Tag : molly shanahan

Why The Oscars Spoke Volumes

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Google ‘Oscars 2016’ and far from being faced with ‘excellence in the field of film’, you are instead inundated with crass headlines; ‘Worst Dressed Women’, ‘Fashion Faux Pas’, ‘Style Misses’. The way that mainstream media outlets have reacted to the Oscars speaks volumes about attitudes to women, and just how … Read More

Leeds RAG Fashion Show: Talkin’ Bout a Revolution in Action

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Last night saw the heavily anticipated RAG fashion show, the biggest annual event on the LUU calendar, take place. The revolutionary theme and hints of controversy provided by the mysterious advertising had aroused suspicion and formed a talking point on campus for the weeks leading up to the show. But … Read More

Gender Fluidity And Fashion’s Part To Play

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The clothes we wear can help to construct (or perhaps more crucially deconstruct) the gender binaries that we as consumers of fashion have come to so rigidly prescribe to. But how far is gender fluid fashion the future of clothing for mass markets? And more importantly how central is its … Read More

LRFS Meet the Directors

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In the run up to the Leeds RAG fashion show on the 11th February, we catch up with the show’s directors Esther Eldridge and Rachel Archer on how they’re hoping to make this year the best yet. What are you both studying and how much has this helped you? We … Read More

Our Confused Highstreet‏

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More and more highstreet shops now have specialist tall, petite and curve lines, it finally seems like we’re all being catered for doesn’t it. Nice and simple. Except, it really isn’t…and all it takes is a quick look from shop to shop to see why we’re so confused. So you … Read More

Fighting For Change: Charlie Craggs

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In the last year, the fashion industry has seen great improvements when it comes to representing diversity – or should we say reality. The presence of transgender models such as Hari Nef, Geena Rocero and Andreja Pejic within mainstream campaigns seems to suggest the start of a more accepting chapter … Read More

The Ever Changing Industry: A Social Media Love Story

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In the week that Grace Coddington branded Instagram ‘pathetic’, we explore the most on-off love story of modern times, the relationship between the discerning world of fashion and the cruel mistress that is social media. There are hundreds of examples of brands embracing and harnessing the potential power of social … Read More

Young in Fashion: Harry Rowley

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At just 20, Harry Rowley is already making a name for himself as the next big thing, gracing catwalks and campaigns alike for some of the biggest fashion houses around. We had a quick Q&A with the young model to talk and high fashion and imaginary instruments.       … Read More

Fashion News

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1. Raf Simons steps down as creative director at Dior citing “personal reasons”. Famed for reinventing the brand, the move has sparked rumours of change in the world of luxury fashion. 2. Nick Grimshaw releases his limited edition twenty piece collection for Topman, said to be inspired by his own … Read More

Got a spare $700?

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It started with “Selfish”, Kim Kardashian’s answer to a selfie bible, and next month Amber Rose is set to release hers, humbly entitled “How To Be A Bad Bitch”, but the celebrity book race has a new ego in town. Gisele Bündchen is the highest paid supermodel in the world, … Read More