Tag : Harriet Timmins

Demna Gvasalia’s Pursuit for Controversy

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Fashion label Balenciaga is being sued by air freshener company Little Trees for selling leather keyrings in the shape of their iconic pine tree product. Creative Director Demna Gvasalia who also heads up Vetements, has already come under fire for up-selling ‘low-brow’ culture for a hefty price. Remember that £185 … Read More

Is Feminism a commodity?

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Following the recent #MeToo allegations against Topshop owner Sir Philip Green, Harriet Timmins discusses the fine lines which come with political fashion. In the wake of what has been dubbed the British #MeToo scandal, which has seen Sir Philip Green – the man that dominates our high street – accused … Read More

Everything you need to know about the 2018 British Fashion Awards

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The Fashion Awards are hosted by the British Fashion Council, and this year are in partnership with Swarovski. The ceremony will go ahead on December 10th at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The nominees for the awards have been revealed, with new comers and previous nominees making appearances among the names … Read More

Leeds’ Biggest Fashion Event Returns

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The biggest fashion event in Leeds is back in February.   Every year Leeds Raise and Give society put together a catwalk fashion show in aid of charity. For its 11th year, the Leeds Rag Fashion Show – under the direction of Arabella Bowes and Tamika Hewitt – will be … Read More

Met Gala 2019: What to expect from the fashion’s best-dressed event.

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The Met Gala is one of the most prestigious and highly-anticipated events in the fashion calendar. Every year, on the first Monday in May, the red carpet is laid and the A-listers flock to show their designer costumes. The theme for 2018 was ‘Heavenly Bodies’, and among the best-dressed were … Read More

The power and politics of clothing in the Dr Christine Blasey Ford case.

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The brave testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford against Brett Kavanaugh is a story which has gripped the world. A year on from #MeToo, the devastating outcome saw Kavanaugh confirmed to the Supreme Court with a Senate vote of 50 to 48. The world watched Ford’s testimony and so many … Read More

Reflecting on a Revolution; A Year With Edward Enninful

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It’s been over a year since it was announced that Edward Enninful would replace Alexandra Shulman as Editor in Chief of British Vogue. With nearly 30 years’ experience in the industry behind him, there were high expectations for Enninful to spearhead a revolutionary year with British Vogue; and he has … Read More

A New Era for Burberry

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Harriet Timmins reviews Riccardo Tisci’s first collection for the brand at London Fashion Week. Since his appointment as Chief Creative Director of Burberry in March this year, Riccardo Tisci has already thrown some curve balls at the brand’s historical way of doing things. From the unveiling of the new monogram logo, … Read More

Illustrator Carol Rossetti’s drawings of women could be a wonderful way of protesting gender prejudice on a global scale.

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At a time of #MeToo, women’s marches and period poverty, women around the world still very much face barriers because of their gender. It only takes a quick scroll through the news headlines to recognise that such prejudices are still roaring; from the reports on pay inequality to stories making … Read More

From cool to classy: sunglasses trends for SS18

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Now that the clocks have gone forward, the days are longer and lighter, and – despite the grey clouds and the beast from the east – we are approaching summer and it’s time to get your hands on the coolest sunglasses trends for this season! SS18 catwalks have seen a … Read More