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Celebrity Nepotism

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Last month, the heritage British luxury fashion house Burberry hired sixteen year old Brooklyn Beckham to shoot their latest fragrance campaign. The internet responded indignantly. How could an untrained and inexperienced teenager been given such a coveted opportunity, simply because he is the offspring of the rich and famous? They … Read More

Beauty Releases 2016

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With the start of a New Year comes the feeling of overdue change and your make up bag is something that can easily be updated, even the products you never knew you needed, or existed, can somehow find a way into your everyday routine. Already the beauty world has not disappointed … Read More

The A/W16 Fashion Week Edit: New York Fashion Week

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The time came around once again for New York to host the biggest names and the designers to watch this season. The past week we saw a rapper turned designer causing pandemonium on and off the catwalk, a pop star designing, another modelling and an endless stream of streetwear in … Read More

Nudity: Empowering or Objectifying?

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Nudity in art is not new; in fact, it is considered commonplace in the realm of art with the naked female form traditionally and intrinsically having a place in this world. So,why is female nudity still sometimes met with outrage in the fashion industry? Why does one nude shoot still … Read More

The Female Creative Space

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@confetticrowd  Fun, friendship and rainbows @its_meandyou Comforting, honest feminism @grlpwrgang creativity, support and glamour @irenettya Expertise, strength and industry @marybethditto Style, diversity and confidence

Putting It Into Practice: The Catwalk Body

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There are huge strides being made in the fight for feminism, and by its female centric nature the fashion industry could seemingly be something to hold up as an example of female strength and independence. Catwalks are often about accentuating and celebrating women, yet the disparity we see between catwalk … Read More

Can Fashion and Feminism Work Together? Part Two

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Firstly, the world of fashion is invaluable as a contributor to the ‘establishment of the political, social, and economic rights of the female sex’. The career opportunities generated for women by the industry are incomparable; editors, stylists, designers, writers, merchandisers, management, the career choices are endless. Of Conde Nast’s magazines … Read More

Fashion And The Male Gaze

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In April 2014, Rihanna set off a media storm over her bare, pierced nipples. She shared the snaps from her shoot with Lui Magazine on Instagram, a platform which explicitly prohibits any nipples of the female kind, and everyone had their own reaction. What got lost in this storm was … Read More

Can Fashion and Feminism Work Together? Part One

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Although not often obviously linked, fashion and feminism undoubtedly influence each other. While it has been widely argued that fashion perpetuates the idea of appearance being of highest value to women there has been a recent shift in the attitudes of designers and workers in the industry. The discussion of … Read More

Fashion Fortnightly: The News Round-Up

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With NYFW coming to a close and the LFW invites dropping through the letter boxes of all the usual suspects (from bloggers to celebs), revealed in all their glory (yes I’m talking about the Ashish sequinned delights that have been gracing Instagram), the fortnight has bought an exciting range of … Read More