• Beauty,  Culture

    One Shade Too Dark

    By Kaveena Anantha-Siva and Vaishnavi Ragipani | UNSW FABSOC Colourism is discrimination by skin colour which permeates intraracial communities where the privilege of lighter skin cements inequalties in opportunities, success and wealth. The following piece stems from our personal experiences as dark skinned South Asians and our relationship with beauty and self acceptance. We acknowledge that our specific experiences may…

  • Beauty,  Culture,  Fashion

    Black Culture’s Influence on Fashion Today

    By Alyssa Cimino | UNSW FABSOC If I had to describe 2020 in one word, it would probably be extraordinary. Fortunately, in Sydney, we’re now able to return to our usual routines – just with lots of hand sanitiser, masks and social distancing! However, for the time that we were all staying at home, it really did feel like the…