Adidas consumerism Fashion

Lola in The Guardian: How Adidas trains us to be slaves to fashion

[Originally published in The Guardian] Adidas has pulled Jeremy Scott’s controversial slave-shackle hi-tops – but not without revealing the true state of consumers It took me a good few minutes to really look at, deconstruct and mentally digest the image of the purple, white and orange trainers that had been posted on Adidas’ Facebook page. […]

America consumerism

Teach students financial literacy

[Originally published in The Guardian] Barack Obama’s new student loans legislation won’t help young people who have grown up accepting that debt is the norm After graduating from Cambridge, I considered doing further study in America. I checked out some of the top colleges and looked into how much it would cost to study at […]