Fashion

Meet the LRFS Models

This week Lippy will be the first to introduce some of the models involved in this year’s Leeds RAG Fashion Show! LRFS is raising money for two amazing charities – Leeds Mind and Dementia UK. Follow their social channels to keep up to date with ticket releases and other fun! Facebook – Leeds RAG Fashion […]

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Will the Fashion Industry Ever Be Fur-Free?

Following our last ‘Five Ways to Wear: Fur’ feature and the recent backlash on social media against fashion blogger and “influencer” Sarah Ashcroft for promoting real fur from the online brands Twentyfall and Noughtsandkisses, it seems like high time to talk about the use of real fur in the fashion industry. Whilst wearing real fur […]

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The LRFS Cheese and Wine Night

Earlier this week, I represented Lippy at the latest instalment of the Leeds Rag Fashion Show fundraisers: their “cheese and wine night” at the Hyde Park Book Club. The fashion show and the fundraising events surrounding it raise money for their two chosen charities, ‘Leeds Mind’ and ‘Dementia UK’, both of which do incredibly important […]

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LRFS X LIPPY: The LRFS Launch Party

I was incredibly lucky to be welcomed on Tuesday 21st November to the official launch of the Leeds Rag Fashion Show 2017/18! As I arrived at The Faversham, the show’s organisers explained that all of the proceeds made from the show will be going to two extremely important charities, Leeds Mind and Dementia UK, both […]

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The Revival of Juicy Couture

Until recently, Juicy Couture had been considered a brand of the 00’s, having enjoyed its peak in around 2004 when the likes of Madonna, Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton all sported the iconic rhinestone-encrusted velour tracksuits. Juicy’s bold branding created a new world for female fashion, enabling women to maintain comfort and style in the […]

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‘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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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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DIY Halloween: Get Your Spook On!

It is without a doubt that Halloween is one of Leeds biggest celebrations, and with massive music events such a ‘Flux’ there are high expectations to go all out with fancy dress. Pressure and stress can be sensed everywhere, we’re all on a student budget and it’s likely you’ve spent this week’s money on tickets […]

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The Model Persona: Do We Need to Go Backwards?

The modelling industry of the nineties was notably different to the industry that we know today. Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, and Claudia Schiffer were considered fashion royalty, and so the nineties supermodel ‘big five’ were born, appearing on countless magazine covers, runways and advertisements, to encapsulate a fantastical industry and a […]

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