Are You a Slogan Bag or an 'It Bag' Kind of Girl?
From Sarah Jessica Parker's Fendi Baguette to Margaret Thatcher’s ‘secret weapon,' Bags: Inside Out at the V&A surveys the bag's many iterations throughout history, from the 16th century up to the present day.
Michaela Coel Wore an Elegant Maximilian Davis Look to the BAFTAs
The creator of last year's standout TV series I May Destroy You scooped up award after award in a floor-length black dress inspired by the motorways of Trinidad.
What Can Artists' Clothes Tell us About Their Lives?
Former Financial Times menswear critic Charlie Porter turns his eye to the wardrobes, lives and works of artists like Jean Michel Basquiat, Cindy Sherman, Sarah Lucas and Ryan Trecartin in a new book published by Penguin.
The New Book Series Featuring Douglas Coupland, Peter Saville and Sho Shibuya
Sarah Andelman, founder of the legendary (and now defunct) Parisian concept store Colette, has launched a series of books featuring Douglas Coupland's colourful aphorisms and Sho Shibuya's meditative New York Times paintings from 2020.
Lagos Space Programme: 'I'm trying to break down the misconception that queerness is a Western construct'
LVMH Prize semi-finalist Adeju Thompson talks about refracting fashion through a Nigerian lens, creating clothes as an outsider, and their love of queer icons like David Bowie and SOPHIE.
Male Musicians And The Politics of The Dress
Kid Cudi set the internet ablaze when he wore an Off-White dress on SNL in tribute to Kurt Cobain. But who wore the frock first, and who rocked it best?
Essay: Communicating Fashion During A Pandemic
Across the A/W 21 season, designers experimented with printed matter, celebrity cameos, fashion film, runway shows and finally, the still image. Violet Conroy poses the year-old question: how best to communicate fashion during a pandemic?
Bottega Veneta are off Instagram, but They're Onto Something Else
Creative director Daniel Lee has launched a quarterly digital journal featuring archive Bottega campaigns and shows alongside new imagery of Missy Elliot, Mariacarla Boscono and Caleb Femi.
LVMH Semi-Finalists Announced For The Young Fashion Designers Prize 2021
Bianca Saunders, Saul Nash, Nensi Dojaka and Conner Ives are among 20 young designers nominated for the esteemed €300,000 prize.
Teenage Dreaming in 'We Are Who We Are'
Costume designer Giulia Piersanti talks about dressing Jack Dylan Grazer in holy grail pieces from Raf Simons, Yohji Yamamoto, Rick Owens and Bernhard Willhelm, and how subtle sartorial details can reveal unconscious sides of a character.
Q&A: 'Whatever Violet Wants' With Violet Chachki and Ali Mahdavi
The drag queen and director talk about their shared love of French artist Pierre Molinier, emulating old Hollywood glamour, and why Chachki does not categorise themselves as a musician.
Forbidden Love in Miu Miu Women's Tales #21
Isabel Sandoval is the latest female director to 'investigate vanity and femininity in the 21st century' for Mrs. Prada's acclaimed, decade-old fashion film empire.
The Designer Exploring Masculinity Through Upcycling
London-based designer Marie Lueder is championing a vulnerable kind of masculinity rarely seen in fashion through her upcycled, intimate garments.
Jazzelle Zanaughtti and Princess Gollum Transform into 3D Avatars for Appeal To Heaven
New London-based label Appeal To Heaven was borne from the COVID-19 crisis, but looks instead to a post-pandemic, transhuman world of the future.
'Phygital' Fashion: Your Guide to Paris Fashion Week
As another 'phygital' iteration of Paris Fashion Week approaches, we predict which route brands will take - will they stick to the runway, innovate with fashion film, or abstain from video completely?
Priya Ahluwalia Wins The Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design
The London-based menswear designer won the inaugural award for her community-driven ethos, responsible sourcing practices and manufacturing techniques.
Eden Loweth on ART SCHOOL's New Chapter
On the eve of their A/W 21 Ascension collection, Loweth talks about elevating London's queer community, designing for people of all abilities, ages, sizes, ethnicities and gender orientations, and why the runway still triumphs.
Live Review: ART SCHOOL A/W 21
Live from London, features editor Hetty Mahlich and Violet Conroy review the ART SCHOOL A/W 21 show.
The Rare Books Behind Kim Jones's Fendi Couture Debut
Nestled amongst the F-shaped glass mazes of Jones's Fendi S/S 21 couture set lay shelves brimming with rare books, manuscripts and ephemera charting the storied relationship between Virginia Woolf and her lover Vita Sackville-West.
Enter Charles Jeffrey's Hallucinatory Lockdown Universe
The days of Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY's ecstatic, performative catwalk shows and club nights are currently on hold. Instead, the Scottish designer has been looking into 'the mind, consciousness and spirituality' during the pandemic.
Your Guide To Paris Fashion Week
Owing to lockdown measures, we're in for another round of 'phygital' collections at Paris Fashion Week A/W 21. Spanning menswear and haute couture, here is your definitive guide to the upcoming shows.
Stella Tennant's SHOWstudio Moments
Following the devastating news of the Scottish supermodel's passing in December 2020, we look back on Stella Tennant's collaborative moments with Nick Knight and SHOWstudio over the years.
Charlotte Rampling Stars in Gaspar Noé's Latest Saint Laurent Film
The controversial Argentine auteur has directed a horror-inflected short film for the French fashion house starring Charlotte Rampling, Anok Yai and Mica Arganaraz.