Hybridity and gendered versatility are the way forward in fashion

I think it’s uncontroversial to claim that gender has been integral to fashion since it’s very creation. Garments have historically been essential expressions of...

Reviving Retail?

What retailers are actually looking for is offering the right kind of new experience, something that doesn’t make the consumer feel uncool; something that offers them something truly different to what they can get online.

A round-up of spring 2019 beauty trends

‘Florals? For Spring? Ground-breaking.’ (Opening a fashion article with that quote? Ground-breaking.) Except, Miranda Priestly’s eviscerating dismissal (coupled with a withering stare)...
Black and white photo of Karl Lagerfeld wearing sunglasses with a dog

The ‘one-man multinational fashion phenomenon:’ Karl Lagerfeld

Sophie Grapentin pays tribute to the recent loss of the iconic Chanel fashion designer.

Hanging by Thread: Vintage Fashion

"It is a funny little irony that conservators and vintage dealers are struggling to preserve a few pieces while we are desperately looking for a solution to free ourselves of the insane amounts of contemporary fashion that is thrown out every year."

The Power of ‘No’ Make-up

What are the implications of this rising trend?
photo showing a corset worn by madonna on display

A matter of inches: corsets make a comeback

An exploration of the 21st century corset renaissance, spurred by icons from Madonna to McQueen.

Power Up

This week we celebrate the power of androgynous fashion and its capacity to reshape workwear.
chart showing different body types

Flattering fashion: fiction or reality?

Are fashion rules completely damaging, or do they have their uses?
pink-orange flower that demonstrates the shade living coral

Introducing 2019 in colour: Living Coral

Pantone has revealed Living Coral to be their 2019 Colour of the Year. But what exactly is the significance of this title? And how far can colour reach beyond fashion in shaping our everyday lives?