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An Interview with LRFS Head Stylist Amy Brogden

Rob: Today I have Amy Brogden, Head Stylist for Leeds RAG Fashion Show 2018 with me for a little chat about all things RAG and Fashion! So to start, can you tell us a little about yourself and the RAG Fashion Show generally? Amy: Hi! I’m Amy Brogden and I’m a final year fashion student […]

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The looming death of Victoria’s Secret

Last Sunday, the annual costume lingerie spectacle, Victoria’s Secret Fashion show, was broadcast around the world for its twenty-third consecutive year. It came in the wake of an inundation of media attention surrounding the brand. The most revealing and controversial of which was chief marketing officer Ed Razek’s tone-deaf interview with Vogue. “If you’re asking […]

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The deadly cost of fashion providing cheap clothing

To provide cheap clothing to customers, high street outlets in the UK outsource clothing from factories who will produce it for the cheapest price. This allows corporations to keep their profits high and provide cheap clothing to UK consumers. However, to produce inexpensive clothing, factories tend to disregard health and safety, worker’s rights and minimum […]

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LRFS Launch Party Review

Hello to all you fashion fanatics – I’m back again with more Leeds RAG Fashion Show coverage for you all to enjoy! We’re getting on in the semester and I personally refuse to believe that it’s already week 10 of teaching, but I find solace in the fact that another week gone means another week […]

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Five Ways To: Power Dress

This week we’re looking at how to dress with force! Give a powerful boost to your energy with some IDGAF attitude. We’ve drawn some ideas from five inspirational ladies on how to style for confidence and achieve pretty much anything. Amie Tyrer, 22, English Literature How does this outfit make you feel confident? Wearing bold, bright and […]

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Our 5 Favourite Instagrams this Week: Up & Coming Fashion Designers

Meme Gold: @memegold For her fly style and stunning neon two-pieces. Evan Ducharme: @evanducharmestudio For his ability to combine his indigenous Canadian heritage with authentic minimalist design. Sinead Gorey: @sinead.gorey For her funky cuts and raving style. Noorvana: @n00rvana For reigning as the Queen of crotchet. Isabelle Fox: @isabellefoxofficial For her beautifully minimalist designs for […]

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F**k Perfection: Rediscovering Fashion After an Eating Disorder

Trigger warning- eating disorders “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels”, the words famously spoken by Kate Moss sum up the fashion industry’s problem with eating disorders. Magazines and adverts are awash with images of bodies that are unattainable for the majority of people. Meanwhile, eating disorders are rife amongst models amidst the pressure they […]

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Our 5 Favourite Instagrams this Week: The Social Champions

Conor McDonnell (@conormcdphoto) -For his sustainability work for WWF and his insane photography Image credit: Conor McDonnell Grace Victory (@gracefvictory) -For her plus size positivity and helping to break stigma around mental health Image Credit: Grace Victory Amy Bream (@onelegtostandon) -For championing disabled individuals and not letting her own disability hold her back from life […]

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Leeds RAG Fashion Show: Model Castings

The semester is feeling longer, the evenings are getting darker and the preparations for Raise and Give (RAG) Society’s annual fashion show are well underway! For those who may not be aware, RAG Fashion Show is a big event on the university social calendar: every year a vast committee of designers, stylists, models, managers, artists, […]

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Five Ways to Wear: Sustainability

This week’s 5 Ways to Wear is all based around a hot topic currently in the world of fashion: Sustainability! All of the items of clothing highlighted in this article have been sourced from somewhere other than the fast fashion world; from charity shops & vintage stores to ‘slow’ fashion brands. Have a look below […]

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