This week, Madeleine Oakley explores the complex issues surrounding the labelling of models as plus size. We are a generation of label rejecters. We embrace fluidity regarding categorisation more than ever before. We might check before assuming someone’s gender pronoun … Continue reading IS PLUS SIZE REALLY PLUS SIZED?
News by Madeleine Oakley Michael Murray, head of elevation at British store Flannels, is convinced that their new London shop will be a success. Apparently, the key is to make the shopping experience more “creative” and intimate. Flannels has carefully … Continue reading Flannels Offers Antidote to Sterile Online Shopping
News by Madeleine Oakley Chanel has announced the postponement of their 2020 Cruise collection show, which was originally planned for November 6th. Political unrest and anti-government protests have caused upheaval in the region, making it the sensible choice to not … Continue reading Chanel Cancels Cruise Show in Hong Kong
News by Madeleine Oakley Google-owned website YouTube has unveiled a new vertical entitled ‘Slash Fashion’ which will house style videos, collaborations with brands, and catwalk livestreams all in one place. With the number of YouTube beauty and fashion channels increasing … Continue reading YouTube Launches Dedicated Fashion Channel
News by Madeleine Oakley September 3rd 2019 saw the passing of one of fashion’s most skilled and celebrated photographers. By rejecting airbrushed, stilted fashion images and opting for honest, intimate shots, Peter Lindbergh pioneered a new photography concept which celebrated … Continue reading Influential Fashion Photographer Peter Lindbergh dies age 74
News by Madeleine Oakley Not one to follow the tradition of a regular catwalk show, designer Anya Hindmarch has created an immersive Postbox Maze exhibition to present her latest collection at the upcoming London Fashion Week. The giant red maze … Continue reading Anya Hindmarch to showcase collection at LFW using ‘Postbox Maze’
London Fashion Week is fast approaching and with issues constantly raised regarding the sustainability of the event and the clothing displayed, pressure is increasing for designers to present environmentally friendly options. The brand Vin + Omi have risen to the … Continue reading Sustainable Designs at London Fashion Week