What the Croc?

Crocs are often considered to be one of the ugliest shoes in existence. I do not believe they have ever been in fashion, but perhaps times are changing. Marketed towards the consumer for being both comfortable and lightweight, and being released in a variety of colours, the classic clog is instantly recognisable. But the company…

Valentines Fashion

Valentines day arrives again on the 14th of February, in the middle of UCC’s RAG week and straight after one of my favourite days, Pancake Tuesday. If you are lucky enough to have a significant other this valentines, it is a chance to make the most of the day. But remember it is just one…

The Return of ANTM

America’s Next Top Model (ANTM) has returned, now in its 24th season. Tyra Banks has come back as the head judge on the show, being replaced last season by Rita Ora as the show moved to the television network VH1. Other judges this season include model and body positive activist Ashley Graham, the creative director…

Irish Bloggers and Influencers are Being Put Under the Microscope

The fashion bloggers and influencer scene in Ireland has grown rapidly in recent years. Popular influencers include Suzanne Jackson, Rosie Connolly, and Joanne Larby. These bloggers primarily use instagram and snapchat to communicate with their audience. The past month has seen the so-called ‘exposure’ of these bloggers in terms of Photoshop. A private instagram account…

Topshop Fake News Jeans

Fashion gets political once again. The high street retailer Topshop are cashing in on Trump’s rhetoric. The shop has released jeans with his infamous slogan ‘Fake News’ written in a down the outside leg. The white letters are on a background of red solid column. Online reaction to the jeans is mixed, some are bewildered…