fashion

You’ll catch your death in that

Hugely successful gaming giant World of Warcraft has introduced a new package that allows even more customisation of player's avatars: including choosing skimpier outfits for female characters. Teri Shelly wonders what it means if she wants her avatar to wear a plate bikini ...

What colour is nude?

Elin Weiss has a master's degree in women's studies. Hennie Weiss is currently working on her master's degree in sociology. Their interests include the sexualis...

Fashion Fail: New face of Miu Miu is fourteen years old.

Italian fashion label Miu Miu have recently confirmed the ‘face’ of their Autumn/Winter collection: True Grit actress, the fourteen year old Hailee Steinfeld. Fashion has never been feminism’s greatest ally, and aside from any arguments about its glorification of (often) unhealthily thin frames - what is perhaps more disturbing, is its heralding of adolescent girls as a sort of female physical perfection. ...

Fashion and gender

Androgynous trends come and go, but high-street fashion remains for the most part strictly divided into womenswear and menswear. Lorraine Smith searches for an alternative ...