Women's magazines are bad. They make women feel rubbish. Reading them is stupid. But am I the only one who doesn't get this? My experience of 18 years' women's mag fandom has been brilliant. They've influenced me in a positive way and I'm pretty sure I'm not alone on this point.
Fashion and feminism - they're like two people who only hang out together because they have a mutual friend. It's awkward, it's prickly - neither wants to be left alone together. In some ways this discomfort is understandable - the fashion industry, at times, seems to do its best to isolate its target demographic.
I'm going to be honest: when it comes to the current wave of feminism, I'm sliding into complete apathy... It seems today's feminism is a lot about celebrity and having a pop at other women, and less about actual action.
Schoolgirls, schoolboys, university students, anyone who has ever watched Mean Girls and loved it, hold on to your chest
A fashion design student has beaten applicants from around the world to win the first ever competition to design a VEGAN
This month, adidas Originals announced the return of the Stan Smith shoe. A trainer created in the Seventies and made infamous by the legendary player and its namesake. After vanishing from production lines two years ago the tennis shoe is back and this time it's got Kate Moss' face on the tongue. *Shakes with excitement*. *Passes out*.
I'd never thought about ankle accessories as actually being a 'thing'. Of course they are. And, whilst you can easily go DIY, my favourite range is one by Wolford who bring out gaiters (accessories which can be worn around the ankles or wrists) every season.
I am so fortunate to love the work that I do. And, sometimes, it is possible to improve the lives of others through my work. Do let me tell you about some of my recent projects...
August is ending... yet Autumn should be even more fabulous: today let me tell you about topics from camping gear (tents), fashion shows to support fashion education, and my little television appearance on CNN!
Well, there is a reason people refer to me as the 'Princess of Punk'. In 1977 I presented my Conceptual Chic collection which featured dresses with tears, holes and chains. Though at the time it was not a huge commercial success, I consider this collection a landmark in my career...