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Academic Conference Look #2
Academic Conference Look #2
by | Fashion/Style

Here in the UK, summer is officially over and the usual green leaves are turning into the beautiful shades of autumn. The colour inspiration I get walking through the university campus these days just blows my mind. The warmth of autumnal colours of nature is the gift that keeps giving, which make us want to […]

Understanding Individual Style
Understanding Individual Style
by | Fashion/Style

Magazines, celebrities, and television shows may determine what’s in fashion, but YOU are the connoisseur of your individual style. One of the biggest myths around being stylish is the perception that one must have a lot of money to expend on endless shopping. I once believed this too. However, I have since learnt that personal style is […]

Fashion: Why Academics Should Care
Fashion: Why Academics Should Care
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Fashion Matters: Why academics should care about what they wear  By Ben Barry (@drbenbarry) This article was originally published on The Chronicle of Higher Education. Academics get a bad rap for their sartorial choices. More than two decades ago the fashion historian Valerie Steele scoffed that “academics may be the worst-dressed middle-class occupational group.” Today this […]

Style Rules for Mixing Prints
Style Rules for Mixing Prints
by | Fashion/Style

| By Stylish @ Work (maximize by mixing and matching prints) Spring is here (it seems), and my mind has turned to new ways of spicing up my current wardrobe, without having to invest in an entirely new season’s worth of styles. There’s no better way to do this than mixing and matching what’s already in […]

3 job interview style inspiration
3 job interview style inspiration
by | Fashion/Style

In the new year, it is not uncommon for some of us to start considering switching jobs, and in some cases, careers. The Stylish Academic team has put together 3 job interview looks that will hopefully get you started on getting creative with pieces you may already have in your wardrobe in the shortest of time. […]

How to layer outfits like a pro this winter
How to layer outfits like a pro this winter
by | Fashion/Style

As the weather takes chilly to a whole new high (or should I say low?), it’s time to pile on the jumpers and double the tights. To layer outfits is risky business because many times, for the sake of comfort and warmth…to heck with style! However, there is a secret to layering, and we are […]

How to Walk in High Heels
How to Walk in High Heels
by | Fashion/Style

By Sophie Powell (Scientific Beauty) | I have always had a fascination with high heels. The higher, the better! I always dreamed that with my first paycheck from my first real job I would buy myself a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes; how I will glide around my future office and hold meetings from the […]

5 MakeUp brushes Under £15
5 MakeUp brushes Under £15
by | Fashion/Style

Beauty and style do not always have to break the bank you know? It can be affordable yet effortlessly chic. Many of us do not wear makeup to the campus, not because we don’t give a hoot (some of us don’t actually), but because there isn’t enough time in the morning to “face-fuss”. For others, […]

Meet the Scholar | Yemi Jegz
Meet the Scholar | Yemi Jegz
by | Meet The Scholar

Meet Yemi Jegede, the PhD researcher whom otherwise would have been a football player… cool geek.  Tell us about your research? My research revolves around the development of sustainable eco-friendly heating and air-conditioning solutions for use in the emerging landscape of emission cuts (huh?). In simple terms, I am working on air-conditioners that are less harmful […]