is the media helping us foster more empathy for addicts?
Films like 'Beautiful Boy' and 'A Star Is Born' illustrate a level of compassion for those suffering from addiction, while also underscoring what’s still lacking from current media portrayals.
19 things to avoid in 2019
Give a wide berth to all of the following people, places and situations and you might just scrape through the year ahead without feeling the need to punch yourself repeatedly in the face. Happy New Year!
netflix’s ‘cam’ is creepy as hell and makes sharp commentary about sex work
Where depictions of pornography on screen have often make it look seedy, grim or goofy, 'Cam' makes sex work look more or less exactly like the thing it is — a job.
is there such a thing as too woke?
It's been quite a week of hot-takes.
how diversity in fashion became about democracy
Knowledge of your taste is more valuable than ever before, and not just to those who want to sell you products, but to those who want to sell you ideas.
Clementine de Pressigny
12 looks that defined this year
A year in lewks.
shawn mendes has a point – we need to stop policing male femininity
Our knowledge of gender and sexuality is expanding at breakneck speed, but the Mendes memes prove we still have rigid ideas of what it means to be masculine or to act gay.
'the simple life' was an accidentally brilliant reflection on america's political divide
15 years ago, Paris and Nicole illuminated the festering culture wars before Trump brought it all to the surface.
the earthwise issue
what is the answer to fashion's waste problem?
As Burberry, Stella McCartney and H&M pledge to help eliminate plastic pollution, we look back to The Earthwise Issue, in which Osman Ahmed asked: How can fashion find a new route to sustainability?
how our perception of a celebrity changes after they dye their hair
A deep-dive into Lady Gaga's hair colour.
how tight borders affect fashion
With Brexit looming and the opportunity for students to forge careers in London after graduating even less feasible, we look at the implications on the fashion industry of stricter borders.
where are you, one year out of school?
We put the question to a handful of Central Saint Martins grads.
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