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The Pitfalls of Sale Season Shopping

The end of a season is always a slightly odd time. A season in terms of the annual fashion cycle, that is. Spring...

Irving Penn: His Life and Legacy

Such was his modern and innovative approach to the craft that it’s easy to forget that many of Irving Penn’s world-famous Vogue cover photographs...

In Defence of Fun Fashion

There are any number of qualities people tend to associate with high fashion. “Glamour” springs to mind. “Elegance”, perhaps. “Innovation”? Sure. These are virtues...

Fresher fashion – the conflict between comfort, identity and productivity

A nervous incoming fresher in early October, I can remember trawling through Oxford student articles desperate for fashion do’s and don’ts before I packed...

Dior’s Phoney Feminism

In Dior’s recent haute couture show, models walked down a looping runway in a large building constructed to resemble a womb. Maria Grazia Chiuri,...

Photo Editorial: Off-Duty Suiting

Fashion in the latter half of the 2010s was defined by the unprecedented cross-contamination of streetwear with the old luxury houses, of...

Jean Paul Gaultier and a New Vision for Fashion

Last Thursday at the Théâtre du Châtalet in Paris, the fashion world came together to celebrate the career of iconic French designer...

The Ghost of Sanders Past: Jil Sander A/W 2020 in Review

Since the initial departure of its peerless founder and namesake in 2000, Jil Sander has spent much of the last two decades wrangling with...

Activism and Luxury Fashion in Hong Kong

Louis Vuitton is the most recent in a string of luxury fashion brands to close down branches in Hong Kong. The store in question...

The Rise of Scruffy Politics

On the night of the 2016 US Presidential election, a group of my friends gathered to watch the event. At our...