"More than half of the outfits could have been worn for any other red carpet or film premiere that year."
Anna Roberts shares her experience of participating in Oxford's first FADSOC x Industry fashion gala.
Shoes - As someone who struggles to walk in anything with a smaller surface area than a block heel, I am pleased to report...
"More than anything else you might buy, a ballgown represents an odd intersection of disposability."
Cherwell's fashion editors explain why each of their favourite vintage fashion eras holds a special place in their hearts.
Naomi Man explores the blurred lines and performative norms of self-expression in non-binary fashion.
"A group as sartorially orientated as one named ‘The Oxford Fashion Society’ inevitably attracts those who care about what they wear. Fastidiously dressed, upright, serious-faced characters come in and sit down quickly. Tote bags are removed from shoulders. Sauntering in alongside, generally attired with less panache, are members of the photography society."
"just as paler pinks bring to mind troubling questions about our femininity and how we express it, brighter pinks can tread a fine line between feminine power and caricature."
Though she is often remembered for her most daring and glamorous looks, especially the infamous Revenge Dress, I find the Princess of Wales’ casual looks featuring statement sweaters even more iconic. Some have described them as ‘grandma sweaters’ or ‘campy’, but it is clear that they remain influential and appreciated in fashion.
Since Billie Eilish burst onto the pop music scene in 2016 with Ocean Eyes, her voice has reverberated around many a bedroom, club, and...
To grow up in my corner of East London, neatly pinpointed between Spitalfields Market and Brick Lane, was to grow up around second hand...
By embracing the fun in fashion, she inspires her viewers to do the same.
And really, where else is there for a fashion enthusiast to turn other than to the past?
"If people were making a small fortune on Depop and Etsy (occasionally funded by me) by selling vintage and up-cycled clothes, I might as well try doing it for myself on a budget." Sophie Wright discusses how she turned old into new by upcycling during lockdown.