I am an intersectional feminist, and I’m always slightly baffled when I come to write something like this. I am spending my weekend explaining why I’m ‘into equality’. That is, after all, what feminism is; the political and social equality of the sexes. Shouldn’t everyone be a fan!? It seems not. The assumption that some people are inferior to others, and that’s just ‘the way … Continue reading Intersectional feminism: we can all do it!
Change is inevitable. It can be terrifying, exhilarating, or just quietly nudging your life in a different direction. Sometimes it is completely controllable- a choice. Other times changes are forced on you, and you just have to go with it. It’s one certain in life, and it’s certainly happened to me a lot lately. 3rd year at Warwick has come with some pretty big changes. … Continue reading Making Some Changes
As a blogger with a chronic illness, I want to use this article to show how Warwick’s own Spoonies live with, but also beyond their illnesses. Raising awareness and reducing the stigma of chronic illness is so important; it helps to get people diagnosed earlier, and it makes the world a more compassionate, understanding place. It is currently estimated that 15 million people in the UK … Continue reading Sartorial Spoonies: Life and style with chronic illness
London fashion week came to a close last week. We have now seen what high end retailers will be selling in 6 months; high street brands will now rush to put out similar items, or copies of the designs unveiled on the catwalk…but should high street shops be allowed to get away with it? By copying those Gucci shoes from the runway, is Topshop … Continue reading Is Copying Couture Criminal?
Whether you live on campus or in Coventry, Leamington is only a stones throw away. Here is The Underlined Blog’s guide to some of the best places to go in the town. Live in Leamington already? You might discover somewhere new to explore. The Green Space Walk down The Parade, and opposite the Pump Rooms you will spot the gates of Jephson Gardens, which came … Continue reading The Underlined Blog’s Guide to Leamington Spa
There were parts of 2016 that we might all wish to forget. Brexit, the recent passing of Carrie Fisher and the surge in popularity of sportswear as a luxury item spring to mind as I write this .Here is a round up of 2016 key fashion trends; what worked, and what needs to be left behind in the wreckage of 2016. In 2016 … Continue reading 2016 trends and a fashion Forecast for the new year!
The December issue of Vogue is out. The window displays are up. The John Lewis advert is on the telly. It’s officially Christmas. We’ve all seen the photos on Instagram, and the printed adverts in magazines that emerge in the run up to the season of gift-giving, advertising products, services and lifestyles. It is felt by some that the fashion film is not lodged into … Continue reading Fashion Film’s Finest