Think Pieces

Opinion

why can’t pop culture portray the period?

It's a vitally important narrative to normalise.
Laura Winnick
11.23.18
Opinion

white girls reinventing themselves as black women on instagram has to stop

As a recent Twitter storm brought attention to social media blackface, Emma Dabiri looks at the cultural history of this racist practice and its links to black women being perceived as sexually available.
Emma Dabiri
11.20.18
the earthwise issue

what is the answer to fashion's waste problem?

As Burberry, Stella McCartney and H&M pledge to help eliminate plastic pollution, we look back to The Earthwise Issue, in which Osman Ahmed asked: How can fashion find a new route to sustainability?
Osman Ahmed
10.30.18
Think Pieces

fashion students are using crowdfunding to secure creative freedom

Platforms like Pozible are helping young designers access resources previously out of reach.
Briony Wright
10.24.18
Opinion

what constantly worrying about money does to your mental health

Behind the smoke screen of outrageous money diaries and upscaled Instagram shots, financial difficulties are seriously harming young people.
Cristiana Bedei
10.23.18
Think Pieces

why we can all do better with ghosting

Do we need to accept it as part of dating now, or does something need to change?
Nick Levine
10.6.18
Think Pieces

selfishness in the age of self-care

Are we cancelling plans, retreating from friends and avoiding real problems under the guise of 'self-care'?
Cristiana Bedei
9.26.18
the earthwise issue

confessions of a former #metoo sceptic

It seems rather depressing, and possibly even counterproductive to suggest that #MeToo hasn’t had a tangible effect on working women’s lives, and it’s not that I don’t think it will -- it’s just that it hasn’t happened yet.
Otegha Uwagba
9.26.18
Think Pieces

we're addicted to notifications, likes and follower counts. so what now?

Withholding notifications and then releasing them en masse is just one sinister tactic employed by social media platforms to increase our addiction. Do we need to take heed of Kanye's advice and eradicate follower numbers and likes altogether?
Claudia Paterson
9.25.18
Think Pieces

keanu forever: why keanu reeves is perfect

We’ll never stop loving you, Keanu.
Philippa Snow
9.3.18
Culture

instagram is the only dating app we're all using

Instagram publicises our private moments and makes our relationships "official". It's shaping how we love even if we think it doesn’t.
Dane Scott
8.31.18
Culture

does 'the hills' have a place in 2018?

It was a pioneer of the scripted-reality format we’ve become so obsessed with. But how will it fair in a culture that’s ultimately outgrown it?
Yusuf Tamanna
8.29.18
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