Confessions of a Student Fashionista

In my mind, the Cartia Mallans and Shani Grimmonds of Fashion Week were being prepped and primed by entire squadrons in private rooms for the best part of a day before being chauffeured from one show to the next. Not so for your average uni student.

Too Real for the Genre: Why We Should Expect Music to Change with the Artist

I loved it. I loved every overly repetitive synthesised drone in those songs because that was who they were. The Black-Eyed Peas collectively and individually had made it. They were at the top of their game. There were no RnB/pop acts close to them in terms of success. Will.I.Am and Fergie had made huge solo careers as well. There was nothing painful for them to sing about anymore, no more trials and tribulations. They had the world at their feet. So why should we expect them to sing about the stuff that was no longer relevant to them?

Films and TV Shows for your International Women’s Day Watchlist

A banger of a day. Be sure to note down this Saturday’s International Women’s Day March and Rally in your diaries, but if you’re not the type to schlep your megaphone all the way to Hyde Park, there are other indulgences you can dip your spoon into within the comforts of your own couch. Here’s a taster of some recent films and TV shows that not only score an HD in the Bechdel Test, but also feature exceptional leading lasses, female-driven plotlines, and complex feminist themes, in all their glory.