The ‘Instagram Blouse’ and my Fickle Obsession with Insta-Trends

The ‘Instagram Blouse’ is not a new trend; blowing up, according to Man Repeller, after first appearing on the Maison Cléo Instagram account in May 2017. A year on and we are all still hook line and sinker for it. While independent designers are still doing the trend best, the high street has followed suit with more affordable alternatives, …

INFashionJuly 21, 2018
BY: hannahlouisef
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Little Black Summer Dress

The LBD is oft neglected during the summer months, but I am here to make its case. Black is always good: it goes with everything, Summer Goth is a look, and you can be as sweaty as you like without getting sweat patches (added bonus that you won’t stain a black dress when you inevitably …

INFashionJuly 17, 2018
BY: hannahlouisef
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CHOICE

It’s a long, hot summer, and I am constantly sweaty and running out of outfit ideas. I have banished black almost entirely(!) in favour of light and airy pieces like these summer hero shorts. Already a favourite of every Instagram fashion gal, I could not resist joining the bandwagon. We tend not to associate shorts …

INFashionJuly 10, 2018
BY: hannahlouisef
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Goodbye Darkness

Au revoir l’obscurité: goodbye darkness. I don’t tend to wear my heart on my sleeve, but rather on my t-shirt (and on my twitter feed, ehem). Perhaps I am just caught up in the high of good weather, festivals and football, but tentatively I really do feel like I have said goodbye to the ‘darkness’ …

INFashion  LifeJuly 5, 2018
BY: hannahlouisef
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The Monthly Playlist: June

Football is coming home, my dudes, but in between repeat plays of Three Lions, World In Motion, Vindaloo and Tubthumping I have found time for some of my favourite new releases in a long while. Most notably I have not stopped spinning Matt Maltese’s Bad Contestant, Snail Mail’s Lush, Nine Inch Nails’ Bad Witch, SOPHIE’s OIL OF …

INMusicJuly 4, 2018
BY: hannahlouisef
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The Problem with Sincerity in the Age of Relatable Content

Over the course of my career, my most viewed and best received posts on any platform have been those that are in some way personal or issue-focused. Like my recent piece on heartbreak, something I wrote about my mental health over the course of 2016, this piece I wrote with Grace about different bodies in the …

INEssaysJune 26, 2018
BY: hannahlouisef
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