Working at the Fashion & Textiles Museum: The Typology of the T shirt

Working at the Fashion & Textiles Museum: The Typology of the T shirt Being privy to such a unique and appealing exhibition has been an eye opening experience to the power, timelessness and social relevance pf fashion as a concept; every pin, needle, thread, garment and fabric is almost miraculously transformed from a literally unwritten slate to a product with very little remnant of its … Continue reading Working at the Fashion & Textiles Museum: The Typology of the T shirt

Five Female-Fronted Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Podcasting is huge these days. There are endless amounts of social media stars, journalists and celebs helming a mic and taking to the radio waves to discuss just about anything. In recent years I’ve become a bit of a fanatic when it comes to podcasts, listening to umpteen film broadcasts (highly recommend ‘Truth and Movies’ and the new A24 podcast) and becoming obsessed with the … Continue reading Five Female-Fronted Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

London Fashion Week Round Up

Some of the biggest names in fashion and culture took to London for its biannual fashion week to see the hottest trends for Autumn/Winter 2018. With the likes of Lily James, Jordan Dunn, Olivia Palermo and even The Queen sitting FROW this year, the week treated everyone to a delectable array of swirling colours and textures. Too much happens at LFW to talk about everything, … Continue reading London Fashion Week Round Up

Out in the Cold: A chat with the curator of Warwick’s upcoming contemporary art exhibition

Coventry may be set to be named City of Culture in 2021, but it’s journey into being one of the country’s hot spots for bursting diversity and creativity has already begun. Curator Oliver Noble is bringing out in the cold to Warwick University campus; a contemporary exhibition showcasing video works by some of the world’s top talents working today. Stepping out from the comfort of indoors, … Continue reading Out in the Cold: A chat with the curator of Warwick’s upcoming contemporary art exhibition

Value and history in damaged art

In Ben Lerner’s novel 10:04, the narrator attends an art gallery dedicated to totalled, “zero value”, art work. He marvels at how even the most negligible damage or mark  has “formally demoted [it] from art to mere objecthood”. Essentially, Lerner is interested in how some things are considered real and how some obtain a status of unreality. What I’m interested here is not so much … Continue reading Value and history in damaged art

The best films of 2017 (by genre)

2017 has come to an end and has given us some cinematographic gems. These films have been selected by myself but unfortunately I couldn’t watch all of the 2017’s films. Thus, my selection can be read as incomplete but I tried my best to expose most of the must-seen movies of the past year. So here are some suggestions for your nights-in. Hopefully, it will … Continue reading The best films of 2017 (by genre)

Some Things to Look Forward To: The Biggest London Art Events in 2018

New year, new you? How about scrapping the goal tracker, the organiser, the meal planner and the calorie counter and focusing on what’s really important, i.e. never missing another cool art event taking place in London? To help you out with this most important resolution for this year, here’s a list of what you should keep an eye out for: You still have time to … Continue reading Some Things to Look Forward To: The Biggest London Art Events in 2018

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