Fashion always looks to the future. The design process is always ahead of itself, making clothes for seasons to come, for an imagined tomorrow that might just be that little bit better than today. Read More
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Narcissus / Dahlia

All of us have within us our sister self. The unrealised other that we could have been. Dream of being. Might yet one day become. Read More
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Breitling: Paradise

Mid-Century America was a place of space-age futurism, Doo-Wop diners and the curvaceous glory of stream-line moderne. It was exuberant, it was giggly, it was full of joy. Read More
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The all-encompassing contempt for class systems, the ‘discard-everything-standard’-ism, and Duchamp’s prolific self-ironising epitomise Dadaism. Its humour is black as night. Read More
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Le Veilleur

She knows that to conceal is to intrigue. She understands, as did Anne-Marie Beretta before her, that sometimes more is more. That to choose not to reveal – to wear collars up, high necklines, outlandish masks – is to pique curiosity. Read More
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Bon Beauté: By Hermès

A swipe of lipstick, a wash of blush or a slick of nail varnish can reveal anything from idiosyncratic shapes to not-so-hidden desires. Read More
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Ways To Fall

The ground has dissolved beneath us and we’re left falling through the unknown. Here are five ways to fall. STEADY NOW... Read More
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Hybrid Modernity

The Photo-Secessionists believed in photography as art. Reportage or documentary didn’t interest them. They championed subjectivity and manipulation, wanted to secede from convention and make images that were painterly. Read More
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Nombre Noir

The ultra-stylised, look-don't-touch eroticism of Serge Lutens was a dominant theme in fashion and beauty throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Read More
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Close up… now closer, closer still, until the object you’re seeing comes loose from its context and gets all weird and sacramental, a fetish, a meditation. Read More
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