Month: January 2014

The Rebirth of River Island

Battle of the bags: Eevee’s Erin Hushon gives you the low down on River Island’s latest collection of handbags, and explains why you need to be sporting more than just a hot man on your arm this season… River Island have previously won multiple awards for their high-end bags, however, a couple of years ago there was a dip in the popularity -for once the brand weren’t on top of everyone’s list when they wanted a new high street handbag. Brands such as Topshop, New Look and Miss Selfridge were improving and leaving River Island behind. Fortunately, this dip...

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The Disney Princess Dilemma

Feminsm and fairytales: Amy Van De Casteele takes a closer look at some of Disney’s most iconic movies… When I was a little girl I was a huge fan of Disney movies. Being an animal lover, Bambi and Dumbo were firm favourites, but unsurprisingly I was also drawn (like a moth to the proverbial flame) to the pretty princess tales of Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast. On the surface this predilection might seem harmless enough. Why shouldn’t a young girl enjoy light-hearted moral tales about beautiful girls who fall in love and live happily...

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9 Ways To Lose Weight Without Going To The Gym

Are your good intentions on the wane? Have all your New Year’s heath resolutions gone to pot? Not to worry, shifting those extra Christmas pounds doesn’t have to be a chore. Forget the gym or the expensive health club fees, Eevee’s Buppha Witt tells you all about how to fight the bulge without feeling the burn… There are many ways you can lose weight without going to the gym. Not only are fitness clubs expensive but – half the time – you just sign up and then make excuses not to go. “I don’t have time/I have to do...

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Amazing Architecture: 17 Houses You Wish You Lived In

Dream dwellings and awesome architecture: here’s 17 houses you kind of wish you owned… Everyone has fantasized about their ‘ideal home’.   But for a few lucky souls, (usually those with the right bank balance) that dream can actually become a reality. Of course, whilst the majority will simply build the traditional ‘sprawling mansion’, for others, building their dream dwelling provides an opportunity to get a little bit creative. Here’s our picks for the 17 coolest houses on the planet…    1. Boulder Home, Mexico 2. Enchanted Forest, Canada 3. Clock Tower, Brooklyn 4. The ‘UP’ House, Utah 5. The Flintstones...

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Sozzled Sports Stars: 3 Famous Drinking Binges

Eevee’s Dan Pritchard talks smashed sports stars and epic binges…   The start of a new year: it can mean great things for any ordinary person. Often, January provides the catalyst for us to make some serious life changes – like losing weight or quitting smoking. However, for most people, the start of a new year means giving up alcohol. Usually, this abstinence comes as a result of too much Christmas overindulgence Of course, this is not just a once a year occasion (and it’s not solely restricted to us “normal folk” either). As we see far too often...

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