Britain’s Fast-Fashion Retailers Head in Gender-Neutral Direction
BLURRING THE LINES: British brands and retailers are showing support for their customers beyond the traditional categories seen in retail. They are trying to promote inclusivity and avoid reinforcing gender stereotypes.
Topshop and Topman, which are housed under one roof at the Oxford Circus flagship, have made their fitting rooms gender-neutral. The high street retailer said its changing room policy is a…Continue
Is it OK to wear clothes made by Harvey Weinstein’s wife?
Let’s start with this, the artist-v-the-art question, one that now seems necessary to ask on a daily basis, as the Weinstein tsunami continues to sweep through the celebrity world, either destroying all in its wake or else throwing into relief various abuses that were simply shrugged away for too long, depending on your perspective.
Most sensible people, despite what rightwing commentators claim, understand there are…Continue
Like most people, the first vehicle I owned was a Maruti 800, before moving onto a Maruti Esteem, a Honda Civic and a Honda Accord, and then, finally a Mercedes.
The driving pleasure I get in the Mercedes is quite something else. I love driving, and cars, for me, are a matter of comfort. The red Maruti 800 was my own little space, almost like a little cupboard. At that point in time, we did not have mobile phones. Thank God for little mercies! The fashion…Continue
Fashion Is Superficial but That Doesn’t Have To Be a Bad Thing
I’ve always regarded Sacha Baron Cohen’s Austrian alter ego, Brüno Gehard, as an embarrassing post-Borat low point in his career. But then I stumbled across this video, which appears to have been filmed in the early-to-mid 2000s, SBC’s golden period. In it, we see the comedian trolling his way through fashion week, luring naive American style industry insiders into his satirical honey-trap, which they inevitably fall into…Continue