Jeremy Bentham: The Original Hipster?
Does UCL have its very own unchampioned style icon just waiting to be discovered in the South Cloisters? This reporter says yes.
I’ve often wondered if UCL students have a distinctive style.
Rebecca’s article has turned our attention to the various fashion tribes boasted by our polychromatic campus, while Kat’s piece this week has taken a look at fashion’s great muses since the days of Cleopatra.
But does UCL have its very own unchampioned style icon just waiting to be discovered in the South Cloisters? This reporter says yes.
Rocked by the big J.B. since at least 1832, ‘The Bentham Look’ has endured the centuries, outliving countless transient fads. A versatile look to be paraded by all ages and genders whatever the weather, this classic style will never go out of fashion.
Here’s how you can get the Bentham Look for less this spring.
Clockwise from top:
Topshop Premium Floral Floppy Hat £36
Topshop Ponte Boyfriend Blazer £40
Matalan Tailored Waistcoat in black £10
MyLux Collection Hotlove Round Fashion Glasses £5.30 on amazon.co.uk
Alice Hannah Lux Cable Glove £20 at Topshop
ASOS Marky Patent Leather Traditional Brogues £32
Red Herring Khaki Cropped Chino Trousers £24 at Debenhams
Coleen Rooney Spotted Ruffle Blouse £32 on very.co.uk
[Prices and stock accurate at time of publication]
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