By utilising publishing waste and supporting a women’s shelter through her clothing, designer Bethany Williams is proving that fashion and ethics can go hand in hand. Jade Newman discusses her work, and London Fashion Week’s updated sustainable message.
Being fashionable and trendy is often seen as something only young people can achieve. However, Jade Newman takes a look at the Advanced Style series, highlighting the elderly women who are using their style to challenge stereotypes.
Strength and sensitivity are ingredients that have rarely been mixed in the super hero cocktail. Famed action figures have been hailed for their enduring efforts to defeat evil yet few have taken the initiative to question this ceaseless charade. Director Patty Jenkins has brought to life a refreshing female icon in the new Wonder Woman feature film.… Continue reading Wonder Woman – The sensitive superhuman
The nostalgically alluring Beauty and the Beast live-action remake, directed by Bill Condon, has made its debut at UK cinemas nationwide. The film has marketed itself on its ‘21st century upgrade’ and Disney’s version of the traditional fairy tale now has added zeitgeist with CGI, gay characters, transsexual cues and a feminist princess. It is clear that stereotypes have… Continue reading Beauty and the beast of imitation
Trainspotting is regarded as a cult classic and with Danny Boyles’ visionary aesthetic ability and the cast’s convincing charisma it capably conserved the edginess of Irvine Welsh’s novel and epitomized the hedonistic 90’s decade. Camouflage, Converse, suede bombers, denim, Adidas stripes, combats, crop tops, snake skin, pinstripes and peroxide remind us of the casual yet risqué… Continue reading Trainspotting – the nineties and the non-conformist after party
London is a globally renowned hub for creative clothing and edgy eccentricity and so provides the ideal setting for the biannual fashion week. The UK fashion industry is a blooming business sector with its current value to the UK economy of £26 billion UK fashion is undoubtedly intertwined with British cultural identity and the catwalk shows… Continue reading London Fashion Week: A platform for anarchistic art
Theresa May Empowerment relies heavily on strong virtues and a sharpened mindset and this can be complemented through clothing. Political spearheads throughout history have practiced the art of power dress in many different forms, from Thatcher’s 80s-esque shoulder pads to Mandela’s bold batik silk shirts in the 90s. Us ordinary folk can easily mimic elements of… Continue reading Clothes to conduct the country in