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Why the fashion industry needs a value overhaul

Over the course of the last year, the pace of life has drastically slowed down, allowing a number of important conversations to take place. Important power structures, from Hollywood, to the royal family, to our own university have been called upon to begin the momentous task of dismantling institutionalised patterns of discrimination.  However, the fashion […]

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Controversial covers: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris poses for Vogue

Vogue’s February issue featuring Vice President-elect Kamala Harris sparked immediate controversy post social media release. The cover intended for the print issue shows Harris in a casual outfit with Converse sneakers, hands clasped in front of her, as she stands in front of a backdrop of fabrics. Criticism poured in pointing out multiple issues. Accusations […]

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How revolutionary can we really call Harry Styles’ Vogue shoot?

Last week, one such picture of a fabulously ruffled, baby blue Gucci gown ricocheted across Harry Styles’ mammoth fan base. The dress and the Vogue shot formed together an instant classic, reminiscent of J.Lo in Versace, Lady Di’s revenge dress, or Monroe’s Seven Year Itch. But notice something different this time, the dress in the […]

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Cause over Gloss – Vogue takes a sustainable step forward

Magazine covers have, for over a few decades now, followed a format or even a rulebook that governs their appeal to its consumers. Glossy like a glazed doughnut, with models airbrushed to perfection in exotic locations, adorned in precious designer looks that are so carefully curated and transported – all of which contribute to the […]

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The September Issue 2019: Not a Force For Change

Every September, fashion is heralded by the inaugural issue of September Vogue, the crown jewel in the publication’s collection. This year, The Duchess of Sussex guest-edited the iconic issue, which revolved around ‘Forces for change’, a parallel theme to our own September issue. Needless to say, the backlash was uniformly vitriolic from certain facets of […]