My Night at Adele’s Concert

Two beetles, a small-scale debate about tv soap operas, a cackle and purple sequin ball-gown: this is a recount of the night I spent with Adele. Last Thursday, Adele arrived in Auckland, New Zealand to perform her final three concerts after a year of touring. Her audience of 45,000 people were greeted by her larger than life eyes, adorned in her trademark eyeliner, on four screens hugging the ... READ MORE >

Taylor Swift’s Girl Squad: Empowering or Cliquey?

Taylor Swift transformed from a heart-broken country and western singer to an ultimate superstar following the release of 1989 in 2014. In order to cement her power status Taylor planned the 1989 world tour accordingly. The main gimmick of the tour was Taylor’s ‘girl squad.’  Taylor gleefully shared the stage with Karlie Kloss, Lorde, Lena Dunham, Ellie Goulding, Ellen DeGeneres, Idina Menzel, ... READ MORE >