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Post Lockdown A/W Trends

Is anyone else tired of wearing loungewear and pyjamas? As Lockdown 2.0 is in full swing tracksuits and hoodies have once again become a staple wardrobe feature just as they were back in March. If you’ve had enough of the ‘house clothes’ and are searching for more creative outfits; then here are a few Autumn/Winter 2020 trends to buy into for all those pending post lockdown activities.   ..
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Nostalgic Retro Trends Making A Comeback

This season has sparked the return of many staple garments from previous decades, perhaps in light of the current COVID pandemic being reminiscent of the past has become an outlet or way to keep positive throughout these difficult times. Trends dating back to the 1970s have made a comeback into mainstream society . Flares 1970s inspired flares have made a return, flares are everywhere this s..
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Nostalgic Trends Making a Comeback

This season has sparked the return of many staple garments from previous decades, perhaps in light of the current COVID pandemic being reminiscent of the past has become an outlet or way to keep positive throughout these difficult times. Trends dating back to the 1970s have made a comeback into mainstream society . Flares 1970s inspired flares have made a return, flares are everywhere this s..
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Forgotten Black Designers throughout history- Zelda Wynn Valdes

As Black history month continues, it is important to recognise the individuals who have paved the way for current black designers, to be able to gain global recognition and success for their talents. The fashion industry has capitalised on black culture and influences for decades, although many black designers who have made significant contributions to the industry, have not been accredited and ..
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Forgotten Black designers throughout history- Anne Lowe

There have been numerous black fashion designers throughout history whose stories have been overlooked or forgotten, despite their influential contributions to the fashion industry. Even in today's society, black designers still do not get the recognition they deserve. The Fashion Institute of Technology’s Museum at FIT, uncovered that black designers only make up 1% of all the designers feature..
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Can you become a success story at 19 and can marketplaces work such as depop?

How I Became My Own Boss at 19: To people that may not know you, who are you? I feel like people probably know my brand more than they know me! I’m Naomi Okezie, I’m 19 years old and I am the founder & CEO of AngelMarketplace.   How Did You Get Into Fashion? I’ve always had a passion for clothing, but I wasn’t always fashionable. My love for fashion developed ..
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Celebrating Black owned fashion brands

Black History Month derived originally in the USA, before making its way into the UK calendar in the 1980s, sparking important conversations regarding race and racism; inclusive of the hardships faced by black people throughout history which is often overlooked by the mainstream curriculum. Black History Month is now in full flow and the celebration of Black contributions to society has begun. I..
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Miss England 2020 /2021 1 winner – 2 years!

Miss England 20/21  1 winner – 2 years! The Nations Entry to the 70th Miss World The organizer of Miss England Angie Beasley has announced the new date of the next grand final. “Hopefully it will be third time lucky!” said Angie .   “The Miss England final was planned for July 2020 but Due to the pandemic it was then postponed to October.  After Miss World announced they ar..
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Is the fashion industry really diverse?

Black History Month has arrived; the annual celebration and awareness of the history, influence and achievements of black people. Black influence within the fashion industry is noteworthy, although the recognition for the work of black designers has not always been widely advocated. Diversity within the industry has been a hot topic within recent years, fuelled by the power of social media; ..
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