You’re my Copper Valentine

A copper inspired make up look for Valentine’s Day whether you’re getting glam for a girl’s night out or having a romantic evening out – a look for whatever you decide to do!

Part One: Best of the Red Carpet

This week, ‘Musings on Menswear’ columnist Jonny Mckinnell gives us his take on this Awards Season’s hottest fashion statements…. For most of the world the start of the year can feel like a depressing time. The festive period with all its holidays, present giving and copious amounts of alcohol drinking imbues the cold weather with…

Pantone’s Colour of 2017 in your Wardrobe

Pantone’s colour of 2017 is Greenery, a colour that provides reassurance and hope after a tumultuous year. Harriet Cotmore delves into how Greenery has been styled on catwalks and considers what high street retailers might have in store for their S/S17 collections.

Christmas Countdown: 8 Festive Dresses fit for Christmas Parties

With the Christmas party season on the horizon, there’s never been a greater excuse to pile on the sparkles and sequins. Below are 8 dresses (and jumpsuits) that exude a little Christmas joy without being excessively garish. 1. This sparkly sequined dress would be ideal for glamorous evening cocktail parties. In terms of accompanying accessories,…

Musings on Menswear #2

For many years the fashion industry has been dominated by the influences of Western culture. The four cities known as the fashion capitals of the western world: London, Milan, Paris and New York exclude all other continents like Asia, Africa from mainstream fashion. However, recently influences from other cultures have grown in popularity. Most notably, styles…

Musings On Menswear #1

My name’s Jonny McKinnell, I’m a 3rd year English with Film student and this term I’m starting a column about all things related to men’s style. That could mean anything from an analysis of the latest trends in menswear, a review of a certain designer’s take on male fashion and how you can emulate that…

Unglamorous Fashion: Caring for your Clothes

Photo Credit: https://www.reference.com/beauty-fashion/acrylic-sweater-shrink-960029cc0f3f9724 Razz looks at 8 key fashion pieces/ fabrics that most people have in their wardrobes, and how to avoid day-before disasters like accidentally shrinking your favourite jumper or washing the colour out of your work uniform. We’ve tried to pick a range of garments from the everyday to special occasion, all of which…

Fitting Into Fashion

“Wear a short skirt after 40, wear a short skirt if you’re a man”; H&M’s bold new campaign is causing a stir in the fashion world. The fashion industry has always been a battleground in the diversity discourse, with modelling in particular the site of endless controversy. Rightly so, given the power and influence it…

Bilbao Style Diary 2: Zara Wasn’t Built In A Day

I’m halfway through my year abroad in Spain and I’ve eaten my weight it pintxos, had one too many vino tintos and no I don’t have a tan yet. Actually, it probably rains more here than it did in Exeter c. 2014. Oh and Zara is steadily invading my wardrobe. Okay not steadily. Quite rapidly….

Bilbao Style Diary: Waiting for Autumn

My name is Harriet Cotmore and I’m a style addict. I wrote for Razz on fashion and style last year and even made it onto Fashion in the Forum’s Best Dressed of the year. I came second and I’m not a sore loser but…oh who am I kidding? I so should have won. No prizes…

Thea Porter: 70s Bohemian Chic

With 70’s styles making a comeback on the catwalks this spring, the Fashion and Textile Museum in London is taking the opportunity to revitalize the accomplishments of Thea Porter – the fashion designer credited with engineering the bohemian chic look – in the first ever retrospective of her work.

That Seventies Fashion Show

So seventies revival wasn’t exactly a massive hit when it premiered in AW14. The winter florals and flares didn’t take off. Instead we took on the turtle neck and pulled over our think knits. Despite this setback designers can’t seem to let the seventies go and we saw the trend take over Fashion Week once…