Monday, August 19, 2019

Luxury fashion in 2019- will it ever be ‘accessible’?

Anna Wintour once said that one of the things she adored most about the fashion industry is its constant drive to evolve...

Sustainable Summer: the best eco-friendly swimwear

Graphics by Eloise Newman As summer rolls around and the days get (mildly) sunnier, it’s easy to get...

Ballroom Brutalism

Models left to right: Joe Cresswell, Toyin Ihinmikalu, Lily Parmar, Kate Whittington, Rebecca Wright, Cyara Chaska Wilsenach, Katy Jenkinson

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.
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