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Going crazy for gingham

Gingham is back on the high street in a big way and this SS17 is the revival of the primary school-inspired pattern, writes Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder

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The feminist fashion journalist

In light of the Women in Media conference last week, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Sophie Soar presents her favourite woman in the media and her apt ability to combine fashion and feminism

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The female boss: Maria Grazia Chiuri

Inkeeping with International Women’s Day, this week at The Mancunion we’re celebrating the female trailblazers of the fashion industry. Let’s hear it for the girls

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Guardian Angel or Glamorising Arms?

Is there a danger in sporting a fashion accessory without understanding its power as a political message? How aware of we are the statements we make?

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Personal style

Kitty Mitchell-Turner reveals the inspiration behind her style

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The style file

Deputy Fashion and Beauty editor Talia Lee-Skudder reveals her signature style

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Ashley Graham: fashion’s game-changer

Following the release of Vogue US’s first ever cover image to feature a plus-size model, Shannon Winterbone discusses a potential turning point in the fashion industry

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The livery companies

With the ceaselessly unsatisfied temperament of today’s society, demands on fashion designers increase season by season. In search of a solution, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Sophie Soar looks to the past for unique and insightful inspiration

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Still not in space suits: the comeback of millennial fashion

It began subtly with the odd reebok here and choker there. Then, one day we awoke to find ourselves in season 1 of The O.C. turn of the century (1995-2005) fashion is back

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An Alternative History of Fashion: Costume in The Man in the High Castle

Sophie Billington discusses the alternative approach to post-war fashion in the hit series The Man in the High Castle

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The fashion blues

Sometimes it can be difficult to get excited by fashion when it all seems the same — this week we look for a few rays of excitement

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Red carpet ready

Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder reveals the colour that has survived through the ages from the screen sirens of the 50s right up to the stars of our latest award shows