#PolyPresents: Wish List

#PolyPresents: Wish List

Luxe Collection gray rug
380 AUD – very.co.uk

Culti fragrance diffuser
200 AUD – lanecrawford.com

Kate Spade colorful vase
110 AUD – nordstromrack.com

Agraria candles candleholder
105 AUD – harrods.com

Jay Import colored picture frame
22 AUD – nordstromrack.com

White peony bouquet
26 AUD – kirklands.com

Heart shaped dish
13 AUD – kikki-k.com

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Sonia rykiel top
505 AUD – avenue32.com

Roksanda bow midi skirt
1 205 AUD – matchesfashion.com

Mansur gavriel handbag
650 AUD – shopsuperstreet.com

Montblanc ball point pen
490 AUD – harrods.com

Mead Premium Wirebound Legal Pad
21 AUD – cymax.com

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Attico tie dress
1 420 AUD – net-a-porter.com

Versace red leather pumps
780 AUD – farfetch.com

Versace genuine leather purse
985 AUD – shop.harpersbazaar.com

Bobbi brown cosmetic
55 AUD – barneys.com

Estée Lauder lipstick
39 AUD – sephora.com

Bobbi brown cosmetic
34 AUD – harrods.com

Miu Miu parfum fragrance
115 AUD – sephora.com

Victoria s Secret body moisturizer
5.21 AUD – victoriassecret.com

Trends: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Trends are as inconsistent as the USYD wifi. Sometimes you might feel the vibration in your pocket of your friend sending you a doodled Snapchat of Gilgamesh and you know you’re in a wifi hotspot, feeling the joy of connectivity. But it’s not all good news and devil horns – you never know when it’s going to drop out, cancelling your last minute reading plans and depriving you of lousy newsfeed scrolling. Then there’s the ugly. The times when you can’t understand why the hell there’s no internet in the quad, of all places.

Trends can be difficult to navigate, but here are some reminders that should hopefully make life a bit easier for you and put things into perspective:

GOOD: Memes are fun, so get on board even if they make you cringe. Memes are my favourite trend ever, mostly because they don’t rely on buying expensive items of clothing, simply a wifi connection (when it’s there). It’s so easy to get involved in and have a good laugh, especially since every computer has Comic Sans installed.

BAD: DO open that outrageously embarrassing umbrella to protect yourself from the rain. DON’T spend $20 to buy a new, serious black one just to fit in. “Keep Calm it’s Raining” is a fair piece of advice, even if it is screen-printed on a bright red umbrella. Rock it don’t knock it. Don’t think you have to buy a new umbrella, or shoes or bag just to fit in.

UGLY: Trends can have terrible, terrible consequences. Remember this when you decide to go out on Wednesday night before you’ve started that Writing assignment that’s due on Thursday.

Note: It’s important to remember that you don’t have to follow trends if you don’t want to. Don’t do anything that makes you uncomfortable or puts you or others in danger. Look after yourselves, homies.

Much love,

M xx

Photo credit: Clemson University