Music

Lippy Interview with Newton Faulkner

Entering Newton Faulkner’s dressing room at the Leeds Beckett Student Union, the man himself immediately makes me feel welcome by dismissing my proffered handshake in favour of a hug and welcoming me inside. As I get settled he makes friendly conversation about the tai chi he’s currently learning to help control his breathing and the […]

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Music

Lippy Preview: Skinny Lister at Stylus

Lippy Magazine is excited to see Xtra Mile Recordings label mates Skinny Lister and Beans On Toast, coming to Stylus on November 21st. Beans On Toast (Jay McAllister), describing himself as a “drunk folk singer”, is an honest and humorous alt-folk musician, touching on themes ranging from the political to love. He has released a […]

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Creative

Reflect

Stand in front of the mirror Or… Grab a pair of scissors. There is always an error In the shimmer And the glimmer, Over time, the shine grows dimmer. Today you are merry, But what about tomorrow? Such joy can turn to sorrow. Thoughts and feelings are so bitter, Craving for clothing to fit better. […]

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Creative

The Ocean: A Femme Fatale

The ocean is a dangerous woman. The most dangerous woman. With an unprecedented wink of a generous wave, she may seduce even a man of pure devotion. She alluringly takes your hand, allows you to believe that you, A mere man of flesh and blood, Are in control of your movements, vulgar in comparison to […]

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Fashion

‘Feminist’ Fashion

Feminism is the theory of equality of the sexes in political, economic and social terms. As a young woman in 2017, I like to believe that those around me understand this reading of feminism. Unfortunately, I would have to argue that this is not always the case. Firstly, the word ‘feminism’ can be misconceived as […]

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Lifestyle

A Foreigner’s Guide to Their Hometown: Barcelona

I’ve recently taken a step back to look at my life here in Leeds compared to the one back in Barcelona, my hometown. Indulging in the realms of a new culture and ways of life that I am slowly becoming accustomed to, in the past month I have been well acquainted with a sense of […]

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Fashion

Five Ways to Wear: Fur

This week we’re exploring 5 ways to wear fur (faux, of course). Fur coats have become increasingly popular over the past few years, with brands like Jakke leading the way with their unique fur jackets. However, fur doesn’t have to be limited to the traditional jacket, so we gathered some inspiration on how to incorporate […]

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LEEDS

Leeds Guide A-Z: (D-F)

A-C D: DRINKS When it comes to drinks, Leeds really does offer the best of the best, with a mix of budget-friendly chains, local independent pubs and upmarket city-centre bars. Whether you want a classy, cocktail night-out; a night of singing your heart out, accompanied by a stein, at Bierkeller; or a cheap night out […]

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LEEDS

Leeds International Film Festival 2017 – La Stoffa dei Sogni

For the last couple of weeks, our city has played host to the Leeds International Film Festival. Hundreds of film screenings have taken place in every nook and cranny of the city, from the Hyde Park Picture House, to Trinity’s Everyman Cinema. On Tuesday 7th November, the Vue Cinema in The Light hosted the UK […]

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