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.
Every year, All Walks launches Diversity NOW!, a campaign that brings together fashion students from across the UK, who all believe in our cause: diversity in fashion. Supported by Graduate Fashion Week, Arts Thread and i-D Magazine, the competition looks to empower and inspire the next generation of creatives.
The Selfridges windows have always been a highlight of Oxford Street, drawing in thousands of people annually when they turn on the Oxford Street Christmas lights. When I passed Selfridges at the beginning of this month I was delighted by a very unusual sign that grabbed my attention immediately. I crossed the road and found [...]
Stop Press – Very exciting News All Walks announces the finalists for Diversity NOW! 2014 in association with i-D Magazine. From a wide variety of sassy, sorted and sumptuous ideas, images and imaginative entries to our national student competition Diversity NOW! 2014, we have whittled our choices down to a handful. Why is diversity important [...]
If we can release western women from the belief that they need cheap, fast fashion to anaesthetise the learned dissatisfaction even disgust they feel about their bodies and nurture them towards psychological health, we can encourage recognition that slow, fair trade fashion is better for everyone… especially the women of Bangladesh.
“Eyes are on an industry that season after season watches design houses consistently use one or no models of colour. No matter the intention, the result is racism.” Last September, fashion activist and former model Bethann Hardison sent this in a letter to all the governing bodies of Fashion Weeks in London, Milan, New York [...]
Diversity rarely scratches the surface of Paris Fashion Week. But American designer Rick Owens has ruffled some fashion feathers after two seasons of boundary breaking shows.