Entries by Ellen Grace Jones from 02/2012

Karl Lagerfeld: Deluded or Just Plain Controversial?

| Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Style

Even whilst heading up Chanel, Fendi and being an all-round style polymath, Karl Lagerfeld thankfully still manages to find time to burp out some preposterous, inflammatory musings from time-to-time. His inability to self-edit is what makes him such a charmingly nefarious fashion patriarch.

Forget M.I.A's Bird-Flip, Worry About Pop's Sexual Moral Decline

| Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sure the bird-flip was pretty ill-judged - but when you book a provocative performer like M.I.A what did they expect? Given the utter degeneration and hyper-sexualisation of our current crop of female pop performers, in terms of debasing, offensive, inappropriate performances, M.I.A.'s middle-finger salute was little more than a cheeky nose-thumbing.

Left vs Right: Can We All Play Nicely Now?

| Posted 02.13.2012 | UK Politics

According to the Brock University academics, conservative politics serves as a kind of 'gateway' into prejudice against others and basically those with low childhood intelligence were susceptible (read: doomed) to grow-up as racist, God-fearing homophobes.

London Fashion Week: A Clothes-Centric Microcosm Of Society's Macrocosm

| Posted 02.24.2012 | UK Style

I like to think London Fashion Week serves as a kind of clothes-centric microcosm of the macrocosm of society. Its incarnations, evolution and attendees each season reflect the flighty preoccupations culture places on hierarchy, artifice and worth. Which, given the wealth of design talent showcased, is a real shame.