The ‘retouching’ of imagery is all around us; the process is used to ‘perfect’ most, if not every, photograph within the media. Natural beauty is often disguised by the detailed manipulation of ‘imperfections’ during the post-production process, producing a glamorous illusion of many icons in our culture. Magazine editors have argued that the reasoning behind [...]
Cover of ‘Body Image In The Primary School’ by Nikki Hutchinson and Chris Calland A prominent headteacher has recently declared that children from as young as four should be given lessons on body image, in a bid to control the daily, dangerous influence of media imagery, especially fashion imagery. Dr Helen Wright, President of the [...]
For their S/S collection – that was showcased as part of their winning Fashion Fringe entry, design duo Fyodor Podogrny and Golan Frydman (together forming FYODOR GOLAN) decided to break fashionable conventions by selecting All Walk’s very own mature model Valerie Pain to showcase their collection. “This s/s we were looking for the essence of [...]
If you walk around Madrid these days, you will definitely see the new advertisement of the fashion brand Amy Gee, due to the fact that they have invested a huge amount of money on their outdoor campaign all around the city. I didn’t know the brand before, but the image of their latest advertisement worried [...]
Newest Miss Representation Trailer from Miss Representation. MissRepresentation is a campaign that seeks to expose how society in general, and young women in particular, are being sold by the media the concept that the value of women and girls lies in their youth, beauty and sexuality. The trailor for the campaign’s eponymous film, a 2011 [...]
While Somerset House shone in the spotlights during London Fashion Week, friend of All Walks Nina Malone (of production company “The Collective by Reema and Nina”) was involved in the production of another fantastic fashion show, this time in the name of charity. Set up by The Anglo Ecuadorian Society to help raise funds for [...]
Whatever shape you are, whatever age you are, the women in this post show that being unique is the most beautiful trend to have emerged from fashion week, and I hope you can use this inspiration to embrace your individuality with pride.
Ten principal dancers from the Royal Ballet glide down the catwalk en pointe; like models in heels, but oh so vibrant and joyful. Their movements are choreographed to a soundtrack which is mixed live during the show; it had previously been co-composed by the designer herself along with the Brit-award winning and Oscar-nominated composer Nick Wollage. For me, this [...]
Today we met with Diane Pernet who is Co-Editor in Chief of Zoo magazine and owner of one of the most famous fashion blogs, A Shaded View on Fashion. Diane took a trip down to Erin’s Model Sanctuary to find out more about the emotionally considerate side of fashion. Diane and I spoke about new [...]
So, it’s the night before London Fashion Week and the parties have already started! TODAY, All Walks co-founder Erin O’Connor launched The Model Sanctuary 2011 to the press. And All Walks went to pay a visit and to support this brilliant sister organisation which nurtures models and students during London Fashion Week. Whilst we were [...]
Their muses were beautiful – none other than super model Christy Turlington and A-list actress Julia Roberts. However, instead of gracefully accepting their beauty and presence, L’oreal threw these precious gifts out of their childish playpen, wanting more flawless, newer versions for their Maybelline and Lancome products. The quick fix of the airbrushing tool appeared [...]
Designer Alexandra Groover has created a short film with All Walks model Lucy Freeman to be shown alongside her Spring / Summer 2012 collection during London Fashion Week.