ASOS Could Prove to Be the Ideal Choice for Students this Winter/Spring

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Any regular readers here at Young Academic will be well aware that we are not in the business of soulless advertising, but we have been made aware of some scintillating offers from ASOS that could well be ideal for fashion minded students this winter/spring. It doesn’t matter if you’re a male or female either – the new range is jam-packed with great value products from women’s boots to handbags and backpacks.

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Jessica Minh Anh to Make History with World’s Highest Fashion Show

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In October of last year, Jessica Minh Anh made history in the fashion world after she hosted a fashion runway show on London’s Tower Bridge. 44 metres above the Thames, models and designers gathered for the J Autumn fashion show. On 19th March, the global fashion show organiser will host yet another fashion phenomenon, this time in Malaysia.

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Shrimpton-Mania This Week as Unseen Photographs and New TV Drama of Model are Revealed

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Known as The Face of the 60s and The Symbol of Swinging London, Jean Shrimpton was one of the world’s first supermodels. A week before new television programme, We’ll Take Manhattan, which explores the love affair between the Sixties model and photographer, David Bailey, is launched, a number of unseen shots of the star have been released and put on sale capturing her doe-eyed pose.

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The Ultimate Christmas Wardrobe on a Student Budget

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With reports of snow coming in thick and fast, it is no wonder we’re all reaching for our winter woollies this month. Christmas is just around the corner so here at Young Academic HQ, we’ve put together a guide to this season’s fashion trends so you get it bang on trend for every Christmas meal and night on the town and don’t worry, we’ve found some student fashion budget friendly bargains too!

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ASA Strikes Again as Another High Fashion Advertising Campaign is Banned

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Prada is the latest firm to come under fire for its use of child models just weeks after the Marc Jacobs Oh Lola! advert was banned for sexualising 16 year old Dakota Fanning. The latest Miu Miu campaign which features Oscar nominated actress Hailee Steinfeld has been deemed ‘irresponsible’ because it apparently suggests teen suicide.

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Marc Jacobs Offers Reward for Stolen SS12 Collection

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After last week’s report that his advert was banned comes yet more bad news for Marc Jacobs. On Thursday of last week, the much anticipated Spring Summer 2012 Collection was stolen on its way from Paris to London. There was much speculation over what had happened to the pieces which were worth around £40,000 and now the company has offered a mystery reward for their return.

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Diet Firms Come Under Fire as Youngsters Battle with Eating Disorders

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This week came reports of yet more complaints against the model industry. With the rise in eating disorders and the worry of poor body image amongst youngsters, MPs are investigating diet firms and cosmetic surgeons for their part. Young Academic reports on what looks like the youth mirroring the image and style of models and celebrities.

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Versace Collaborates with H&M to Offer Student Friendly Prices

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This morning saw the launch of the new Versace for collection for H&M. With a 400-strong queue outside the flagship store and the online site down, was it worth the wait and did everyone get what they wanted? Young Academic brings you the latest student fashion news on today’s launch.

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Outrage at Model Industry and Child Models after Dakota Fanning Marc Jacobs Campaign

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At 16, life is just beginning but not in the world of modelling according to a new fashion agency which is currently looking for 13 year olds to nurture into the fashion industry. The news comes just days after the controversy of Marc Jacobs’ Oh Lola! advertising campaign. Rachel Deer gives her views on the latest controversies in the fashion world as opinions continue to fly in essential student fashion news.