisurewear thrown in. I didn’t think much about this, apart from envy that no matter how hard I try I would never be able to pull off a pale pink bomber jacket paired with…

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