Why Won’t Fashion Ditch the Problematic?

Tell me this and tell me no more, why does the fashion industry refuse to ditch problematic individuals?

From designers to photographers to models, we have a plethora of individuals facing allegations and charges of racism, sexism, sexual assault, physical assault … it goes on. But, season after season, there they are on the front rows, gazing out from magazine covers and being credited with a seemingly endless stream of work.

And why? Is there not enough decent creatives in the world? Do we really even need to think about separating the artist from their art? Is it not time we demand more as consumers?

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IRIS VAN HERPEN x PHILIP BEESLEY

Jesus, I love how the Dutch come at fashion.

I get a thrill from technology being used to create some otherworldly magic.

This IRIS VAN HERPEN X PHILIP BEESLEY exhibition was made for me. And honey, in the age of Off White (and the absolute HORROR of their clear suitcases), fast fashion and (shudders) commerciality, we all need a little magic and sparkle. To refresh and reset and remember that there are artists out there creating something important.

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Why Keeping Up is Vital

We curate our world. Now, more than ever before, we can chose what we consume and when. Don’t like something? You can silence, mute and unfollow. Whether it be fashion, flowers or football you’re into, with a couple of clicks you can create an online happy place for yourself.

We’re niche experts, communicating across the globe with our comrades in interest. A global community, where we can find acceptance no matter how our real world treats us.

But, and hear me out here, it’s crucial that we don’t blinker ourselves to the rest of the world. The not-so-nice affairs of ‘everyone else’, left ignored, will eventually infiltrate our perfect bubbles. And by then, it’ll be bloody hard to claw back any ground.

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10 Facts about Me!

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Hey, hi, hello!

Welcome, welcome to my shiny new blog. Thanks so much for stopping by! I’ve got some big plans for 2018 and I’m excited to have you along for the ride. Y’ready?

If I’m going to take you to the other side of the world (for starters) with me this year, I think it’s only fair you know a bit about me. Please, please, use the comment section to introduce yourself. I’m so eager to connect with my readers.

So let’s get started with a very selfish, self-centered list all about meeee!

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