15th September 2011
Loving and Loathing: 15/09/11
What we’re loving and loathing in fashion this week.
American Apparel knit pencil skirts (£42, American Apparel)
New for A/W, our favourite sweat shop free clothing destination has produced these fabulously flattering knitted pencil skirts in an array of hues. Perfect with a pair of opaque tights and ankle boots, or bare legs and heels for day to night transitioning.
Ready attached braces
A recent traipse around Topman and H&M revealed a worrying plethora of trousers with ready affixed braces, usually in an offensively bright colour. Unless you are Chuck Bass and pull off the dapper/dandy look with aplomb, I beg you to leave these sad creations to be resigned to the sale rail, where they belong.
Natsu Fest: The Last Dance – What’s next for Manchester’s community clothing brand?
From an early collaboration with Wagamama to starting a music festival in his backyard. We sat down with student clothing brand owner Dhara Nat Sufraz Patel to talk everything Natsu Clothing.
Making a statement: Fashion in politics
From Minion suits to social movements, find out why fashion in politics has been making a statement for so long.
Beyond the Bimbo: Can the Barbie movie redefine female stereotypes?
We consider the implication of the new Barbie film on the image of pretty women – will it perpetuate already degrading stereotypes, or subvert them?
Don’t take skincare advice from TikTok: Listen to a dermatologist
We take a look at the UK’s recent obsession with skincare to decipher who to believe, where to shop, and what’s best for your skin!