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Fashion tactics

As the winter chill sets in, Sophie Billington provides a guide to alternative means of shopping so you can avoid braving the cold

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Exhibition review: Fashion and Freedom

Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Sophie Soar reviews Manchester Art Gallery’s exhibition ‘Fashion and Freedom’

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ASOS release Princess Diana inspired collection

ASOS and WAH nails founder, Sharmadean Reid, pays tribute to the People’s Princess with their capsule collection

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When The Mancunion met The Closet

Fashion and Beauty Editor Sarah Kilcourse meets with The Closet’s Managing Director Alex Neilson-Clark to find out the goings on in the University of Manchester’s treasure trove

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Perfume: necessity or luxurious extravagance?

With student budgets pinching hard, our little luxuries can often take the hit. Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Sophie Soar discusses whether perfume is a necessity or a throw away extravagance

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Make me up as me not you

Qiarna Bondswell adds her voice to the current obsession with Instagram beauty, asking if this really is a one size fits all look

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Lagerfelds’ style as costume

Sometimes personal style can go so far it transforms into a costume. Fashion and Beauty Editor Sarah Kilcourse looks at the ultimate fashion industry personality – Karl Lagerfeld

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Channeling the glamour goth – Halloween does not have to be cliché

Beyond cliché costumes there are numerous ideas to spookily dress up whilst keeping it subtle. Tarun Daryanani addresses how?

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The Real Horrors: Killer Fashion

Jai Joshi investigates the dark side of fashion throughout history, unveiling garments and trends that were known for being so dangerous, they could kill you…

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Celebs that scare

Jenny Knowles weighs in on the alter egos of celebrities and their impact on popular culture

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Heidi Klum – HalloQueen

No one can compete with with Heidi Klum when it comes to Halloween—Bailey Petts pays homage to her inspiring commitment

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High heeled horrors

Whilst we are told ‘beauty is pain’ and we cram our feet into the highest of heels, how far is too far in search of fashionable fabulosity?