Authors Posts by Aini Putkonen

Aini Putkonen


Driverless pods could be the solution for Oxford

Driverless ‘pods’ developed by Oxford University could be the solution to transportation issues in the city

Profile: Ji-Hyun Park

Sharing the story of escaping North Korea ... twice

Work & Play

This week Cherwell stays fashionable while preparing for exams

A Moment of Enchantment

The Sheldonian Theatre and its surroundings serve as perfect backdrop for Cherwell's take on formal wear for the upcoming balls

Set for Summer

The coming of May took Cherwell to the University of Oxford Botanic Garden to celebrate vivid spring hues

Nordic Blues

This week Cherwell travels to Finland to capture the essence of Nordic simplicity

Interview: Emmakaisa Soisalo on Nordic fashion

Aini Putkonen interviews Emmakaisa Soisalo from Marimekko to figure out what Nordic fashion is really about

Interview: Emmakaisa Soisalo on Nordic fashion

 Aini Putkonen interviews Emmakaisa Soisalo from Marimekko to gure out what NWordic fashion is really about when thinking about Finnish fashion, un- doubtedly, Marimekko...

How to: A wrap detailed t-shirt

Aini Putkonen instructs how to upgrade a plain t-shirt

You look so Nordic today

Aini Putkonen examines the key elements of Nordic fashion and considers how style can reflect cultural identity


Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds

Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...