Campus style: George Green vs. Hallward

Library fashion comes head to head

The age old war between the sciences and the arts has primarily battled on academic grounds. At The Tab we decided to test this rivalry in the fashion stakes, finding out for last if the science students of George Green Library really do have little to no fashion sense or whether arts students clearly do dress up for Hallward.

George Green

Hannah, Molecular genetics and diagnostics, Masters

Hannah swaps lab coat for duster coat to prove scientists are slaying the trends

Coat: Asos

Dress: TK Maxx

Shoes: Dr Martens

University essential: A big bag to fit all my books in!

Oliver, English, third year

Oliver crosses the border from Hallward to George Green, bringing vintage to the other side

Jumper: Paul & Shark

Jeans: Asos

Shoes: Adidas

University essential: A warm coat in to brave the campus in winter

Olivia, Sociology, third year

A turtle neck never lets a girl down…

Jumper: Misguided

Jeans: Topshop

Boots: Topshop

Bag: River Island

University essential: A good pair of heeled boots!

Rachael, Natural Sciences, third year

Style comes naturally to Rachael whose pinafore is effortlessly cute…

Pinafore: Topshop

Top: New Look

Boots: Vintage

University essential: My boots! They go with anything, especially the hills on campus.

Lizzie, Chemistry, first year

Lizzie brings the checked shirt to George Green, pairing with reeboks for quick and easy success

Shirt: Jack Wills

Jeans: Topshop

Shoes: Reebok

University essential: A scrunchie/hair band just in case the wind wrecks my hair


Alix, History, first year 

Alix’s mantra? If in doubt, raid your dad’s wardrobe!

Coat: My dad’s old jacket

Shirt: Topshop Boutique

Jeans: Zara

Shoes: Adidas Originals

University essentials: Lip balm!

Alastair, Archaeology and Geography, third year

Rolling Stones fangirling never looked so good…

Coat: Vintage Rolling Stones roast jacket

Top: Dickies

Shoes: Adidas

University essential: Some kind of jacket

Jingyi Zhang, History, second year

Jingyi rivals Rachael, showing how art students do the pinafore…

Dress: New Look

Shoes: Forever 21

University essential: A long duster coat

Jamie, History, third year

Jamie brings sports/Stealth style to Hallward…

Top: Ellesse

Jeans: American Apparel

Shoes: Dunlop

Watch: Daniel Wellington

University essential: My watch!

Amy, English and History, third year

This joint honours student combines shirt, cord and playsuit to show the sciences how to multi-task.

Playsuit: Asos

Shoes: Dr Martens

University essential: My DM’s, I never leave the house without them.