Magazines Are Killing Themselves… And Fashion

In its recent issue, Vogue US has a feature on Noor Tagouri; activist, journalist, speaker but next to one of her pictures is the name Noor Bhukari. VOGUE US had misrepresented and misidentified a Muslim-American journalist who speaks on misrepresentation and misidentification; the bloody irony! This is not the first time Ms Tagouri has been…

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Slimane’s Celine

A changed font and lost accent makes no difference where talent is stagnant. Not even century gothic can change the narrative if the there is no story in the text. The story of Céline is one of a quietly cool and comfortable woman and you got the sense that she was in love with her…

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Fashion & Comfort

The other day I was in Selfridges buying my twentieth (or twenty-fifth) pair of trainers, sneakers, kicks or whatever we call them these days and it occurred to me that I am a sneaker head, a mini sneaker head perhaps, but one no less. A habit that has become something of a compulsion, sneaking up…

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Beyond The September Issues- Representation Matters

I feel as if I have spent a lot of time talking about fashion publications and their new found love of Blackness. It is something to watch unfold and it makes one a little uncomfortable knowing the short attention span of the fashion industry and how quickly things turn into fads and trends before they…

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