How the hoodie became one of our last truly political garments
A new exhibition in Rotterdam explores the role of this multifaceted fashion item, tracing its evolution from 1930s workwear to an icon of streetwear.
poems for bootle: looking to the past, present and future of the north
The fourth in our series of specially created projects from students at Manchester School of Art comes from Lauren Black, who takes inspiration from Roger McGough’s Poem for Bootle to create a personal view of the surroundings she grew up in.
“to me, the north of england means freedom" – photography that explores coming out in the north
The third in our series of specially created projects from Fashion Art Direction students at Manchester School of Art comes from Noah Redman-Bennett, who explores how moving to Manchester at 19 shaped him into the person he is today.
from preston with love
The second in our series of specially created projects from Fashion Art Direction students at Manchester School of Art comes from Oliver Perry, who juxtaposes old family photos with the areas most significant to him.
10 creative couples: fashion’s powerhouses come in pairs
From Rick Owens and Michèle Lamy to Alexander McQueen and Shaun Leane, Lou Stoppard’s new book focuses on the iconic duos behind fashion’s most creative shows and shoots.
glen luchford's fascinating test photos of his longtime assistant
The legendary fashion photographer’s assistant Jack Webb has been stepping into the frame since the 90s to test the lighting. A new book, "The Agony and the Ecstasy," juxtaposes the portraits of Jack and the iconic photographs he helped create.
wolfgang tillmans interviewed by kate moss, hari nef, and, um, boris johnson
Photographer and Turner Prize winner Wolfgang Tillmans sits down with Lou Stoppard for a candid and revelatory interview on his life and work.
exploring northern england’s influence on fashion and visual culture
The North, so much to answer for.
why is fashion so fascinated with teenage boys?
The fashionable cast and crew of Lou Stoppard’s exhibition Mad About The Boy, opening today, fill us in on the styles and sounds of their teenage years.
fashion space gallery announce mad about the boy curated by lou stoppard
The exhibition will launch with a restaging of Meadham Kirchhoff spring/summer 13 menswear presentation, and features work by Raf Simons, J.W. Anderson, Nick Knight, Larry Clark, Gosha Rubchinskiy and more.
just do it! how sportswear innovation has created fashion staples
Off the back of the Nike Women's Summit in New York City, Lou Stoppard explores fashion’s fascination with sportswear