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!
In April of 2017, it was announced that esteemed figure of fashion journalism, Edward Enninful, would take over as editor-in-chief of British Vogue, a title that Alexandra Shulman had helmed for 25 years. However, this isn’t his first major title in journalism. Baptised into the fashion world by a brief modelling stint at 16, Enninful soon found himself among the likes of Simon Foxton and Terry … Continue reading A New Era of British Vogue: Enninful’s first issue is unveiled
Rio has always been a city that attracted me. I had the chance to play the girl from Ipanema for 20 days, and let me tell you, I wasn’t disappointed. I took some notes of the best places to go and see in this dream location. I was staying at my boyfriend’s place (there for a year abroad). He lived in a favela (Brazilian shantytown) which … Continue reading Tourist guide: Rio de Janeiro
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
If you’re getting low on ideas about what to do this weekend, I suggest you have a look at some of the fashion-related TED talks. They are full of creative ideas and a great way to learn new things from driven and passionate speakers coming from different backgrounds and industries. I’ve selected two of the talks that I found the most interesting to save you … Continue reading Two inspiring, fashion-related TED talks you must watch
Its that time of the year again! If there’s one thing thats good about having to face the cold winter months, its facing them with parkas, trench coats and knitted kimonos. ‘The coat’ is the centrepiece of the winter wardrobe. It’s the item of clothing that we inevitably end up wearing the most throughout the season, and, if you’re just like us at theunderlined blog, … Continue reading Winter is here!
This month saw the opening of the Musée Yves Saint Laurent, located in Marrakech- a city that served as a muse for the legendary French couturier. Located at the site of his former vacation home, the museum will showcase a extensive collection of the pieces that defined the designer’s dazzling career. Filling the 400-square-meter, permanent exhibition space is a comprehensive look at the legacy Saint Laurent’s masterpieces … Continue reading Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in Marrakech
If you’re planning on going to London any time soon, you might want to consider stopping by the Victoria & Albert museum and taking a look at the Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition. 100 years after the opening of the first Balenciaga fashion house in San Sebastian, Spain, and 80 years after the opening of the one in Paris, Cristóbal Balenciaga’s work is on display in the … Continue reading Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Originally holding California as my dream destination and resolving to settle for nothing less, the series of events that eventually led me to sign up for and embark on a year abroad in Berlin were both unprecedented and entirely unplanned. Easily adding to the list of spontaneous major life decisions that seem to be becoming a regular pattern now, I counted down the days before … Continue reading A not so smooth start to Studying Abroad
A new kind of salesperson has emerged in the game of retail recently and not many people have seemed to notice. They encourage us, ever so subtly, to buy clothes, and they’re succeeding at it. But remove any notions you might have about those salespeople at your local mall, who are all too aware that you don’t really want to hear their sales pitch. This … Continue reading Technology and the Shopping Experience