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Six optimistic trends from Australian Fashion Week 2021

It might be winter over here but fun and energy still reign.
Sarah Pritchard
6.14.21
Fashion

Why is fashion so obsessed with rich people hobbies right now?

A harmless bit of Courchevel cosplay? An act of reclamation? Or a brazen celebration of social privilege? We investigate AW21’s most curious trend.
Mahoro Seward
5.13.21
Fashion

The fashion archetype is dead – Gen Z killed it 

Remember Hedi-era Saint Laurent's smoky-eyed rock-chick? The Philo-phile architect? We explore what happened to fashion’s fictional muses.
Biz Sherbert
5.13.21
Culture

Young landlord TikTok is here and it's truly as grim as it sounds

Girlboss, gatekeep, gaslight!
Beth Ashley
5.6.21
Fashion

How catsuits became one of AW21's top trends

Catsuits are no longer just a caricature of femininity. In 2021, they’re a newfound symbol of defiant sexuality in film, fashion and music.
Alice May Stenson
4.29.21
Fashion

Tramp stamps are making a comeback

Women and queer youth are reclaiming the subversive and highly sexualized lower back tattoo.
Laura Pitcher
4.8.21
Fashion

Sex, safety & politics: what the ‘going out’ dress means now

Fashion designers have been heralding the return of the ‘going out’ minidress, but in light of recent events, the narrative of post-lockdown nightclub dressing is just as much about ‘safety’ as it is ‘sexuality’.
Hannah Tindle
4.7.21
Fashion

People are ‘Revenge Shopping’, but what does 'Revenge Dressing' look like in 2021?

Chinese consumers have been hitting retailers hard post-lockdown, but ‘revenge’ is a global fashion phenomenon. It tastes sweet, and it looks sexy.
Osman Ahmed
3.26.21
Fashion

What does fashion’s obsession with the past say about its future?

Raf Simons is the latest cult designer to disrupt the fashion’s inflated resale market by re-releasing iconic archival pieces. And he certainly won't be the last.
Karl Smith
3.17.21
Culture

Forget sliding into DMs, TikTok teens are writing pen pals to save the USPS

The wholesome summer camp activity has been radicalized in an attempt to save the Post Office – one stamp at a time.
Caroline Edwards
8.26.20
Fashion

Naked Jewellery is spring's most intimate trend

Alan Crocetti, Joanne Guiraud and Marland Backus reimagine jewellry — not as an accessory to clothing, but as an accessory to nakedness.
Zoë Kendall
7.2.20
Fashion

How the infit became the most ubiquitous (and unexpected) trend

Nothing, not even a thong, is required to don SS20’s most minimalistic 'infit'.
Zoë Kendall
5.7.20
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