HOW TO COLLABORATE WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS

Bloggers have problems but so do our photographers and it’s mainly because of us. Just like how we find it difficult to stomach doing an entire campaign with deadlines and approvals when a brand says ‘we have no budget’, I’ve heard the same complaint from my friends behind the camera. A lot of people have asked me how to collaborate…
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WHY I HATE INSTAGRAM COMMENT GROUPS

Instagram comment groups or pods come in various forms – mass Telegram chats with hundreds of people, DM groups and even niche Facebook ones. Varying in size and quality of accounts, many people who are in one or have been before told me that they wouldn’t usually follow the people there if it weren’t for the group’s rules. These collectives…
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On My Wishlist

3 LUXURY TRANSITION ACCESSORIES UNDER £500

I feel like calling this a ‘luxury transition accessories’ post would be a joke, considering that the weather in London for the last three months has been a permanent tie-over to autumn. The UK literally could not wait to get all of us back into scarves and wooly jumpers. When it comes to transitioning, most of us have the usual…
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WHAT I LOVE ABOUT FASHION

When I was studying Art History, one of the arguments in defence of our subject was that our discipline was not a by-product or secondary to another. It was not a branch of History or a theoretical arm of Fine Art, it wasn’t even a practical manifestation of Philosophy. Art History was what it is. However, what I didn’t admit…
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DON’T BE A BRAND WHORE

From what I’ve observed, accounts with something like 3k have already experienced multiple brand collaborations and a couple paid gigs. And that’s great – my friends who struggle with growth find that those partnerships give them a little boost of confidence when Instagram seems impossible. However, I didn’t really get approached for anything outside of Takumi until I was about…
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