Fashion Brands by Mark Tungate

It's the second Thursday of my two reading weeks and I'm honestly questioning where the time has gone. I've been grateful for these weeks because as well as providing me with the the opportunity to  broaden my knowledge of the fashion industry, they also gave me the chance to go back to Manchester for a few …

Gymshark; The fitness apparel brand taking over the world…

Gymshark; the chances are, whether you're into fitness or not, you've heard of them. Over the last 5 years, they seem to have appeared from out of nowhere and completely dominated the fitness wear scene. They were recently officially named the UK's fastest growing business but where have they come from and how have they …

My favourite cruelty free beauty products

  Towards the end of last year, I made the conscious decision to stop buying any products that were tested on animals. It was around summer that I became fully aware of the atrocities that went on in Animal Testing and from then on, my interest in the subject and passion for it has only …

NTU FCP TAKES NEW YORK: DAY 4

On Thursday we headed a little further out of town to Williamsburg, Brooklyn which meant catching a ferry over the Hudson. It was nice to get out of the city centre as I've been to New York before with my family but we never left Manhattan. The ferry crossing was pretty quick and as soon …

NTU FCP TAKES NEW YORK: DAY 2

The first full day in New York kicked off with a trip to the Fashion Institute of Technology (or FIT) for a perfume and fragrance talk which turned out to be possibly the most interesting 2 hours of my life. We learnt about different types of fragrance and what  distinguishes them from each other and …

NTU FCP TAKES NEW YORK: DAY 1

New York; one of the biggest fashion capitals in the world. Could there be any place better to take a bunch of young people that could be potential future contributors to the fashion industry? That’s why on 8th January 2018, NTU Fashion Communication and Promotion students jetted off to the ‘Big Apple’ for 5 days …