The Silence Breakers: TIME’s Person of the Year 2017 is unveiled

It’s the end of the year which calls for a variety of things – whether that be Christmas shopping, post-deadline celebrations or an opportunity to reflect upon the year as a whole. On a greater scale, TIME’s Person of the Year is testament to a worldwide reflection on, most commonly, a person or group that highly influenced events that have taken place. Previous years have … Continue reading The Silence Breakers: TIME’s Person of the Year 2017 is unveiled

Tribute: flashback on Alaïa and some of his most iconic creations

On the 18th of November, the sad news of the death of the rebellious fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa hit the world of fashion. The self-taught Franco- Tunisian designer arrived in France in the sixties, where he started working for Dior before moving to Guy Laroche and Mügler. He opened his own house in 1979. Since then, the designer created garments for some of the most … Continue reading Tribute: flashback on Alaïa and some of his most iconic creations

How it feels when your favourite publication goes digital

We saw it with the Independent, and now we’re seeing it with one of the UK’s biggest magazine power houses, Glamour. Just under two months ago, it was unveiled that Glamour’s UK version would become digital-first, with print issues only being released twice a year, and would be transitioning from a variety of topics to only beauty on its website. It came as quite a … Continue reading How it feels when your favourite publication goes digital

Intersectional feminism: we can all do it!

I am an intersectional feminist, and I’m always slightly baffled when I come to write something like this. I am spending my weekend explaining why I’m ‘into equality’. That is, after all, what feminism is; the political and social equality of the sexes. Shouldn’t everyone be a fan!? It seems not. The assumption that some people are inferior to others, and that’s just ‘the way … Continue reading Intersectional feminism: we can all do it!

A New Era of British Vogue: Enninful’s first issue is unveiled

In April of 2017, it was announced that esteemed figure of fashion journalism, Edward Enninful, would take over as editor-in-chief of British Vogue, a title that Alexandra Shulman had helmed for 25 years. However, this isn’t his first major title in journalism. Baptised into the fashion world by a brief modelling stint at 16, Enninful soon found himself among the likes of Simon Foxton and Terry … Continue reading A New Era of British Vogue: Enninful’s first issue is unveiled

Two inspiring, fashion-related TED talks you must watch

If you’re getting low on ideas about what to do this weekend, I suggest you have a look at some of the fashion-related TED talks. They are full of creative ideas and a great way to learn new things from driven and passionate speakers coming from different backgrounds and industries. I’ve selected two of the talks that I found the most interesting to save you … Continue reading Two inspiring, fashion-related TED talks you must watch

Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in Marrakech

This month saw the opening of the Musée Yves Saint Laurent, located in Marrakech- a city that served as a muse for the legendary French couturier. Located at the site of his former vacation home, the museum will showcase a extensive collection of the pieces that defined the designer’s dazzling career. Filling the 400-square-meter, permanent exhibition space is a comprehensive look at the legacy Saint Laurent’s masterpieces … Continue reading Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in Marrakech

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

If you’re planning on going to London any time soon, you might want to consider stopping by the Victoria & Albert museum and taking a look at the Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition. 100 years after the opening of the first Balenciaga fashion house in San Sebastian, Spain, and 80 years after the opening of the one in Paris, Cristóbal Balenciaga’s work is on display in the … Continue reading Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

Technology and the Shopping Experience

A new kind of salesperson has emerged in the game of retail recently and not many people have seemed to notice. They encourage us, ever so subtly, to buy clothes, and they’re succeeding at it. But remove any notions you might have about those salespeople at your local mall, who are all too aware that you don’t really want to hear their sales pitch. This … Continue reading Technology and the Shopping Experience