Natsu Fest: The Last Dance – What’s next for Manchester’s community clothing brand?
From an early collaboration with Wagamama to starting a music festival in his backyard. We sat down with student clothing brand owner Dhara Nat Sufraz Patel to talk everything Natsu Clothing.
Fashion & Beauty
Making a statement: Fashion in politics
From Minion suits to social movements, find out why fashion in politics has been making a statement for so long.
Beyond the Bimbo: Can the Barbie movie redefine female stereotypes?
We consider the implication of the new Barbie film on the image of pretty women – will it perpetuate already degrading stereotypes, or subvert them?
The most daring men’s fashion choices at this year’s Oscars
From the traditional tuxedo to silky shirts, the Oscars brought out the biggest boundary-pushers in fashion.
The return of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Has anything changed?
After four years, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion show is making a comeback and the internet is divided. We take a look to see if anything has really changed within the business and industry as a whole.
Where do sneakers stand in 2023?
The sneaker/ trainer industry has a strong grip over the street style economy and influence. We reviewed Kikikickz’s ‘Sneaker Obsession: A peak into the weird and wonderful sneakerverse’ to find out why and where the sneaker-verse is going next.
Fashion Soc x LGBTQ+ Soc Fashion Show
We take a look at UoM’s stunning charity fashion show which was held last week by Makeup, Fashion and LGBTQ+ soc.
The development of red carpet fashion
Sam Smith wowed at the BRITS when they turned up in a latex one-piece. But red carpet looks haven’t always been so outlandish. We take a look at their progression over the years
In conversation with SYLK
The Mancunion spoke to Sophy Grattidge and Dexter Burgess-Hunt who run SYLK, a vintage designer clothing boutique based in Manchester
What is ‘The Yard Sale’?
The Mancunion speaks to the founders of The Yard Sale to discover their vision and what The Yard means to them
A shifting design model: Lacoste appoints new Creative Design Director and the collaborations continue
Less than two weeks after Gucci announced their newest creative director, Lacoste has revealed their new creative design director for the brand! But what does this mean in the world of fashion?
Dandy Style: Men’s fashion from 18th century to present day
The Dandy Style Exhibition has made its way into Manchester. We deconstruct the meanings of each thread and bead, and how masculinity was framed in previous centuries
Marc Jacobs’ NYFW Tribute to Vivienne Westwood
Marc Jacobs pays homage to the late Vivienne Westwood in New York Fashion Week. Integrating her famous designer markings, Jacobs celebrates the tremendous impact of Westwood’s designs on fashion history and future.
An ode to film photography: Why is film photography back in fashion?
Since when was film better than digital photography? And why the sudden rise? We take a look at fashion’s meaning and love of film photography in the 21st century
Thierry Mugler’s SS23 returns as a beacon of inclusivity
The Mancunion looks at Mugler’s SS23 ready-to-wear runway show as it makes headlines for technological theatrics, inclusivity and ending with a dance party.
Vivienne Westwood: The ‘Queen of British Fashion’ and her orb
We take a look at the life and works of the much-loved Dame Vivienne Westwood, from visiting Buckingham Palace commando to telling people not to buy clothes. Who was the Queen of fashion?
Make-up Soc’s guide to Winter glam
Check out the President of Makeup Society’s guide to winter glam makeup for the holiday season this year
In the Beauty Bag #11: Union Affairs Officer Sam Bronheim
Recent graduate and SU representative Sam Bronheim shares her beauty journey, tips she learnt from her mom and makeup bargains