Rochelle Asquith

  • February 20, 2018By Rochelle Asquith

    I saw Clueless for the first time when I was 17. It came up on my Netflix recommendations, and I’d seen a few quotes from it immortalised in gif form on Twitter, so I figured it was something I should watch. And I wasn’t wrong. Clueless is now one of my favourite films, and one

  • February 19, 2018By Rochelle Asquith

    Last night, activist group Sisters Uncut took to the BAFTA’s red carpet in protest. As the Time’s Up movement crossed the Atlantic, the opportunity to protest at a globally screened event was ripe and ready. So the group laid themselves on the carpet emblazoned with the slogan “Time’s up, Theresa”. The protest was against a

  • February 2, 2018By Rochelle Asquith

    If you’re anything like me, you read Naomi Wolf’s The Beauty Myth as a teenager and completely overhauled your make-up collection. You probably thought things like, “Why am I financially funding and contributing to an industry that relies on my lack of self-worth to keep afloat?” and “Why do I feel such a need to

  • November 23, 2017By Rochelle Asquith

    At the ripe age of 5, I went to the cinema for the first time. What did you see? I hear you ask. The Incredibles. Apparently, I shrieked with glee most of the way through it, laughed at all the right parts and oohed and ahhed when appropriate. I don’t remember any of that. What

  • October 27, 2017By Rochelle Asquith

    It’s been 10 years since I sat on the sofa, legs curled up underneath me, with my eyes fixed on the TV at the swirling red background of the menu page of the film Stardust. My mum was away for the weekend, and since she didn’t like fantasy films, my dad and I were excited

  • May 15, 2017By Rochelle Asquith

    I first came across Ira Chernova through Instagram. Her beautifully classic tattoos and androgynous style displayed across her self portraits are spellbinding and immediately endearing. This engineer student – turned model – turned photographer and creative powerhouse blows minds with her dark and spectral photographs. And I have to say, her Instagram and various articles

  • May 9, 2017By Rochelle Asquith

    I spend a lot of time on Twitter. Maybe it’s a sorry fact, but hey. I know people exaggerate their own lives, thoughts, and feelings on Twitter for the sake of entertainment and drama (I know I certainly do), but it seems since November, and this snap election was announced, everyone’s been a bit high-strung.