Evolution of Barbie Sparks Yet More Controversy

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It may be a step away from the usual student fashion and education news but I’m sure there are a few big kids out there or even those just interested in the Barbie scandal who will want to know of the latest controversy to hit the news this week.


Students Steal Fashion Inspiration from Friends Rather than Celebrities

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When it comes to fashion, finding new ways to express ourselves is key. Timeless classics or bang on trend, whatever the style, people will dress according to their personal tastes. It has come to the light this week that rather than taking fashion inspiration from celebrities, young women are now choosing to copy friends and even strangers when buying a new outfit.


Amy Winehouse Back To Black Dress to Be Auctioned


Just four months after the tragic death of singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse comes news that the dress worn on the Back To Black album cover will be auctioned. The dress is expected to raise between £10,000 and £20,000 and all proceeds will go to the Amy Winehouse Foundation.


Trade Show Meets Model Runway in Couture and Trade Fashion Event


This week across the nation appears the hat, scarf and gloves combo, icy breaths and the return of the boot and so we prepare for another cold winter. The cold doesn’t just turn our thoughts to Christmas and cosy nights in but also our winter wardrobes. What to wear? Where to buy it from? Let’s try and step away from the obvious stores this winter and create our own individual looks. Enter The Indulgent Trade Show which will hit Manchester this January in the attempt to bring an eclectic mix of evening wear, occasion dresses and cocktail outfits for the ultimate evening look this winter.


Aspiring Model to Become Face of Clothes Show Live 2012

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Breaking into the fashion industry is hard for any aspiring model. No matter how beautiful, unique or cutting edge a model may be, getting noticed in a world packed full of long legged, bright faced and bushy tailed youngsters is a difficult task. Today, Young Academic brings news of a collaboration between prestigious model agency Select Model Management and the leading social shopping network OSOYOU.com who are on the search for the Face of Clothes Show Live 2012 which could be the ultimate breakthrough for aspiring models across the nation.


Young Academic Joins Forces with Exclusive Hair Chester for Fantastic Student Deals

With the new academic year well underway, students will be well and truly into a routine of sleepy lectures, fancy dress shopping and relentless nights out. At Young Academic we understand the effect the last few weeks will have had on your pocket and your beauty regime which is why we are scouring the country for the best deals for you. We’ve got great news for all University of Chester students looking for the perfect excuse to be pampered after a hard few weeks of boozing.


Creative Awards Programme Launched for Students as Part of Clothes Show Live 2011

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Now in its 23rd year, the Clothes Show Live is celebrating yet another year packed full of fashion, catwalks, models, celebrities and shopping. Young Academic can bring you information on the latest goings-on from the fashion event and it seems it’s not all about all snapping up the hottest must-haves for the season.


UEL Celebrates Unprecedented Fashion Industry Success

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Young Academic can bring you some great education news today, especially for students at UEL. The University of East London’s School of Arts and Digital Industries celebrated the success of its fashion industry placement programme yesterday with an event at the University’s fashion school.


Zalando Could Well Be the Answer This Term for Students on a Budget

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The Young Academic student fashion section has gone from strength to strength this summer and is preparing for the new academic year by finding you guys the very best threads at remarkable prices. We have profiled the latest looks from such high street names as River Island and Topshop and the latest range we thought we should mention comes from a rather unlikely source.