By Madeleine Oakley during LFW Sept 2019. For show galleries, check out our online issues! FJU Talents at Fashion Scout Yu-Mei HuangThe knitwear designer showcased oversized slouchy knits in an array of candy colours. There were stripes and Aztec designs … Continue reading Madeleine's Fashion Show Overviews
This week, Madeleine Oakley explores the environmental issues and subsequent human reactions to London Fashion Week. Let’s be blunt. The fashion industry is damaging the environment. London Fashion Week is not helping. The biannual event showcases hundreds of elaborate garments, … Continue reading SHOULD WE BOYCOTT FASHION WEEK?
London Fashion Week is hectic, chaotic, confusing, thrilling, pell-mell, and exciting. Our team take you with them as they attend shows, rush across London from one venue to another, and generally figure out how to survive fashion week… Illustrations by … Continue reading S URVIVING FASHION WEEK
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