Tag : Paris

Villanelle’s Killer Style

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Katherine Keir looks at how Phoebe de Gaye chose to style Killing Eve‘s lead villain, and how this contributes to her strong female character. Thrilling, sexy, high stakes and high fashion; Killing Eve has got everyone talking. The series from Fleabag writer Phoebe Waller Bridge has already been confirmed for … Read More

Chanel SS19 is a Tropical Triumph

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Following four weeks of hectic fashion schedules, the historical light-flooded Grand Palais, in the heart of Paris, can feel like a breath of fresh air as the Chanel show symbolises a culmination of the chaos. The longstanding canvas of Karl Lagerfeld’s imagination, the Palais has been host to many extravagant … Read More

Benjamin Clementine radiates power at politically charged O2 Academy show, 3/12

11 months ago / 0 comments

The O2 Academy is transformed into a classical recital hall for Benjamin Clementine’s first ever appearance in Leeds. The floors, once sticky with spilt beer and sweat, are lined with 400+ chairs. A grand piano takes centre stage and is uncannily surrounded by naked and faceless mannequins. Clementine will later … Read More

Retreat of the Invaders: Paris’ artistic loss

12 months ago / 0 comments

Editor in Chief, Reece Parker, discusses why the theft of Paris’ most prominent street art is a loss for the city more than a gain for thieves.  The past month has seen numerous thefts of works by the street artist ‘Invader’, with Parisian streets being stripped of a large number … Read More

Benjamin Clementine to play O2 Academy, 3/12

12 months ago / 0 comments

Benjamin Clementine has one of the most riveting backstories in recent years; banned from listening to popular music during his strict Catholic adolescence, the soulful performer found himself homeless on the streets of Paris. He soon achieved cult status on the Parisian music scene as a self-taught classical pianist with … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A political statement on the runway

2 years ago / 0 comments

Fashion has always been a theatre for politics, but most recently, with Brexit and Trump’s election as president, political statements on the runway have increased monumentally. At the AW17 fashion weeks, there was scarcely a show that didn’t make an open political statement on the catwalk. New York Fashion Week … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Favourites from Paris Fashion Week

2 years ago / 0 comments

Pulling the draw closed, Paris set the finale for this seasons A/W 17 collections. Arguably saving the best until last, this season saw yet another flourish of favourites. Meanwhile, hosting fashion week during this years international womens day, France could not have said it any better – “Egalite, Fraternite, Liberte!” … Read More

Oxford abroad? The University is considering opening campuses abroad to continue receiving EU benefits

2 years ago / 0 comments

Oxford University is considering opening its first foreign campus in response to the UK leaving the European Union. This would break the university’s 700 year tradition as it has never opened a foreign branch. The former director of the French ministry for education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, confirmed French authorities were working … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: S/S 17 Fashion Week: The Street Style Edit

2 years ago / 0 comments

With four weeks of catwalk fashion launching the new collections of Spring/Summer 17, we are left inspired, and very much in awe, as for most, we probably can’t afford to wear a single piece. And so, our attention turns to those outside the shows, littering the streets of New York, … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A round up of Paris Fashion Week

2 years ago / 0 comments

The closing of SS17 took place in Paris, the French capital associated with elegance and style. The Parisian streets were flooded with the best and brightest of the fashion world including fashion influencers and bloggers. Maria Grazia Chiuri made her debut as the new artistic director for Dior with a … Read More