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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Pirelli Calendar 2018 | Norms & Narratives

Over the years, there is one tale that has enchanted much of the fashion industry, that of Alice’s adventures in Wonderland – it is a story that ignites the imagination from its first illustrations in 1865 much has been made of this story, but more than that are the cast of characters and peculiarties. However,…

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VOGUE & The Problem With Fashion

There is something to be said in making a graceful exit and it comes from knowing when its time to leave the party. Lucinda Chambers was fired from VOGUE UK where she served for thirty-six years, twenty-five of those as its Fashion Director, amongst other positions she held. She didn’t see it coming and the…

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The September Issue

The September Issue of any magazine is the crowning glory of its year, the defining issue, it draws in the big advertisers, big brands and inspires reader fanfare. It is important, in some ways political, topical, and the cause of many a fuss. The September Issue separates the players from the settlers; it is fashion’s new year, the new…

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