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Raf Simons: short-lived brilliance

Raf Simons' recent departure from Calvin Klein raises questions about his history of short-term affairs with fashion houses
model walking down the runway wearing a dress that exposes one nipple

Simply the breast: fashion frees the nipple

Fashion is an undeniable driver of the movement to free the nipple. But what are the darker implications of this?
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Binge shopping – a no brainer?

Exploring the science behind the 'treat yourself' mentality

Word on the Street

Student style in its laidback, everyday glory
Collage showing cycling shorts, bum bags, yellow jumpers, and teddy coat

The Year in Fashion: 2018’s Best and Worst Trends

The Cherwell Fashion Editors give their take on 2018's key trends.
armadillo shoes studded with gems and shaped like a hoof

Why fashion can be whatever it wants to be

In defence of the outrageously impractical: an art form that deserves the same freedom to invent impractical and weird creations
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Historicising Fashion

A reflection on the implications of fashion - the good and the bad - through changing historical contexts

Sleigh-ing it on Christmas Day

How to avoid those Christmas Day fashion faux pas
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exhibit (a): The Art of Dressing

Cherwell Fashion indulges its love affair with art
picture of food arranged to look like the chanel, louis vuitton, fendi and gucci logos

Branding Matters

What does it take to make a strong brand? Apparently not the same as it did five years ago. Georgia Watkins analyses the shift in branding strategies and the rise and fall of the logo.