In the lead up to Valentine’s day, we are bombarded with billboard posters showing nubile limbs in silken underwear – a repetitive ideal we’ve seen a thousand times over. However, a refreshing display of the female body was unbuttoned this year, courtesy of retailer JD Williams
Young Adult fiction is feeling particularly exciting at the moment. Whether authors are talking mental health, friendship, gender identity, or just how excruciating adolescence can be, the buzz around books for teens is growing ever louder.
I want to change the fashion industry. Problem: I’m on the bottom rung. Some thoughts on seeking change when you’re starting out, by Ted Stansfield
Today is the Victoria’s Secret show and I have a few questions – why is it that the pinnacle of female success is embodied by the ability to maintain a flat stomach?
Did you know that All Walks’ very first campaign was going to be a one off? Susan Ringwood, of eating disorder charity Beat, posed the question “Is it possible to show fashion on a range of inspiring bodies?”
Director of the ECA and All Walks Diversity Network Mal Burkinshaw gives us an inside view on Beauty by Design: Fashioning the Renaissance at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
Transsexual, transgender, transvestite – still a largely misunderstood world. Last month the stunning and too often blithely described “androgynous model” Andrej Pejic re-introduced herself as Andreja, following her gender transition surgery. Andreja became the name to chase back in 2011 when she elevated cross-dressing to couture walking in both men’s and women’s shows at fashion [...]
The power of Day of the Girl lies in the forum opened up, the space created and the dialogues encouraged. It’s a way of seeing the issues women face as both individual problems and interlinked areas, some global and others local.
Goodie bags from sponsors in the BFC’s The Model Zone The Model Zone is an exclusive space for models to rest, eat, drink and receive treatments during London Fashion Week
It is easy to focus on the negatives and list the designers who used no black models, no asian models. But we want to celebrate the designers who did something more interesting, who showed us their vision of #DiversityNOW at London Fashion Week SS15
Bazoomas, love humps, knockers or jugs? A couple of melons or pair of Georgie Bests perhaps? We have so many terms for breasts yet the common insecurities so many women feel towards their own have remained largely unspoken.