APF: Getting Hyped for a Damn Fashion Show APF: Getting Hyped for a Damn Fashion Show

Shoulders back, hips forward, now pose. The DCU Fashion Show returns to the Helix this year to once again display the myriad of talent within the student bod ...

APF: Getting Hyped for a Damn Fashion Show
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APF: Mournfully Dancing Barefoot While Waiting For The Kettle To Boil APF: Mournfully Dancing Barefoot While Waiting For The Kettle To Boil

“Each of these songs will carry you through the arduous 3-4 minute journey of waiting to see the kettle light turn off and the switch go up, and with a ...

APF: Mournfully Dancing Barefoot While Waiting For The Kettle To Boil
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APF: Making pancakes on a lazy Sunday morning APF: Making pancakes on a lazy Sunday morning

“Get out the four, eggs, butter, milk, or whatever it is you need to make pancakes (I use oats, banana, and milk)*, stick in your earphones and listen ...

APF: Making pancakes on a lazy Sunday morning
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A Playlist For: Teeth Brushing A Playlist For: Teeth Brushing

A Playlist For (APF) is a new, exciting series on The Look where rather than compiling playlists based on genre we match them to a mood, situation, or activi ...

A Playlist For: Teeth Brushing
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Boot-cut Jeans are not making a comeback, and here’s why Boot-cut Jeans are not making a comeback, and here’s why

If you hear murmurs of your dad wanting new jeans for Christmas, take the chance to intervene and get him some nice straight-cut ones, or even some chinos.< ...

Boot-cut Jeans are not making a comeback, and here's why
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    Connan Mockasin – Jassbuster ¦ Album Review

        Connan Mockasin returns from a five year hiatus with his third album’Jassbusters, which can only be described as an unconventional cabaret of weirdness. In that vein it’s a perfect addition to Mockasins body of previous work. A concept album of sorts, the story of the Jassbusters is one of forbidden love between a …

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    Feminism and Nudity; The ethical conundrum

      Nudity: it’s what it is underneath the designer labels, the makeup, the layers of fabric. Feminism: it’s the movement that has allowed women to vote and advocates for equality of the sexes. The two have interlinked often- we all remember the women marching bare breasted at the GoToplessDay march in Los Angeles in 2016. …

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    How To Thrift: An Insiders Guide

    There is nothing more infuriating to the 21st century fashionista than asking someone where they purchased a statement piece and hearing “picked it up in a thrift shop”. For the majority of the population, vintage shops are where worn out dad jeans and ill-fitting shoulder padded shirts go to die. As the number of designers …

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    Influencing the referendum

    Women in numbers travel, shrouded in secrecy, from Ireland every year to get access to safe abortions. And as the upcoming referendum looms nearer, these women are becoming less silenced from influential supporters. As the pro-choice side gears up to Repeal the 8th, support is being garnered from all corners of Ireland. One of the …

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    The queen of styling: Justine King

    When Irish fashion stylist Justine King arrived in New York City as a young and enthusiastic college student, she had no idea that the experience she’d gain there would pave the way for her being the established stylist and successful business women that she is today. While interning in the PR department with fashion designer …

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    Summer swimwear: our top picks

    Finding the right swimwear that makes you feel and look amazing is such a tough one. You want a good mix of swimwear- something for all occasions. You need to be ready to attend a lavish pool party, or have one that won’t give you hideous tan lines, or one for when you’re feeling a …