Emily Owen

Journalism student

Location icon Wales

Cardiff University English Literature and Welsh graduate. MA Magazine Journalism student Cardiff University. Ikea Cardiff Magazine coordinator. Wild Thing blogging intern. Contributor for Crack Magazine, Buzz Magazine, Quench Magazine, Afterdark and Mixmag. Blog owner

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Festival style: sashaying and shimmering in sequins - Wild Thing

Sequins, sequins and more sequins: our go-to festival staple for a decadent summer of shimmer By: Emily Owen Instagram: @theglitterygoose There's one prominent festival specimen that everyone adores and that's sequins, right? If you're not one of these people, where have you been hiding!?

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Eight catsuit wonders guaranteed to turn heads and stop hearts

By: Emily Owen Instagram: @theglitterygoose Whether it's a unitard, catsuit, leotard or whatever you want to call them, the list goes on and on. Who doesn't love an all-in-one? We certainly do! They are super flattering, and as you can guess, we are partial to a bit of sparkle. Our motto?

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So is fashion *really* that important? Yes, of course it is - Wild Thing

When you think fashion, do you think vapid, superficial, vain? Think again. By: Emily Owen Instagram: @theglitterygoose I know there are many people out there who just don't understand the concept of fashion. I don't mean that in a callous way. Some people don't see the beauty of the fashion industry.

Redefinition or ruination: fashion's identity crisis

A new business model storming the runways and blurring boundaries between digital and physical retail experiences has been deemed by some as a trailblazing attempt by fashion brand Burberry to modernise and reshape the fashion industry as we know it. Some are not so sure, believing this model will simply

Meghan Plowman's life through the lens

I'm a stylist and photographer and mainly work with interior spaces and products. I have always had an interest in the spaces we inhabit and the items we use to create a home and what makes up our everyday.

Crack Magazine
Alfresco Disco: Lightbox NYE | Crack Magazine

Greeted with a line-up consisting of both familiar faces and out-of-town DJs such as Maxxi Soundsystem, Lukas, Seka and the like, guests soon found themselves to be in good hands. With their Studio 54-esque set up and overhanging lightboxes, Alfresco Disco delivered in decking out the space and transforming it into a retro-futuristic disco palace.

Crack Magazine
Volcov at Teak | Live Review | Crack Magazine

Jacob's Antiques Basement, Cardiff 14 November Touted by the good folks behind Cardiff club night, Teak, as arguably the finest DJ in Italy, Volcov, aka Enrico Crivellaro, took to the depths of Jacob's Antiques basement for a journey through a plethora of different genres.

Craig Richards launches new label Tuppence

Adding another label to his ranks, Craig Richards has launched new imprint Tuppence with Radioactive Man behind the first release. Already known for label The Nothing Special, fabric resident Richards has released 'Go Ahead London' by the electro producer, aka Keith Tenniswood.

Be Svendsen, Sebastian Mullaert and D-Nox & Beckers to perform at Noisily

Be Svendsen, Sebastian Mullaert and D-Nox & Beckers are just some of the acts taking to the stage at Noisily Festival of Music and Arts this summer. Avalon, Tristan, Patrice Baumel and Koan Sound will also be helping the festival celebrate its fifth birthday in Leicestershire from July 7 to 10.

Bugged Out! heads to Margate's Dreamland for one-day festival

Bugged Out! has introduced plans to launch its new one-day festival at Margate's Dreamland. The amusement park will welcome the party brand to Margate's seafront this September, although the line-up is yet to be announced. Guests have been told to expect a mix of "techno, disco, bass and everything in between."

A land of luxury: Get the Aussie look

Australian design is an eclectic fusion between modern and native. Think laid-back, fun and sophisticated interiors which reflect a penchant for multiculturalism. A timeless style that transcends the boundaries of effortless chic, Australian style is the epitome of sophisticated simplicity which matches the Aussie's relaxed personalities.

5 design trends that will never date

Beginning in the 1960's, the post-modern movement stemmed from a response to modernist designs. As a contemporary look which updates styles from the past, postmodernism is not for fans of the minimal. This style rejects functionality and a lack of embellishment, so if you're looking to free yourself through the realms of design, look no further than postmodernism.

Buzz Magazine

HORSE MEAT DISCO | CLUB REVIEW Buffalo, Cardiff, Fri 25 Mar Once Horse Meat Disco embark on their mission to transcend confinements of sexuality through the vehicle of all things funk and disco, it is almost impossible to stop dancing. This was evident from the throng of disco aficionados uniformly sashaying and shimmying in ...

Buzz Magazine

Jacob's Antiques Basement, Cardiff, Fri 11 Mar Teak consistently dishes out an atmosphere that is simply inimitable, as if each and every person in the crowd is encased in their own little bubble of happiness. The mood in the basement of Jacob's Antiques last Friday was certainly no different and was again infused with an organic love that only Teak is capable of generating.

Cardiff man revives local music awards - alt.cardiff

A Cardiff local has set out on a venture to reignite the Cardiff Music Awards. Ed Townend, previous production manager at Oxjam Cardiff takeover, has been involved in music since 2007 and hopes that the awards will recognise the achievements of local musicians.

Cardiff Character: Alan Edge - alt.cardiff

Alan Edge stands behind the counter, calm and collected, reflecting the interior of his quirky outlet and his penchant for the eccentric. Born in Newcastle originally, Alan, 40, moved to Cardiff in December 2014 to open the shop, Princes and Paupers, in the Castle Emporium on Womanby Street.

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