DOES THE UK FASHION INDUSTRY ENCOURAGE CULTURAL DIVERSITY?
This morning I went on an unexpected journey to hunt down a good women’s fashion magazine that celebrated cultural diversity and what I found pleasantly surprised me. For years the UK fashion industry has showcased top designs from westernized countries such as the USA, France and Spain, but with an increasing growth in young and bold fashion designers I suppose someone has to think outside the box and market to the growing ethnic minorities living within the UK.
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MODERN MOTHERHOOD: CONCEIVING AFTER 30
At what age should we be having children? Does age really matter when it comes into it or is it dependable upon a person and their situation and of course how much time do we have before the window closes? After the age of 25, it becomes an important subject to start thinking about, start having babies in your 20s or wait it out and risk being frowned upon by society who thinks you’re more focused on your career rather than building a family? Not that it would matter what anyone thought of your personal choices, but that doesn’t stop the media from constantly reporting on women’s ticking biological clocks…….
Career & business
MASTERING THE CRAFT OF SHOEMAKING
In today's era of mass-produced goods that are big on numbers and poor in quality, finding superior hand-crafted items can be seen as an expensive luxury compared to our 'fast fashion' highstreet fixes. One supremely talented craftsman is here to tell us why we should be investing in hand-made products and how his trade is having a moment and striving in the custom industry.
Social & global issues
RISE OF THE SELFIES
How has something as simple as a photo taken over our lives?
‘Selfites’ as it is now been classed by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) is when a person is obsessed by the simple act of taking photos of themselves.
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LOVE IS COLOUR BLIND
Love and marriage, it’s something a lot of us are either thinking about or have already experienced, that moment you say “I do” is the beginning of a new journey. Marriage creates changes, but what if you are an interracial couple? It can become an even bigger battle…