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  • Kirsty McKenzie

    10 posts Glasgow
    Kirsty studied Law but now write about lipstick, shoes and politics on the internet. Sorry Mum. She likes to write about other things too, spot more of her work on her site hellotwobirds.com

    Is Exercise The New 'Going Out'?

    |Thinking of switching your one (or ten) Gin and Tonic for a spin class or weightlifting? So is a lot of people. Here is why. It’s Friday night and the lights are low. Strangers bodies are pushing against me, sweaty and breathless as they mouth the words to their

    Why Quitting Isn't for Losers

    When we are younger, our parents teach us not to quit. No matter how much we hate it or how hard we find it, bad things are just something you have to learn to stick out. Don’t stop till you reach the top of the mountain. Eat all your

    Has Treat Yourself Culture Gone Too Far?

    I hate reading about money. More specifically, I hate reading ‘money-saving guides’ – the patronising, holier-than-thou budget-stretching tips that do the rounds on the internet and in cringy women's magazines. The last thing I want to do when I’m nursing a killer hangover and drinking an overpriced smoothie from Juice

    Fashion Without Borders

    |Should Fashion be tackling the Immigration crisis and the injustices in our society? And when is our effort good enough? Fashion Without Borders could change lives. 2017, the year that Western designers came out fighting with political slogan T-shirts and a wave of feel-good campaigns. We had the Pink Pussy

    Illamasqua Boycott Trump Supporters

    Activists on the catwalks, the return of political slogan T-shirts – and now a beauty company is boycotting some of its customers. Is this simply another controversial campaign? Or proof that when global politics are in turmoil, the fashion and beauty industry can come out fighting? This season, when you're browsing