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THE RATBITCH EMPOWERMENT

Firstly to point out, this is not about speaking badly about men. This is about the empowerment of women, a topic upon a discussion of the importance of “defying society’s mould of femininity”. Searching into the past in order to reflect upon the future, can teach us peace and understanding. We must empower this generation of women and teach the past what is wrong. This magnificence and connective community Rat Bitch is a perfect example into the confidence, that women and young girls need in today’s society. I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay. – Madonna Ratbitch’s idea is to inflame and set out opportunities to connect to women worldwide, send a message as a safe place to find others. Be a part of a group. . . a community. That will centre around removing “stigmas, taboos, and judgement” , a…

ILAKATI WORKSHOP

INTRODUCE YOURSELF Sofia and Marina met a few years ago in their hometown Veria, Greece. Sofia moved back from Mykonos (where she had been living the past year) and got a job at her mothers tailoring shop which happened to be close to Marinas workplace. That is how they met and became friends almost immediately. What they had in common was their love of fashion, design and bags especially. Every day during their morning coffee they would brain storm and share their ideas with each other. And one day Ilakati workshop was born. Just like that! Ilakati workshop is a fresh talented duet that creates bags mainly and their designs stand out because of their unique style. They are going to introduce themselves to us today, enjoy… Who Are You? What Do You Do? Hi!! We are Marina Zaharioudaki and Sofia Ekmektsi and we are both from Greece. We are two…

FASHION INDUCTION: HAUTE COUTURE VS READY-TO-WEAR

 As I was thinking about a what my new article would be about, one thing was definitely on my mind- I’ d like to write about fashion. It is well know to many that London is one of the leading cities in the fashion world, proof of that is the fact that  around 46,400 people are currently employed by the fashion industry in London in one way or another. I kept starting my first paragraph and then deleting it, not being sure of what I want to say or how i wanted to start. I kept thinking, should it be about new trends? Colours? Shapes? At that moment, I gazed upon a book which lies on my coffee table “The dictionary of Fashion”. Then it occurred to me that I would like to write about the basic things. Haute couture is the first thing that came to my mind as many of…

SUMMERTIME… LONDON TRENDS AND THE LIVIN IS EASY

Having still a festive flavour from December’s madness in our mouths (if you replace the word festive with chocolate still makes sense), everyone is trying to get ready for the next big thing…Spring/Summer 2018!!!! Fashionistas around the world start wondering about thing like what it will be worn? What colours will be the hottest trends and what materials will be preferred?  All these unanswered questions in combination with the stress of returning to the beach body (which usually we wave goodbye to during Christmas time) can drive a man nuts, right? But one shall not be worried… I am here! After researching every dark corner of the internet, I am here to present the new trends for Spring/Summer 2018. Plastic is Fantastic After Raf Simons debuted Vinyl in his Calvin Klein autumn 2017 collection, many big Houses adopted it for their 2018 collection. Valentino, Chanel and of course Calvin Klein…

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