Manchester School of Art Degree Show

Showcasing the freshest talent in the city, the final year students of Manchester Metropolitan University here assert their infinite creativity and imagination across disciplines varying from architecture, photography, and art. And this is a particularly special occasion, as my dear friend Laura J Hardman has the opportunity to unveil her innovative yet playful textile designs… Read More Manchester School of Art Degree Show

Spring Look Book: My favourite seasonal vintage pieces

Since the age of 16, vintage clothes and accessories have remained a consistent, ever-dependable part of my wardrobe. Don’t get me wrong, I can’t resist a cheeky Topshop splurge, but there’s something incredibly rewarding about thrift shopping, and finding that perfect statement piece that you can’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re rummaging in a vintage… Read More Spring Look Book: My favourite seasonal vintage pieces

Mary Quant: Fashion Icon Exhibition

Perhaps one the most revolutionary designers of our time, Mary Quant’s non-conformist attitude to fashion perfectly captured the cultural progression of the sixties and seventies. Looking to celebrate new, edgier designs, most notably in the form of the mini skirt, Quant aimed to focus away from tawdry ‘adult’ designs in favour of targeting young, hip… Read More Mary Quant: Fashion Icon Exhibition

Vogue 100: A Century of Style Exhibition

After an incredibly successful run at London’s National Portrait Gallery, the critically acclaimed Vogue 100: A Century of Style has now found a new home at Manchester Art Gallery. British Vogue here celebrates its remarkable achievements through its one hundred years of publication, spanning its tentative beginnings in 1916 to the cultural powerhouse that it… Read More Vogue 100: A Century of Style Exhibition