Beth Ditto is an icon of girl power and body positivity (read: not giving a shit) and a firm fashion favourite. Long time collaborator with Marc Jacobs and Jean Paul Gautier, Ditto has ventured out on her own to design and deliver a curvy collection that refuses to quit.
Education is at the heart of All Walks’ campaign, inspiring and supporting fashion students to a more enlightened way of thinking. Last year our national student initiative #DiversityNOW worked with over thirty fashion universities and colleges. We talk to CSM undergraduate Moss Omey about her final collection, that focuses on changing the misconceptions about petite clothing.
Whilst Oscar nominees demonstrate a need for highlighting improved examination of film diversity, we take a review on recent causes to celebrate diversity in fashion.
SHORTLIST Announcement After a spectacular increase in entries for our Diversity NOW! Initiative, in association with i-D Magazine and supported by Arts Thread and Graduate Fashion Week, All Walks Beyond the Catwalk is delighted to announce our 50 shortlisted students picked from the work of 37 colleges and universities across the UK. This time, after [...]
Often used to punctuate a poorly executed joke, the phrase – “I am a strong, Black, independent woman who don’t need no man” is heavily embedded in our ‘it’s just a joke – relax’ 21st century culture. A joke to many people, yes. To the anti-PC crusaders, a ROTFL kind of joke. To others, a [...]
‘Who made your clothes?’ is a question that’s going to be gracing plenty of lips today as Fashion Revolution Day rears its (very elegant, eloquent) head. April 24th is the second anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza
Last week, the Twittersphere went legitimately mental over a sequence of two heartbreaking images showing a man enjoying himself dancing at a gig and then being shamed for doing so.
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?”