Should Tattoos be Regarded as an Art Form?

People say that tattoos look “trashy” and “cheap”, subjected to those who practice the art with either no or a small amount of artistic ability or poor handling of the machines as they are heavy and tend to shake due to needle’s motion of up to eighty times per second. It is nothing to do with the … Continue reading

Review of Paris Fashion Week Part 2 by Jessica Simm!

Article following on from yesterdays post: Review of Paris Fashion Week Part 1 Monday afternoon saw Chloe take centre stage with a fresh and slightly lighter collection from the ones we’ve seen so far. It was extremely feminine with mostly loose and slouchy fits, lots of lace and mainly quite muted, pastel colours. Although I … Continue reading

Review of Paris Fashion Week Part 1 by Jessica Simm!

February 28th saw Paris kick off the fourth week of catwalk shows in which some of the world’s most exclusive designers showcased their latest creations. With Louis Vuitton, Valentino, John Galliano, Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent, Balmain, Lanvin, Dior plus many more, putting on some of the seasons most memorable shows, I just had to dedicate … Continue reading

An Evening with Founder of UK Grazia Fiona McIntosh by Nicole Broad

On Monday I went to my first Fashion Network event since becoming a student ambassador for TFN and Future Gen series. The night was situated in the womenswear department of Harvey Nichols, and I have to say it was a perfect venue for the evening. Surrounded by stunning garments and beautiful visual merchandising, I sat … Continue reading

What Makes a Good Film Adaptation?

Go to the cinema and guaranteed that at any given time, the cinema listing will include either a remake of an old film (yawn) or adaptation of a blockbuster. There are hundreds of film adaptations released every year, the more successful ones of recent times being ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Twilight’. Of course the success of … Continue reading

The Best of Milan Fashion Week 2012 by Jessica Simm!

Italy’s fashion capital, Milan hosted the third week of catwalk shows for the likes of Roberto Cavalli, Dolce and Gabbana, Marni, Versace, Prada, Dsquared plus many more. Fashion is a major part of Italy’s culture and many of the world’s biggest designers are actually of Italian descent. The collections endure months of preparation to enable … Continue reading