Let Them Be Young: Outlining the problem Leather bodycon skirts, studded high heels and padded lingerie are all products you would expect to see hanging in a women’s high street store, not something you’d stumble across whilst in the children’s section. In the last five years, there has been a sharp increase […]
Let Them Be Young: A psychologist’s point of view Young children in the UK are exposed to sexualisation on a daily basis. From music videos to magazines, there is evidence to support that these factors can have a long-lasting psychological effect on children. Recent evidence has concluded that there is a direct correlation between clothing […]
The changing face of fashion looks into how trends are constantly coming back around and how we can change our consumerist habits to recycle our clothes along the way.
by Ashley Chalmers Flat 13 Records, a newborn record store in Bournemouth, celebrated the first UK International Record Store Day on Saturday, 20th April. Opening shop at 8.30am they were ready and raring to go, awaiting the masses that would be flocking to their store in order to support the local independent business. […]
The rise of online boutiques is inevitably resulting in the decline of their high street prescence. Luckily, with Britain now looking to avoid a triple dip recession, the outlook for high street businesses looks less bleak. While Love from Hetty and Dave – like many boutiques – is increasingly moving online, Zoe has retained the Boscombe […]
As well as the promise of buying something that’s one of a kind, the boutique experience is all about knowing the history of each item. At Love From Hetty & Dave, Zoe hand crafts all of her goods to sell in her shop and online. Here, she explains the manufacturing process behind some of her […]