Clothes, For Body or Mind?

In 2004, Dove launched it’s now familiar “Real Beauty” Campaign.  The campaign has since grown into the “Self-Esteem Project” which provides resources for encouraging young people’s confidence.  However the initial campaign aimed at women, had the specific idea in mind of providing an image of a variety of women varying in ages, skin colours and…

Unemployable or Simply Unemployed

An unemployed graduate.  It sounds like it should be a fun, spontaneous time of life.  The harsh reality is not being able to move out of your parents house, and spending days scrolling through job websites that just want to email you adverts.  You begin to wonder was the three years of endless hours of…

Unfashionably Ill

Mental health is something we’ve been hearing a lot about over the past few years.  And no, this doesn’t mean mental illnesses have increased, this just means we have a greater understanding, and wider spread awareness.  But what does the fashion industry have to say about this? The fashion industry is often given a bad…

I Am Power Woman

So I have now finished my degree (FINALLY).  Though I have finished with my degree itself, I have been in Uni for the past three days completing a course in self employment.  For those of you who don’t know me, or rather, don’t know me well, you’ll be completely unaware of my self assured, self…