Villalonga: my father’s hometown

As the holidays roll around, and with just one week left of the term, I catch myself thinking about my origins. As a third culture kid, it’s difficult for me to identify with a single location. My mother is American,…

Angelica Olawepo on social mobility, fashion, and leaving Oxford

photography by Sebastian Mullen No one is happier to be at LSE than Angelica Olawepo. After spending a year on an access programme at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, she applied to study here. She  even travelled to attend the LSE…

The Balenciaga Exhibition: A Cultural Journey through Fashion

The Victoria and Albert Museum is currently hosting an exhibition dedicated to the revolutionary work of the fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga named Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion. The futuristic designs and extraordinary patterns bedazzle the viewer with the possibility of him or…

Dame Vivienne Westwood on Theresa May, Julian Assange and Telling Off The Queen of Sweden

By Taryana Odayar, Executive Editor.  Renowned fashion designer and ardent political activist Dame Vivienne Westwood delivered two public lectures at the LSE on Monday the 26th and Wednesday the 28th of September 2016, on ‘The Rotten Financial System (Rot $)…