Political Fashion

Phoebe English's Collection Sparks A Conversation Of Unity, But Where Are My Hijab-Wearing Sisters At London Fashion Week?

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

My closing thoughts rest on the rising global voices in fashion that originate from vastly different cultures and belief systems, and that speak on behalf of under-represented groups. I want to sit at shows and presentations alongside men and women representing all colours, faiths and styles

London Fashion Week Mens Gets Political - Designers Create Fashion Antidotes To Brexit And Trump

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

It's brave for a designer to be so gobby, especially with the pressure of commercial sales targets and constant burden of turning a profit and keeping the wheels turning, but Shannon's line of thoughtful and clever sloganeering is somewhat proven, with his current and previous collections bearing a corruption of Sports Direct as "Lovers Direct" and "Haters Direct", currently in store at Selfridges

'Glam Slam': Musician Prince's 30 Year Reign as a Pop Fashion Icon

Professor Sarah Niblock | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Professor Sarah Niblock

Prince was using style as a political statement at the height of the Thatcher/Reagan period. Not only was he commenting on the banality of white, heterosexual western masculinity, but also drawing on a rich heritage of earlier style-as-protest movements.