When Christian Dior stated, “tones of grey, pale turquoise and pink will prevail” it was certainly a premonition for 2017. Throughout the year it-colour of the moment, millennial pink, has been seizing the fashion world, bringing with it fresh … Continue reading A Millennial’s Pink – Looking back on the colour-of-the-year and its promotion of gender neutrality As 2017 draws to a close, Fashion Editor Caroline O’Connor looks back on millennial pink and its promotion of gender neutrality in fashion.
The annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, one of the most highly anticipated shows of the year, took place in Shanghai for the first time on November 20. The fashion giant seeks to tap into the country’s rapidly growing market for … Continue reading Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2017: A Review The annual spectacle featured a two million dollar bra and an audience comprised of A-List celebrities.
●●●●● Season sixteen of Project Runway celebrated models of all sizes, and this fresh inclusivity inspired creative excellence among the sixteen chosen designers. The finale saw the remaining four competitors, Margarita Alvarez, Brandon Kee, Ayana Ife and Kentaro Kameyama showcase … Continue reading Make It Work: Project Runway Season 16 Finale The finale saw the remaining four competitors showcase their collections at New York Fashion Week, which succeeded in not only embracing plus-sized models, but also the culture and heritage of the diverse four.
Ireland has seen a dark and vibrant past of Skinheads, Hippies, Mods, Punks, Goths, Teddy Boys, Rockers, New Romantics, Skaters and Ravers. Each nugget of style has been reflective of a movement or feeling, whether it the Punks’ anarchic rejection … Continue reading Youth Rebellion, Fluid Identity Ireland has had a history of not only being oppressed by external forces, but of being emotionally suppressed as a nation. Its past is held down by restraints on expression of sexuality, gender and essentially the self.
Red is the statement colour for autumn/winter this year, and English and History of Art Senior Freshman Anna Svalbe utilises bold, brash impact with a vintage wool coat. The pairing of red and pink this season forces us to deconstruct … Continue reading November’s Front Square Fashion Anna Svalbe talks to our Fashion Deputy Editor about her autumnal style choices.
It all started with a dream… This is the premise for the Thom Browne spring/summer 2018 fashion show, one of the most controversial and extraordinary of the season. In the enchanting location of the Hotel de Ville in Paris, the … Continue reading Thom Browne SS18
●●●●○ Very few people have not heard of that famous line uttered by Miranda Priestly in the film The Devil Wears Prada: “Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking.” Designer Erdem Moralioglu turns this statement on its head. On Thursday, 2 November, a … Continue reading Erdem x H&M Collection – review Florals aren’t just for spring.
Following their well-known love for excess and luxury, Dolce & Gabbana presented their pre – spring/summer 2018 collection in a (not so) secret event in Milan. In the sophisticated atmosphere of the Magenta Café, The Secret Show was not only … Continue reading Dolce & Gabbana: Love is Beauty The underlying philosophy of the ‘Secret Show’ is not simply a celebration of beauty and preciousness, it’s an attempt to redefine an entire generation of Millennials.
‘Horror’ in fashion has often taken the form of unsettling make up, costume-style attire and eerie theatrics. Fashion shows that are a horrific spectacle, or that use humanoid or ‘possessed’ models, have been used to counteract fashion shows over concern … Continue reading Horror in Fashion Bloody/Gorgeous
SF History of Art and Italian student Alyssa Delahan Meade braves the double denim trend of autumn-winter. The former fashion faux pas has transformed itself in recent years and has been spotted on a number of catwalks this season, from … Continue reading Front Square Fashion: A/W Trends
●●●●○ Anthony Vaccarello presented his third collection for Yves Saint Laurent at Paris Fashion Week 2017, just weeks after the unfortunate passing of Pierre Burgé, co-founder of the iconic couture house. Delving into the archives of YSL, Vaccarello celebrated what … Continue reading Yves Saint Laurent Spring 2018 The Paris Fashion Week 2017 show held a few playful, enigmatic surprises.
Ireland joined in on September’s world-wide fashion celebrations as Dublin hosted its eighth annual Dublin Fashion Festival. Running over two days, from Friday 22nd to Saturday 23rd, the schedule saw a number of events and workshops held across the city … Continue reading Dublin Fashion Fest – Young Designer of the Year Award Who took the prize?