Best in Show: Lou Stoppard
Lou Stoppard spotlights a parrot-printed poncho from Craig Green's S/S 18 collection, drawing on her experience watching the show.
Mad About The Boy
Mad About The Boy, an exhibition curated by Lou Stoppard, explored fashion’s obsession with youth, focusing on the way ideas of the teenage boy are constructed through specific collections and fashion images.
Essay: Between Man And Child
Featuring work by JW Anderson and Walter Van Beirendonck, this section of Mad About The Boy explored the way fashion toys with the line between man and child.
Essay: In The Club
This section of Mad About The Boy looked at the influence of club culture on fashion, and the way key designers and image makers depict the reveller.
Essay: In Education
The area of the Mad About the Boy exhibition, featuring two objects, looked at the way school life and uniform has inspired many designers and image-makers.
Essay: In The Street
Depictions of the boy 'in the street' are rife within fashion. This part of the Mad About The Boy guide considers the reasons why.
Essay: As Sexual Object
This section of Mad About The Boy, and the corresponding exhibition guide text, looks at portrayals of the young male as sexually charged and inquisitive.
Essay: Between Genders
This exhibition section of Mad About The Boy explored fashion's interest in the fluidity – both in terms of gender and sexuality – that can be enjoyed by youths.
Essay: As Outsider
This section of the Mad About the Boy exhibition explored fashion's interest in the rebel. Stoppard's text explores the trope, and details the objects featured.
Essay: In His Space
One of several essays featured in the guide for Mad About The Boy, this text looks at the role of space in the way fashion depicts the 'boy'.
Exhibition Text: Mad About The Boy
Taken from the show's catalogue, written by Lou Stoppard, this text introduces the exhibition and the themes considered within it.
Tumblr Takeover: Mad About the Boy
For one week on our Tumblr, Lou Stoppard shares the references and research behind her upcoming exhibition, Mad About The Boy.
A project exploring Northern identity, depictions of the North of England in fashion imagery and the importance of place in creativity.
Essay: Basic Bitches
Girly: Lou Stoppard on the millennial obsession with returning to a childlike state.
A project exploring overt, hyper feminine fashion - featuring a series of essays and interviews alongside a provocative fashion film by Nick Knight and Rei Nadal.
Video Essay: Odd Earring
Delfina Delettrez's jewel is the catalyst for Lou Stoppard's analysis of the trend for odd earrings. She cites Celine and All About Eve.
Video Essay: Fun Fur
An A/W 14 hit, Miuccia Prada's striking fur-embellished dress is used as the starting point for Lou Stoppard's audio analysis of 'fun fur'.
Day 2: Ugly
Explore the 'ugly' visual references posted by Lou Stoppard and Ruth Hogben on day two of their Tumblr Takeover.
Day 1: Ugly
From film stills to runway looks and quotes, explore the references behind the Ugly project, posted by Ruth Hogben and Lou Stoppard on day one of their Tumblr curation.
Tumblr Takeover: Ugly
Filmmaker Ruth Hogben and our own Lou Stoppard team up to create a special Ugly curation, revealing the inspirations and ideas that go behind the rolling series.
Fashion Mix: Lou Stoppard
SHOWstudio Editor Lou Stoppard made us an exclusive playlist - listen to her top 10 tracks.
A project exploring fashion's fascination with pushing the boundaries of taste, from Schiaparelli to Prada.