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    A Tribute to TV Classics of the 90s

    In my opinion, one of the best TV decades was the 90s. Okay, sure, we do seem to be in a bit of TV renaissance at the moment, producing one critically acclaimed TV show after another, and while that’s great, sometimes you want something a bit trashier and bit

    K-Pop 101

    *Disclaimer: Fashion Fix Daily is not responsible for any negative effects of reading this article. Possible side-effects may include: obsession, abandoning all other genres and trying to sing along with a language you don’t speak. Proceed at your own risk. Firstly, what is K-Pop? At its simplest, it is

    Podcasts: an Introduction

    Almost everyone is listening to podcasts, but where the hell do you start? There is basically a podcast on every topic and new ones are being added daily, so rather than stress whilst poring over pages and pages of podcast listings, here is a handy little guide to get you

    Anxiety Self Care Tips

    Mental health can be a difficult topic to write about, everybody has their very own personal journey. While I never intended to write about this subject, I came to the realisation that I have actually developed a pretty good number of anxiety self-care tips, which to be honest I actually

    Alternative Style Icons: Angelyne

    Before Paris, before Kim - or before the whole Kardashian/Jenner clan - there was Angelyne. The mysterious LA staple made herself famous for being famous, through the subtle tactic of billboards. These billboards, which at one point numbered in the hundreds, have become as infamous as their subject matter.

    Alternative Style Icons: Nina Hagen

    When I think of the word ‘icon’, Nina Hagen is always one of the first people who comes to mind. She was crazy, sexy, a constant sartorial risk taker, and always truly authentic, which tends to be a common feature in the really stylish: it seeps out of their pores,

    Pearly Kings & Queens: The Real Royal Family

    To have not be exposed to some sort of royal wedding news this year would have pretty much been impossible. Personally, I’m not a fan of the royals and yet I could barely go on the internet for the days around the nuptials between Harry and his American bride

    Kim Kardashian: Reality Star. Snake Oil Salesman. Saint?

    Kim Kardashian has always been a pretty divisive figure, but love her or hate her, there is no denying her influence - especially after the monumental meeting with President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner, where she sought clemency for sixty-three-year-old great-grandmother Alice Marie Johnson, who was sentenced in 1996 to

    Alternative Style Icons: Pat Butcher

    Developing your personal identity can take years, and while experimentation and trend watching is fundamental, your personal choice of style icons is also crucial. Now, from my perspective, a true stylish individual is never someone who says Chloë Sevigny or Kate Moss is their ultimate style inspiration. I mean duh,

    Introduction to Zines

    At its most basic, zine is short for magazine. Firstly, let's break down specifics. There is much confusion over what a ZINE actually is and much of that confusion comes from ambiguous and at times interchangeable terminology. To clear up this confusion, here’s a simple breakdown: A post shared

    The Best East Asian Beauty YouTubers

    We have had quite a few East Asian beauty articles here on fashion fix daily, so we are obsessed, but it can be a little hard to navigate a beauty market across the other side of the world. The solution? YouTube, of course. YouTube is actually the solution to most

    The Weird World of Celebrity Dolls

    So, I’m sure we are all pretty familiar with Barbie and, while Barbie is cool, the real gem of the doll world has to be celebrity dolls, so prepare for a new obsession. From Britney Spears to Cher, or NSync to the cast of Star Trek, welcome to the

    Alternative Style Icons: Courtney Love

    Love her or hate her, there is no denying Courtney Love has had a big impact on style and fashion, becoming the poster child for grunge and synonymous with the Kinderwhore movement. Her influence on fashion has inspired the likes of Marc Jacobs, Meadham Kirchhoff and Hedi Slimane and her

    Reclaiming History’s Greatest Women

    Who inspires you? It’s a relatively simple question, but for women this question can be tinged with sadness. While there are so many iconic women that we should be greatly influenced by, they are so often overlooked or at times completely wiped from history. As humans, we all look

    Fandom’s Craziest Moments

    With the news that the police have foiled the possible kidnapping of Lana Del Ray, we are reminded that fandom isn’t always a safe place. Armed with a three-inch knife police arrested superfan and stalker Michael Hunt, 43 who was detained and eventually charged with "aggravated stalking &

    East Asian Makeup Trends

    So, we have written about East Asian (particularly Korean) skincare on Fashion Fix Daily before, and while we are obsessed, the make-up world has some gems too. While we are bombarded with Western-style makeup trends from heavy contouring to cut creases, what are the trends sweeping the other side of

    Alternative Style Icons: Siouxsie Sioux

    She became the icon of Goth girls everywhere, a mantle she didn’t accept or relish, but nonetheless Siouxsie Sioux is synonymous with goth style, even being referred to as the ‘godmother of Goth’. From her beginnings within the world of Punk, and as part of the of the ‘Bromley

    Mercury Retrograde & How to Survive it

    Mercury being in Retrograde is a term we hear quite a lot nowadays and to be honest it tends to be in the form of either an excuse, or a fearful warning. While the astrologically informed may be pretty familiar with Mercury Retrograde, most of us are pretty clueless. So

    Everything You Need To Know About BTS

    With their monumental performance at the AMA awards and complete destruction of practically every music chart in the world, K-Pop superstars BTS are looking like the first Korean act to not only break the West, but to dominate it. BTS officially debuted in 2013 under the company BIG Hit Entertainment