Six optimistic trends from Australian Fashion Week 2021
It might be winter over here but fun and energy still reign.
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.
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.
Young landlord TikTok is here and it's truly as grim as it sounds
Girlboss, gatekeep, gaslight!
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
Tramp stamps are making a comeback
Women and queer youth are reclaiming the subversive and highly sexualized lower back tattoo.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How the infit became the most ubiquitous (and unexpected) trend
Nothing, not even a thong, is required to don SS20’s most minimalistic 'infit'.