Chichi Ogwe


Location icon United Kingdom

I am an undergraduate student at the University of Leeds, studying for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and Sociology.

From the age of 17 I have been interested in magazine journalism, media, marketing, public relations and communications. I am extremely passionate and enthusiastic about these fields and I am a keen writer and blogger.

Since 2011 I have worked as a freelance blogger, writer and contributor. I run my own blog, Trends, Style & Features, and I have written for a number of online magazines and blogs: Croydon Guardian, The Student Room (Insight), Lippy No Gloss, Lippy Fashion, Hail Style, So Vain Magazine, i the stylist and Student Fashion Blog.

As of 2014 I am the Sub-Editor for Politics & Current Affairs for Lippy No Gloss.

My long-term goal is to have a highly successful and long-term career in magazine journalism and public relations, but I am also considering careers in marketing or media planning.

Fashion// Fashion Blog Selection

Over the past few years, fashion blogging has taken over the internet world by storm. There are millions of active fashion bloggers around the world, using various blogging platforms such as Blogger, WordPress and Tumblr in order to showcase their work.

Art & Culture // Business Icon: Angela Ahrendts

Angela Ahrendts (DBE) is a famous businesswoman. She was the CEO of the high-end fashion brand Burberry from the year 2006. However, in mid-2014 she will join Apple Inc as head of its retail. Ahrendts is often credited as one of the most influential women in the world.

Fashion // Behind the Brand: Harrods

Harrods is an upmarket luxury department store located in Knightsbridge, London. Established in 1834, it sells various high-quality goods, such as clothing, jewellery, food, drink, toys and interior items. It is one of the most famous and iconic department stores in the world, and on an annual basis it attracts many shoppers and tourists internationally, as well as from the UK.

Fashion // Behind the Brand: Selfridges

Selfridges is a chain of department stores which specialises in selling a vast array of high-end products. It was founded in London by Harry Gordon Selfridge, an America retail magnate who had previously opened department stores in America. The store is also located in Manchester and Birmingham whilst its iconic flagship store is located on Oxford Street in London.

Art & Culture // Behind the Brand: Marks and Spencer

Marks and Spencer is a retailer which specializes in high-quality clothing and food products. It's headquarters are based in London, but the company was founded in Leeds in the late 1800s. Since its humble beginnings in the 1800s, the retailer has transformed and expanded, and is now present in other countries around the world.

Beauty // Behind the Brand: Sephora

Sephora is a cosmetics brand founded in Paris in 1970. The name Sephora originates from the Greek word "sephos", meaning "beauty". The company features more than 100 prestigious beauty brands, such as NARS and Urban Decay, as well as its own beauty line, and it offers a variety of high-end beauty products including make-up, skin and body care, fragrance, accessories and haircare.

Remembering Oscar De La Renta

On the 20th October 2014 one of the fashion greats of the world, Oscar de la Renta, passed at the age of 82 in his home in Connecticut. He was one of the most renowned, established, most-loved, celebrated and highly respected fashion designers in the entire world, and had a loyal following of celebrities and fans alike.

Croydon Guardian
Norbury Manor Now Officially Open

On Monday 8th November, the new Sixth Form and Enterprise building at Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College was officially opened by Carol Nicholls, CBE, who was headteacher at the school for 11 years until she retired in 2008.

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