Jentle Garden : A Monster-Scale Campaign

“What does Home mean to you?” The interviewer asks Jennie. “Home is where I can be 100% myself, a place I can truly be at peace.” In May 2020, South Korean eyewear brand GENTLE MONSTER released a collaboration with stylish Jennie Kim from the girl group BLACKPINK. Inspired by memories of Jennie’s childhood, the collection was engulfed in the concept of doll-houses, hoping to bring … Continue reading Jentle Garden : A Monster-Scale Campaign

‘Pink Punk’ Looks By The Editor

Recently, I have become a big fan of using pink to create feminine but grunge ensembles. The first outfit is admittedly inspired by both Dua Lipa’s retro aesthetic and shows of the 90’s. This second look was worn on Christmas Day – I wanted something cosy but chic and was inspired by Chanel as I was gifted Chanel eyeshadow by my siblings. And finally; New … Continue reading ‘Pink Punk’ Looks By The Editor

Move Over Hot Girl: Willow Smith is Architecting a Punk Girl Summer

What goes around, comes around again – with 90’s/ 00s claw clips, uniform skirts and punk rock music being no exception. “I think we are all in need of a cathartic experience right now,” commented journalist Erica Campbell, “and pop-punk is a perfect channel for that, after the political and socio-economic hardships we’ve faced. (Daily Mail)” Pop today may give us the music to dance … Continue reading Move Over Hot Girl: Willow Smith is Architecting a Punk Girl Summer

GOSSIP GIRL 2021: How will the gen-z reboot revamp the iconic school uniform?

I don’t know about you, but to me what is more pressing is not the identity of the new gossip girl (although I pray it will make more sense than the original revelation) but how the reboot will carry on the torch in terms of fashionable, but unrealistic, school uniforms. Naturally due to the costume designer of the original series being Eric Damon, who worked … Continue reading GOSSIP GIRL 2021: How will the gen-z reboot revamp the iconic school uniform?

If you wear a dress and heels in the sitting room and no one’s around to see it, did you really dress up?

The unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic has tested and changed many relationships – between overworked employees and employers, between our own family members and even trust in the Government and Police forces meant to protect us. However, one question has been overlooked; has the pandemic changed our relationship with clothes? Despite the terror and threat of the lockdown, restrictions gave people an excuse, or rather a chance … Continue reading If you wear a dress and heels in the sitting room and no one’s around to see it, did you really dress up?

Irregularly Scheduled Programming :Tv Shows

The Great: The Great ran, so Bridgerton could run at a slightly faster pace in a different race. And then it cursed. And drank heavily. And plotted murder. And then cursed again. This period comedy-drama stars Elle Fanning as the young German Catherine who is shocked and dismayed that her marriage to Emperor Peter II of Russia (Nicholas Hoult) is the opposite of what she … Continue reading Irregularly Scheduled Programming :Tv Shows

‘Followers’: The J-Drama that’s been missing from your life

Followers is a Japanese series directed by Mika Ninagawa, famed photographer known for her bright colour aesthetic, that premiered on Netflix in February 2020. Limi Nara is a famous and successful fashion photographer who has both a lucrative career and a legion of fans from every walk of life. This contrasts to Natsume Hyakuta, a young aspiring actress at risk of being fired by her … Continue reading ‘Followers’: The J-Drama that’s been missing from your life

Do Politics and Patterns Clash? : How Vetements ill-use of Hong Kong protest dye stained their reputation

Bert and Ernie, the moon and the stars, Holmes and Watson – relationships where it is unnatural to have one without the other; a description which fashion and politics are not exempt from. And while there are many articles about the use of a ‘power suit’ in regards to government officials and the close unfair monitoring of what women wear in assembly, due to recent … Continue reading Do Politics and Patterns Clash? : How Vetements ill-use of Hong Kong protest dye stained their reputation

The Chair full of clothes in the corner of the room: Picks of the Month

River Island Blazer €35.00 2. H&M Grey Jazz Trousers €17.99 3. ASOS Rhinestone Beret €16.99 4. Bershka Green Mesh Dress €25.99 5. Bershka White Cut-out Dress €29.99 6. H&M Back-laced Red Dress €27.99 Bibliography: “Back-laced dress.” H&M, https://www2.hm.com/en_ie/productpage.0972835002.html. Accessed 14 April 2021. “Black contrast sleeve blazer.” River Island, https://www.riverisland.ie/p/black-contrast-sleeve-blazer-787363. Accessed 14 April 2021. “Jazz trousers.” H&M, https://www2.hm.com/en_ie/productpage.0971300004.html. Accessed 14 April 2021. “Mesh dragon print dress.” … Continue reading The Chair full of clothes in the corner of the room: Picks of the Month