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Is Op Shopping Just Another Trend?

Writing by Alyssa Forato // photograph by Laura May Grogan

The number of sustainable fashion girlies, gays and theys (and we’ll give some credit to the guys too, I guess) is on the rise. People are flocking to op shops to get unique garments and achieve high-fashion looks while practising ethical fashion and sticking to a budget. In fact, people who rank higher on a style consciousness scale are more likely to shop sustainably.

The resurgence of y2k, along with Melbourne’s distinctive, editori

TikTok Made Me Do It

TikTok has become massively popular over the past few years, especially thanks to the pandemic and its subsequent lockdowns. With this rocket-speed ascension into the mainstream social media space, came an unpredicted power and influence over cultural trends.

Videos that go viral on TikTok heavily influence what’s hot and what’s not. Growing trends that circulate on the app affect the music industry, fashion trends, what food people are eating and what entertainment they’re consuming.

But why

The Pill: My Journey On and Off

The world has been created for cis men and trying to fit around that mould can feel like a burden, especially when it comes to working with our cycle.

Women and non-binary people who are sexually active, struggle with acne or have hormonal issues are often given the ‘solution’ of contraception, which commonly takes the shape of a little, round pill known as ‘birth control’.

81% of Australian women aged between 18-49 use contraception for varying reasons. It’s seen as a simple answer to so many