Thursday, July 29, 2021

Priya Elan

Sha’Carri Richardson’s look is over the top – that’s why it matters

FashionSha’Carri Richardson’s look is over the top – that’s why it mattersShe’s out of the Olympics, but the US sprinting star’s ‘extra’ style makes an important statement about black womanhood Priya ElanThu 22 Jul 2021 10.11 EDTLast modified on...

‘Fashion can be very exploitative’ – Halima Aden on why she quit modelling

Fashion‘Fashion can be very exploitative’ – Halima Aden on why she quit modellingThe industry’s first hijab-wearing model speaks about the ‘internal conflict’ that made her quit the catwalk Priya ElanWed 21 Jul 2021 19.01 EDTLast modified on Wed 21...

Leyna Bloom is Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue’s first trans cover star

FashionLeyna Bloom is Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue’s first trans cover starModel, who is black and Filipino, is also the first ever trans woman of color to be featured in the magazine Priya ElanMon 19 Jul 2021 13.24 EDTLast modified...

Corsets take off under Bridgerton influence as lockdown lifts

FashionCorsets take off under Bridgerton influence as lockdown liftsRihanna, Beyoncé and Lizzo wear theirs casually while designers create corsets for men too Priya ElanFri 16 Jul 2021 10.14 EDTFirst published on Fri 16 Jul 2021 10.13 EDTRip up that...

‘He’s a star, Gap is benefiting from that’: will Kanye West save the clothing giant?

Fashion‘He’s a star, Gap is benefiting from that’: will Kanye West save the clothing giant?As Yeezy unleashes clothes from its second collaboration with the Gap, experts ask whether the unlikely link-up could work Priya ElanWed 14 Jul 2021 12.39...

And just like that … fashion memes move to the front row

FashionAnd just like that … fashion memes move to the front rowFrom Sex and the City to Jared Leto, the most talked-about style moments are also creating instant viral moments – is this the future of fashion? Priya ElanTue...

Pyer Moss adds commentary on black erasure to Paris couture week

FashionPyer Moss adds commentary on black erasure to Paris couture weekThe first black designer to show at the week, Kerby Jean-Raymond’s statement collection is surreal and powerful feast Priya ElanSat 10 Jul 2021 18.13 EDTLast modified on Sat 10...

‘You’re not focusing on the eyes’ – are bleached brows the first post-mask trend?

Fashion‘You’re not focusing on the eyes’ – are bleached brows the first post-mask trend? After months of covering our faces, the new trend for light-toned brows – as worn by Kim Kardashian, Lizzo and Maisie Williams – feels fresh...

Renting clothes is ‘less green than throwing them away’

Fashion industryRenting clothes is ‘less green than throwing them away’Transportation and dry cleaning make it the worst green option for consumers of fashion, study finds Priya ElanTue 6 Jul 2021 09.34 EDTLast modified on Tue 6 Jul 2021 16.09...

It’s curtains for short hair as Jack Grealish resurrects centre parting

FashionIt’s curtains for short hair as Jack Grealish resurrects centre partingLate 90s curtains of David Beckham and Hugh Grant are making a comeback, and not just on the football pitch Priya ElanFri 2 Jul 2021 09.09 EDTLast modified on...

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