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How Has Politics Influenced Fashion?

Freedom of speech is something many take for granted, yet unlike many nations, Britain is one that allows its people to express their feelings on virtually any topic, whether that be sport, music or even politics. There’s nothing new about people channelling their feelings regarding the state of Britain’s political system, but the way in which we are doing so has seen a shift of late. The growth of the inte ...

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Four Easy Ways To Volunteer Your Time For Charity

It's often said that if you want to work for a not-for-profit organisation, you have to 'do your time' with volunteer work. This isn't necessarily true – there are plenty of routes to the NFP job of your dreams and not all of them involve doing volunteer work. However, there are also a lot of excellent reasons to pursue volunteer work, whether you have a yen for the more professional side of the sector. The ...

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Airbrushing – An Exciting Way To Decorate T Shirts

When it comes to finding a unique T-Shirt, there are many options out there: Silk-screen, Transfer, Tie-dye; but few methods of decorating your fabric will produce the high-quality, customisable look and feel of an airbrushed t-shirt; If you are wondering what the possibilities of air-brush art are, just do a quick online image search for some examples: from brilliantly rendered cartoon characters to depict ...

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Top 3 Tips For Creating A Photo Calendar

With the holidays and end-of-year festivities fast approaching, now is the time to start planning for those inevitable upcoming gift-giving rituals.   Gift-giving does not need to be stressful.  Even if you have hard-to-buy-for friends and family, the best way to find the right gifts for them is to start early and plan ahead. Unique, personalized, and customized gifts are the most appreciated types of gifts ...

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The Rise Of Hip Hop

Hip hop has come a long way. Started in the 1970s by African American communities living in New York specifically in the Bronx area, the genre has now reached worldwide mainstream audiences. Born at Block Parties, DJs incorporated funk and soul music which received popular reception from audiences. This sparked DJs to isolate the percussive breaks in popular songs and extend them by using two turn tables. T ...

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How To Make Your Sofa Look As Good As New

The way your sofa looks can have a huge effect on the overall look and mood of the room. If you feel it’s time for a new look but don’t want to spend hundreds of pounds on a new sofa then why not just spruce up the old one? If you love how comfortable your old sofa is but want a fresh feel then here are a few ways that will help you make it look as good as new! Reupholstering Reupholstering is quite a large ...

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Let’s Get Personal With The Presents

It’s always nice to receive a gift; whoever it was that said, ‘it’s better to give than to receive’ undoubtedly did so through gritted teeth, or else didn’t have many friends. But we all know there are times when you tear open a gift package and your heart sinks. Your auntie has sent you a scented candle again or your cousin has put their imagination on hold and sent you yet another gift voucher – usually f ...

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Unforgettable Charms For Precious Moments

There will always be those special moments in life that you want to cherish forever, and those moments are even better when shared with friends and loved ones. If someone you care about has a special day coming up in their life, then finding a thoughtful gift for them is both a wonderful gesture and a great way to commemorate the event. If the person you’re buying for lives for fashion or has a taste for st ...

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Thrift Shop Fashion: How To Get Completely On-Trend Using Just Wit, Guile & A Handful Of Small Change

Anyone who is familiar with the comings and goings of mainstream fashion knows that for the past two years British Vogue has resurrected a feature that originated from the dark recesses of the 1980s in the hope that it will resonate with a more financially austere Britain. However, the items contained within the ‘More Dash Than Cash’ photospread are, yes, Dash-y, but more often than not, they are also quite ...

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What Does Your Charm Bracelet Say About You?

Charm bracelets have been around for centuries in some form or another, traditionally as a way of keeping lucky talismans and trinkets close at all times.  They have been very much in style for some time now and they seem likely to remain popular for the foreseeable future too. If you haven’t already invested in a charm bracelet, now is the time to get started! Charm bracelets can come in different styles b ...

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