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 recent All Walks interview with Elisha Smith leverock on the subject of female body builders got me thinking, and reflecting on my own attitudes to working out and body building. There was a time when I used to have a very naive view of the gym and of women on the treadmill running aimlessly [...]
I completely love everything about the 1960’s, the fashion, the music, the art and the entire zeitgeist of the decade. However, the curvy and glamorous ideal of previous decades changed suddenly to a preference for slim, boyish frames. Female ideals consisted of very slight, slim figures, with short pixie crops and heavy eye make up. [...]
This image portrays the female beauty ideal in the early 1900s and the decades previous. The curvaceous and soft lines of her body represent the freedom of expression and the true, honest beauty of the female body. Women with this weight on their body nowadays could feel negatively about it due to today’s ideals, however, [...]