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ONE TO WATCH: LEANNE CALLON

Leanne Callon is something of a visionary. After studying Fashion at Kingston, Callon`s head of course selected her for the prestigious Fashion Matters scholarship placing her well and truly on the map of ones to watch. She sat down with our writer Ellie Noble to talk aesthetics, instincts and inspiration and how she survives on […]

ROSA JOHAN UDDOH ON FEMINIST CERAMICS AND THE WILLIAMS SISTERS

WILDABOUT sat down with London based artist Rosa Johan Uddoh. Rosa works mainly through performance, ceramics and collage on themes of spatial agency, colonial memory and radical self love. She is currently studying MA Fine Art Media at the Slade School of Fine Art. Her work will be on show at the ‘Mene Mene Tekel Parsin’ exhibition […]

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 […]

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