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Festival friendly beauty tips

Kitty Mitchell Turner reveals her top tips to keep your festival look fresh

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Going crazy for gingham

Gingham is back on the high street in a big way and this SS17 is the revival of the primary school-inspired pattern, writes Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder

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The KonMarie

As summer approaches, our winter wardrobes take a step back, so Kitty Mitchell Turner provides a step-by-step guide to clear up your closet with KonMarie

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Lighter spring coats

As spring begins to rear its sunny head, it’s time to ditch the fur and opt for a lighter option

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Working 9-5

The working wardrobe can be a minefield after the years spent slumming in your comfies on the Magic Bus, so some minor shifts might be needed to get the professional look

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The feminist fashion journalist

In light of the Women in Media conference last week, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Sophie Soar presents her favourite woman in the media and her apt ability to combine fashion and feminism

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Can florals ever be cool?

While it is commonly accepted that florals will rear their head every spring, what are you supposed to do with them if you’re a grunge loving Fallowfield chick?

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It’s time to dress fancy

Choosing what to wear for you graduation or summer ball is a daunting task, but as shops start to receive there occasion wear we offer a few tips for Spring Summer 17

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The female boss: Maria Grazia Chiuri

Inkeeping with International Women’s Day, this week at The Mancunion we’re celebrating the female trailblazers of the fashion industry. Let’s hear it for the girls

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Sex sells

As feminism attempts to concur all, it cannot be denied that female sexuality is a taboo that causes mixed responses from the feminist community. Kim Kardashian, Emily Ratajkowski and Emma Watson’s recent controversy are claiming that there bodies and their sexuality do not contradict their feminism. This week Jenny Knowles has a look at how sex sells in fashion and, whether it’s the women who profit?

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Feminism and Japanese fashion

The fashion industry is often seen to sexualise women’s bodies but does this translate across continents?

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Case study: The ostrich feather jacket

Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder reveals why the ostrich feather jacket should be the reason that you take out another loan