Aimée Grant Cumberbatch
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Aimée Grant Cumberbatch is a London-based freelance writer with a love of sparkly socks, hot sauce and feminist justice.

Beyoncé Just Made A Major Change To Her Relationship With Topshop's Philip Green

When Sir Philip Green was named in parliament by Lord Peter Hain as the individual who sought to prevent the publication of allegations of sexual harassment and racial abuse by the Telegraph, many wondered what the consequences would be. Green…
By Aimée Grant Cumberbatch

Here's What A Vote Of No Confidence In Theresa May Could *Really* Mean For The UK

The UK has finally reached Brexit crunch point. Theresa May secured a withdrawal deal which she needs to get through parliament. But first she had to try and to get her cabinet on board. On Wednesday after five-hour meeting (and you thought your…
By Aimée Grant Cumberbatch

Influencers Styling Themselves As Mixed Race Is Peak White Privilege & Here's Why

Last Thursday, images of women apparently pretending to be mixed race started circulating on social media. The threads, which exposed Instagram influencers who seemed to be strategically altering their appearances soon amassed thousands of likes and…
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This Is What Would Make Young Women Happier, As Told By Young Women Themselves

Last month a survey about levels of happiness among girls and young women made for disheartening reading. According to the Guardian, the study by Girlguiding found that of the 1,900 young women and girls between the ages of 7-21 surveyed, only 25…
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Girl Power Is Alive & Well For Spice Girls And Their Record Breaking Tour Support

It's hardly surprising that when the biggest girl band of the '90s (don't @ me) goes on tour for the first time in a decade, they aren't going to do things by halves. And that's certainly true when it comes to the Spice Girls. They're touring some…
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You'll Never Guess How Mel C Paid Tribute To Victoria In The Spice Girls Reunion Pic

News that the Spice Girls are set to confirm their reunion is bittersweet for fans because only four of the original fivesome will be actively involved. Yep, sorry Posh Spice stans, according to The Sun, the Spice Girls' return won't involve…
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These Spice Girls Reunion Memes Will Give You All That Joy Can Bring, This I Swear

The Spice Girls are making a comeback and '90s fans around the world have gone into meltdown. Sadly, although the band will reportedly be heading out on tour, there will be one very important person missing. According to The Sun, Victoria Beckham…
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This Is What Legal Experts Think Is Coming Next For Sir Philip Green

Last week Topshop chairman Sir Philip Green was named in the House of Lords as the businessman behind an injunction taken out against the Telegraph newspaper to prevent the publication of accusations of sexual harassment and racial abuse. On…
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Sexism On Nights Out Doesn't Get Easier With Age & I've Got The Stories To Prove It

I don't go on that many nights out anymore. This is partly because the older I get the more appealing watching telly in premium loungewear with a sofa-full of snacks for company becomes, and partly because going on a night out as a woman can be a…
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This University Has Introduced A Harry Potter Law Course, So You Can Ace Those OWLs

I'm sure that, like me, (unless you're a true witch or wizard) you're still reeling from the fact your Hogwarts acceptance letter never arrived. I don't care how many years have passed since my 11th birthday, I'm still not over it, and I'm still…
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The Fuss Over Meghan's Dress Label Exposes A Damaging, Sexist Message For Women

So Duchesses make mistakes. That's why you're here on this page reading this, because the Duchess of Sussex, aka Meghan Markle, left a label in a dress. She made a mistake. And, despite the fact that most of us make mistakes big and small every day,…
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Royals, Politicians, & Celebs Are Responding To Meghan's Pregnancy In The Best Way

It's certainly been a bumper year for royal fans — there's been not one but two royal weddings, the arrival of a royal baby, and now news of another. Kensington Palace has announced that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting a baby in spring…
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I Tracked My Screen Time For A Week & It Taught Me A Lot About Loneliness

I think most people know they spend too much time looking at screens. A lot of modern jobs involve a minimum of eight hours of screen time a day, plus the implicit expectation that you'll check emails on your phone on the way in. And that's without…
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David & Victoria Beckham Were Nowhere To Be Seen At Princess Eugenie's Wedding

The Beckhams are pretty much royal wedding regulars at this stage. As well as the page boys, the hats, the trumpets, and a rendition of "God Save The Queen" you can almost certainly expect the couple to make an appearance. But the couple were…
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Eugenie Showed Off Her Scar At The Royal Wedding For The Most Touching Reason

One of the most notable things about Princess Eugenie's wedding dress was the beautiful low back. But it wasn't just a simple design choice, Eugenie specifically selected the style to send out an important message by displaying the scar on her back.…
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Princess Eugenie's Wedding Hair & Makeup Were Serious Royal Wedding Goals

While fashion fans might be busy talking about the dress, for lovers of all things beauty it's Princess Eugenie's wedding day hair and makeup that are the big story. While on an average day Eugenie might have confessed to doing her makeup in the…
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Princess Eugenie's Wedding Dress Is Way More Expensive Than Your Average Bride's

Two royal weddings in one year, means two royal wedding dresses to drool over in a very short space of time. And as fashion fans well know, a royal wedding dress is far from your average bridal gown. They can cost hundreds of thousands of pounds,…
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Princess Beatrice's Dress At Her Sister's Wedding Broke Tradition In The Best Way

At a royal wedding, the maid-of-honour's dress can attract almost as much attention as the bride's. Meghan Markle opted not to have any adult bridesmaids, as she didn't want to choose between her friends, while Pippa Middleton acted as Kate's…
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Princess Eugenie & Naomi Campbell Have Been Pals For Way Longer Than You Probably Think

A royal wedding is always a reliably star-studded affair. Aside from the actual royalty, you're guaranteed to see Hollywood A-listers, legendary musicians, and sports stars. Also frequently in attendance are a selection of the world's top…
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Princess Eugenie's Wedding Dress & Designer Was A TOTAL Surprise

When you're a bride there is, for better or worse, a lot of focus on your outfit. And when you're a member of the royal family, and not just any member but a princess, that focus is only going to be all the more intense. So to Princess Eugenie's…
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