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THE AGEING BODY OF FASHION: THE GOODIES AND THE BADDIES

A fashion model is always associated with youthfulness. A model must always be young, energetic, and modern, and dressed in the latest fashion, they are supposed to represent the aspirational woman. The Gigi’s, the Kendall’s and the Bellas all fit into the narrow age slot of twenty to twenty-four. Flipping through old and current fashion […]

SARTORIAL STATEMENTS: FASHION’S ANTI-TRUMP TRIUMPH

“Political fashion” is an evocative statement. Do you picture 80s power dressing? Punk`s mouthy slogan t-shirts? Jackie O in her signature circular glasses?  Fashion and politics have a long history together with the former often reflecting the latter. Take George Taylor’s “Hemline Theory” for instance.  Dissecting the relationship between economics and fashion, Taylor stated that […]

LETS TALK ABOUT SEX BABY

Picture the scene: it`s New Year`s Eve in Hollywood. A leggy brunette strides into a local club, cigarette in hand. She`s wearing a pair of sheer silver flares with a matching high-necked crop top. Underneath she`s wearing a set of simple black underwear with big hoop earrings. It`s the epitome of iconic 70s disco, a […]

WHERE ARE ALL THE WOMEN IN GRIME?

Plot twist: The following article does not actually answer this question. Because this question is deceiving. Female grime artists aren’t hiding, they aren’t non-existent, they will never and have never disappeared. Recognition and a lack of appreciation within the music industry are the main factors in inhibiting their progress. The facts It’s 2017. According to […]

MEET THE DESIGNERS BEHIND LONDON MODEST FASHION WEEK

ZARA KHAN: FOUNDER OF ZA’RA INSTAGRAM: @_ZA.R.A Dinah: What does LMFW mean to you? Zara Khan: It’s really liberating, it’s amazing, obviously for modest fashion to be out there now it’s insane because you would never think we would have this platform so again it’s just so liberating. Dinah: I loved your designs and they were […]

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