Day 1: Willy Ndatira
Marking National Women's Day in South Africa, Willy Ndatira aka @williamcult began his curation in collaboration with designer Hussein Alusch, by inviting a selection of women to share their 'Notes On Womanhood'.
Instagram Takeover: Willy Ndatira
Willy Ndatira–known to many for his curated Instagram feed @williamcult–takes over SHOWstudio's Instagram in August 2020.
Live Review: Christian Dior A/W 20 Womenswear
Live from Paris, fashion editor Georgina Evans reviews the Christian Dior A/W 20 womenswear show with content editor Calum Knight.
Live Review: Salvatore Ferragamo A/W 20 Womenswear
Live from Milan, fashion editor Georgina Evans reviews the Salvatore Ferragamo A/W 20 womenswear show.
Re-see: Chalayan A/W 19 Womenswear
Hussein Chalayan talks through his A/W 19 Womenswear collection with Georgina Evans in this unique take on a re-see.
Essay: The Photo of a Girl
Tessa: Carrie Scott on notions of sexuality and agency in the work of Tessa Kuragi.
To honour the centenary of women's suffrage, SHOWstudio present an exhibition of 100 fashion illustrations that celebrate and empower women.
Gemma Ward by Veronica Mortellaro
Model Gemma Ward selects an image of herself kickboxing to be interpreted for SHOWstudio’s 100 Women exhibition.
Panel Discussion: Queer
Mimma Viglezio and Queer academic Jake Hall co-chair our Queer Panel Discussion, as Lewis G Burton, Rhea Dillon, Jamie Windust and Nakhane cover the evolution of the term.
Tumblr Take-Over: BBZ, Florian Hetz, Dominic Myatt
Photographer Florian Hetz, Artist Dominic Myatt and London-based collective BBZ each curated the SHOWstudio Tumblr capturing the experiences of queer individuals, the subversive and the perverse respectively.
Musician Beth Ditto, Designer Dilara Findikoglu and SHOWstudio Editor Mimma Viglezio discuss feminism, queer symbolism and dressing queer icons.
Fashion Film: 周燕燕 Barbara Bird
Zhejiang Fashion Institute student created this fashion film in response to a creative brief by filmmaker Rei Nadal: to investigate an honest and truthful portrait.
Round-Up Discussion: Paris S/S 17 Womenswear
Lou Stoppard, Mimma Viglezio, Reba Maybury, Gianluca Longo and Masha Mombelli discuss the Paris S/S 17 womenswear shows.
Fashion & Freedom
A series of fashion films explore the impact the First World War had on women for an exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery.
Fashion Film: Edith
Rei Nadal unites with Phoebe English and Guinevere Van Seenus to explore the decline of the popularity of the corset after WW1.
Fashion Film: These Women
Filmmaker Marie Schuller teams with acclaimed London designer Craig Green on a film exploring the ascent of women's workwear.
Connect/Transform: Irene Agbontaen
Stylist Irene Agbontaen chose to become an African tribeswoman from the Mbororo tribe in our face-mapping experiment. Clothes by Louise Alsop.
Conversation: Allen Jones’ ‘Chair’
A group of experts gathered with members of the public to discuss Allen Jones' provocative work 'Chair' at the Royal Academy of Arts.
Interview: Phoebe Collings-James
The artist Phoebe Collings-James describes her take on feminism with Carrie Scott at the Miami Beach EDITION hotel.
Essay: Commodifying Feminism
Girly: Bertie Brandes on the S/S 15 shows fetishising feminism.
Essay: Girl Power
Girly: Dr Rebecca Hains on 'the problematics of reclaiming the girlish'.
Essay: Lumps and Bumps
Ugly: Harriet Walker on how awkward clothes came in to vogue.