McBling: The Early 2000s You Always Knew Existed

Tube tops, lip gloss, and Juicy Tracksuits are back whether you like it or not. While some refer to this era as the “Naughties” or “Early 2000s”, another name is circulating through the Internet. Enter McBling. The name was coined through a Facebook page in 2016 and has generated over 5,000 members. The admin of...

Halloween Countdown: 1 Day!

Stay vigilant tomorrow night, Hatti Rex‘s clown is on the loose!

Daughters of Darkness

It’s Halloween, and as many of us don our vampire costumes, we look back at the female vampire and its history. The vampire flick is a genre that has a deep-rooted connection with feminism and queer theory, yet is encompassed within the male gaze and is a genre intertwined with misogynistic and homophobic tendencies. It’s...

Fashion East LFW SS16 Show Report

     Before Shoreditch became the trendy meeting point for the painfully normal, the east end of London used to be rife with creative geniuses before all the pop up shops and nine ‘til fivers came along. In those days, drunken idiots and creative geniuses alike would gather together in their local boozer of choice, The...

Smells Like Teen Blaming: Why you all Need to Quit Hating on the Girl Who Wore the Kurt Cobain Suicide Letter Shirt

Whether you’re the queen bee or the kid who hangs out alone in the library, high school is a pretty difficult time for everybody with hormone levels running as high as your pressure to get good grades. It’s around this time when you start to mold your own identity and make some pretty questionable life...

The A-Z of Trash Fashion: A is for the Ashleys

“Ashley, a name that stands for beauty and specialness” – Ashley A The Ashleys were the original mean girls. Before pink Wednesdays there was purple day, where the same rule applied for the pre-pubescent girl gang as it did for the Plastics – break the rules and you can’t sit with us! In Clueless-esque outfits:...

Hatti Rex

Word on the street is that Hatti Rex has had every hair colour imaginable, used to be “Habbo famous” and once won a Blue Peter badge for drawing a dog. As well as being one of our illustrators, Hatti regularly creates vaguely dystopian moving image pieces and regularly updates her super colourful personal style blog....