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Claire Stuart

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Award winning blogger, full time creep. Pop culture, counter culture and bad jokes. Came here to eat snacks, chat feminism, death and fashion. And guess what? I'm all out of snacks.

An Alternative Berlin Bucket List

| Be Different. Instead of the typical tourist favourites, make sure you visit these spots on your trip to Berlin! A hipster mecca steeped in history, it's no wonder it's become one of Europe's top city breaks. And of course there's loads to see and do. From street art to the

The Big Old Baby Question

| Sarah Silverman's said herself “I want to have kids when there's nothing else I want more.” And THAT I get. Bringing a new life into the world is a big decision. There's a question that women of a certain age will find themselves subject to. Especially if you're in a

The Dark World of Deep Fakes (Revenge Porn 2.0)

| Celebrities are common masturbation fodder and when it comes down to it there is nothing inherently wrong with fantasy. Back in December, [Motherboard ](https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/gydydm/gal-gadot-fake-ai-porn) explored reddit's growing obsession with an open source AI technology that was being used to map celebrity faces

Beating the Millennial Myth

| The phrase "Don't judge a book by it's cover", can be applied to the millennial generation. Despite some truth, don't tar us all with the same brush. Narcissistic, entitled and lazy, welcome to the game of millennial myth bingo where every week there seems to be a new

The Emotional Catharsis of Giving a Fuck

| You're too late. The fuck ship has sailed. IDGAF. Here's the thing about [The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck.](https://www.amazon.co.uk/Life-Changing-Magic-Not-Giving-bestselling/dp/1784298468) It's great. Like, circulated among my friend-group, let's start a book club kind of great. The premise is simple enough

Is Body Positivity the New Body Shaming?

| Photoshop doesn't make you pretty on the inside. The only requirement to be a real women? To identify as one. So, is body positivity the new body shaming? Short answer. No. Right, case closed guys, we can pack up. Good job all round. Lol, okay. I'll bite. Because while body-positivity

Girl Scouts and Consent

| Innocent American young girls are growing up and learning valuable life lessons at Girl Scouts. Never did we ever see that they would have to learn about consent when selling candy. As we get in to the full swing of the holidays [The Girl Scouts of America](http://www.girlscouts.

Is The Fear of Failure Holding You Back?

| The most successful people were once the biggest failures too. Fall down 8 times, get up 9 because what's for you won't go by you. It can feel like falling. Or drowning. Perhaps for you it's a dense, pressing claustrophobia. Or it's a feeling of wide, all encompassing emptiness that

The Myth of Professional Dressing

| The struggles of trying to be professional and how "Smart-Casual" dressing can be the most stressful part of your job. If there is anything Romy and Michelle taught me (other than a formula for glue and some sweet dance moves) it was you shouldn’t have to dress

LFW SS18 Alt Designers to watch

Another London Fashion Week has been and gone and in it's wake leaving us with a fresh batch of hot design talent to become that tiny little obsessed with. And when I say become a little bit obsessed I mean full scale embracing a ride or die romance with. Sure,

The problematic legacy of Hugh Hefner

| The issue of how this legend did so much good that often goes unrecognised because of his bad behaviour. The man who changed the bunny ears. Few people can lay claim to a cultural legacy as prominent and divisive as the late media mogul Hugh Hefner. In fact social media

Fyodor Golan SS18 at LFW

It's athleisure on acid with Fyodar Golon's futuristic surfer girl presentation this season. The design duo have become known for their iconic collaborations including My Little Pony and Powerpuff Girls, and SS18 is no exception with design giant chupa chups having more than a lingering influence - predominatley with colour,

Ryan Lo SS18 at LFW

The crowned prince of kawaii returns this year with his SS 18 collection, opting for monochromatic bridal vibes by way of Lolita. Ryan Lo is leaning hard in to fashion's current love affair with princess dressing with plenty of romantic chiffons, extravagant beading and soft florals. Gone are the big,