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High street shops go online

The internet is a virtual high street – that’s why the big retailers already have online stores’, but are they any good? We talk to Nick Robertson is CEO of Asos.com, the online retail fashion store.

Exclusive interview: Alex Evans

The winner of 'Britain’s Next Top Model' was announced earlier this week in the form of Alex Evans, 19, a student who has just finished her A-level results. We grabbed her for a chat about schmoozing with celebrities, reading Geoffrey Chaucer in the early hours of the morning and the size-zero debate.

Dedicated followers of fashion

Yves Saint Laurent – the “master of couture” as he has been called elsewhere on this website – died earlier this week, which has made everyone in the world of fashion very sad. However, we’ve decided to buck the trend and be very happy. Not because we’re heartless swines on Student, but because we’re inspired by the legacy that Monsieur Saint Laurent has left behind and excited by the new talent that is coming through, particularly here in the UK.

Fashion: Wear your heart on your sleeve

For most students, university is a series of firsts; the first time you move away from home, the first time your bedsheets go without being washed for a month, that sort of thing. But mainly, university is the first time that you can - if you want to - totally overhaul your personality and image.

Style challenge

Kelly Lupson, 23, graduated with a fashion degree from the University of Westminster

Catch a rising star

Talent and drive were justly rewarded at the Retail Apprentice of the Year Awards.

Become a trendsetter

The Fashion Retail Academy (FRA) was established in September 2005, and so far it has accepted some 600 students, of which a large majority have gained employment in the fashion industry in various positions, including buyer’s assistants, PR and visual merchandising and store management.

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