Billie Brand

Fashion

unpicking fashion’s unlikely fixation with face masks

Face masks made appearances on and off the catwalks at the spring/summer 19 men's shows. Are designers finally responding to the global pollution crisis, or is there something else at play?
Billie Brand
8.2.18
Fashion

daddy cool: decoding menswear’s latest muse

For an industry that’s so obsessed with teenage dreams and youth culture, why are the kids now so down with dads?
Billie Brand
6.27.17
Film

exploring the sexual politics of slasher film's favorite scream queens

To celebrate Halloween, we flick back through horror films past and salute its finest female survivors.
Billie Brand
10.30.15
Culture

go crazy, crazy, crazy for pornographic zayn malik fanzine, 'solo'

We talk to the editor of Solo about fan fiction, fantasy, and dismantling the teenage dream.
Billie Brand
8.24.15
Music

​arca announces second album, mutant

The Venezuelan producer “CANNOT W8” to share it later this year.
Billie Brand
8.4.15
News

​skepta set to #shutdown drake's 6ix ovo fest

The British MC has promised something “very legendary, very historic.”
Billie Brand
8.3.15
Culture

why it's easier to express our emotions in emojis

It only takes a single glance at our screens to see that language has shape-shifted from the written word to shiny happy emojis, but what does this say about us?
Billie Brand
5.26.15
Film

​why we need more empowering female leads in film

It’s time to stop day dreaming about glossy girls from cinema's past. Let’s wake up and shape the future of females in film.
Billie Brand
3.31.15
Think Pieces

from fifty shades to fanny hill we investigate the commercialization of bdsm

As the hotly anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey is released on screen, we explore how the steamy sex subculture of BDSM has been whipped up by the mainstream.
Billie Brand
2.13.15
Technology

​from drones to bio-hacking, are we ready for a tech takeover?

We investigate the tech trends of 2015, and whether this is the year everything we know to be sci-fi, will become sci-fact.
Billie Brand
1.23.15
Culture

meet hari nef, the american actress leading the transgender revolution

Writer, performance artist and actress Hari Nef has gone from the stage to the Hood by Air catwalk and is holding up a glass to the transgender revolution.
Billie Brand
12.29.14