Posts Tagged ‘Fashion’

The Death of Youth Culture

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

  I imagine it began in some sleek committee room of an advertising agency, sometime in the mid-eighties. An assortment of bright young things, creamed from the best universities were harvested by intensely attentive, steepled-fingered executives, to brainstorm the febrile potential of the then, relatively unexploited ‘youth market’. From this, sprang the normative tool of […]

Fashioning the Feminine

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Fashion is not necessarily a matter of expressing one’s “identity,” nor is it merely about trends or a matter of business, products, branding and economics, although there are many instances when these issues are very much in evidence. To my mind, fashion is a supreme articulation of the feminine on the surface of the body […]