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Winter blues, red-hot style: a Londoner’s guide to cold weather dressing

Winter blues, red-hot style: a Londoner’s guide to cold weather dressing

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With temperatures plummeting to below freezing in the capital, Londoners are likely to prioritise function over form when getting dressed this week.   But winter need not sentence us to becoming puffer-clad Michelin men. For many fashion mavens, colder weather is the perfect excuse to layer up, layer on an extra accessory (or three) and go bold with makeup. We spoke to students on the University of Westminster’s Harrow campus, who were adamant that the chill would not curb their sense of style. Yelia and Echo (@ech0ech0echo). (Credit: Holly Munks) Yelia and Echo presented their expert take on cosy chic. Building on a base of thermals, they layered up statement knitwear, which proves that warmth and style are not mutually exclusive. As Echo pointed out, a boring wint
Revamp your winter wardrobe in preparation for the Arctic blast

Revamp your winter wardrobe in preparation for the Arctic blast

clothes, Fashion, streetwear, Student, Taste
Image by Dan O. Eboka. The Arctic airflow from the North pole is expected to bring with it chills of below -8C (17.6F). So it's time to grab your winter coat, plus a double layer of insulation, and a beanie hat to match.  With the Met Office announcing a yellow warning for snow in parts of the UK, Westminster World spoke with our resident fashion expert and University of Westminster student Alexia Georgieva, for her top tips on how to stay fashionably warm this winter.  Image by  Vlada Karpovich | Pexels. “Knit is very in at the moment,” said Alexia. For a look that's both artisan and functional, swap the hoodie for a knitted cardigan instead. Knitted hats with ear warmers, knitted scarfs and knitted gloves that are waterproof. Historically, they have ea
The rise of Rental Fashion

The rise of Rental Fashion

clothes, Culture, streetwear, urban, youth
Rental fashion is taking over giving you a chance to rent the most luxury streetwear in the industry. Now that London fashion week is on its way, taking place on the 16th & 17th of February 2019. We get to know the prices of the most highly anticipated streetwear brands such as Off-white by designer Virgil Abloh with prices starting from £900.                                                                            Off White jacket by Virgil Alboh   With the rise of the value of these new brands we also get to experience the rise of rental fashion. Alize Demange, who has just opened a pop up shop in London is giving the chance to young people to rent designer items, trying to create a new trend.