Essay: Queer Performance is a Protest
Studio Screenings: Gareth Pugh - Gina Tonic on why queer performance on film is a political act.
Essay: I, For One, Welcome Our New Tech Overlords
Bella Gladman explores Frederik Heyman's imagined tech futures, in the time of COVID-19.
Essay: The Seduction Of Subculture
Exploring the rose-tinted nostalgia surrounding British subculture, following a reference filled A/W 20 menswear season.
Essay: Baroque to the Future
The surprisingly political influence of the baroque period in Autumn/Winter 2020 menswear.
Essay: Walk This Way
From Marc Jacobs to Maison Margiela, Bella Gladman examines what S/S 20 model walks mean for fashion optimism.
Essay: 'Oh, and there were clothes.'
New York S/S 20: Katharine K. Zarrella comments on this season's need for spectacle.
Essay: Models of Perfection
The Fashion Body: Lauren David Peden on the pervasive power of models.
Essay: The Physical Body, The Mind and Spirit
The Fashion Body: Dean Mayo Davies on Riccardo Tisci's gender pioneering designs.
Essay: The Photo of a Girl
Tessa: Carrie Scott on notions of sexuality and agency in the work of Tessa Kuragi.
Essay: Nick Knight on Plato's Atlantis
Nick Knight shared his memories of the show that changed the future of fashion with Emma Hope Allwood.
Essay: Posthumanism in Fashion
Queer: Georgina Evans on the queering of humanness in contemporary fashion.
Essay: Cottweiler's Subtle Queering
Queer: Joe Bobowicz on fashion's subtle take on queer, as pioneered by the likes of London-based design duo Cottweiler.
Essay: Kawakubo's Camp
Queer: Lara Johnson-Wheeler on Comme des Garçons A/W 18 and Susan Sontag's 1964 definition of Camp.
Essay: Design and Disruption of the Human Body
Queer: Jake Hall on how fashion has questioned the norm of the human form.
Essay: Pink Capitalism
Queer: Liam Hess on the dichotomy of authenticity and visibility in relation to queer representation in fashion
Essay: Queering Couture
Queer: Jake Hall on his study of how contemporary fashion queers couture.
Essay: Vive Les Femmes!
What does it mean to be a woman in 2018? Georgina Evans explores the cultural commentary found throughout the Paris A/W 18 Womenswear shows.
Essay: Size Matters
Lara Johnson-Wheeler analyses the London A/W 18 Womenswear shows asking: Do designers want to talk about shape?
Essay: Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail
Georgina Evans rounds-up the Paris Menswear collections dissecting the season's ubiquitous political undertones.
Essay: Red Flag, Blue Pencil
Constructed: Lara Johnson-Wheeler on how China's restrictions on online content, art and freedom of speech affect both established and emerging creatives.
Essay: The North East, Fashion Photography and the International Language of Instagram
North: Katie Hindle on the historical importance of fashion photography and how this impacts ever-growing, Northern fashion brands
Essay: Drawing on Style
Drawing on Style: Connie Gray on fashion illustration’s path throughout history.