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'The physical body, the mind and spirit (not just the Holy Ghost)' by Dean Mayo Davies

[blockquote]Riccardo Tisci's relentless championing of transgender friend and muse Lea T in campaigns and on the catwalk - a bold move for such an established house - has since created the newest fashion body of all.[/blockquote]
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Our final fashion body essay of the week - and indeed of this first leg of the fashion body (no pun intended) comes from Dean Mayo Davies. Rather than tackling a particular body part, or examining the concept of the Fashion Body as a whole, Mayo Davies has chosen to strip his essay down and focus entirely on one practitioner, Givenchy Creative Director Riccardo Tisci, and his revolutionary approach to the body and gender in his much-fêted collections.