Caryn Franklin

Fashion

lee mcqueen’s nephew is keeping the mcqueen fashion dream alive

Gary James McQueen has risen like a phoenix from a dark family chapter to channel the fashion genius of his late uncle Lee Alexander McQueen.
Caryn Franklin
6.5.17
Culture

meet 5 drag kings challenging gender expectations

“A King show will overturn any expectations you may have,” explains London-based King Benjamin Butch. “We are performing gender to introduce a position from which perspectives can be viewed differently.” To help you take a new position, get to know...
Caryn Franklin
4.19.17
Culture

how king culture is challenging gender expectations

With Benjamin Butch as our guide, we take a tour through the growing artistic landscape that is a King performance.
Caryn Franklin
4.19.17
Fashion

disruptive fashion lover: why we need to campaign for model health

How many in the fashion industry truly understand the influence they have? Fashion revolutionary Caryn Franklin ponders this question as she pledges her support for the WEP's campaign for model health.
Caryn Franklin
9.19.16
Fashion

cool psychology: a look into fashion from a psychological perspective

The launch of Cool Psychology: an occasional online post to provide a bridge between the worlds of science, academia and pop cultural energies and events is BRAND NEW.
Caryn Franklin
4.8.16
Culture

messy concepts: the challenge of diversity

We meet Richard Crisp, the Professor of Psychology at Aston University, to discuss diversity in fashion and why it matters.
Caryn Franklin
4.8.16
Fashion

#tbt: caryn franklin's 1986 fashion survival guide

Sharing the “things they forgot to tell you” in class, these are the short cuts and the pitfalls of making it in the fashion business...
Caryn Franklin
2.18.16
Fashion

a shoe story... a cautionary tale of fashion and drama

Georgina Goodman designed Alexander McQueen's famous Armadillo shoe, but nearly lost her label during the recession. Now she's back and on a mission to do things her way...
Caryn Franklin
11.19.15
Think Pieces

it might be a man’s world, but it isn't working for men either

12 men a day kill themselves in the UK, so what can we do to counter the unrealistic images of masculinity that men feel they must live up to and are unable to speak out about?
Caryn Franklin
8.12.14
Fashion

Diversity NOW! Walk This Way

The i-D pop up studio in association with All Walks Beyond the Catwalk took place at Graduate Fashion Week recently to celebrate individual style and announce the winners of the second annual Diversity NOW! 2014 competition.
Caryn Franklin
7.2.14
Think Pieces

when did fashion become porn?

Caryn Franklin investigates the pornification of men's mind's and women's bodies.
Caryn Franklin
11.13.13