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No bias; cutting to the chase. New writing. New journalism.

Soraya Gaied Chortane's 32M is a zine for the Margiela aficionado, exploring the first five years - and ten seasons - of the Maison's existence.

As part of FW Magazine's series on zines, Christina Donoghue explores the history of the zine, her own practise, and how you can create your own personal publication.

Stuck on an endless circuit between London and Tbilisi, Nini Barbakadze says that when it comes to freedom, both cities prove it is elusive.

Scarface. Big Al. Public Enemy No. 1. Amongst the incredible pieces of history seen at Kerry Taylor’s latest ‘Passion for Fashion’ auction, a pair of 1920’s men’s spats stole the show; owned by and sporting the signature of none other than Alphonse ‘Al’ Capone.

For master jeweller Shaun Leane, Alexander McQueen’s ‘Highland Rape’ was "the show that made his name", renowned for the uproar it produced. 25 years later, Oliver Day looks for lessons in its undeserved revulsion.

The flâneur is dead. Now we are all Crocstars, says George Pistachio

Why every girl should love their vagina and invoice their one-night stands; Amazing Disgrace: A Book About "Shame", by Grace Campbell.

Beatrice Ross tells all on Zandra Rhodes: founder of London's Fashion & Textile Museum and Queen of Print.

Joe Bromley investigates the shop supporting the designers on the side-lines, who aren’t about to jump into bed with big business.

30 years on from Lee Alexander McQueen’s enrolment at Central Saint Martins, Ella Slater reflects on her relationship with the designer’s sinister and erotic depictions of women.

Following a star lot at Kerry Taylor Auctions, the President of Madagascar reveals a new scheme to claim back national history and cultural heritage. 

Eventually it ended in flames, says Joe Bromley.

Lucy Vipond reflects on how the late Alexander McQueen used fashion as a means to draw attention to the Scottish diaspora and the country’s harrowing misfortunes.

FW Magazine presents the ultimate TikTok glossary, by Lucy Vipond.

In Getting Shirty with Bodymap, Quin Cunningham explores how the label captured the zeitgeist of the 80s.

Sir Philip Green, TOPSHOP;  the fashion press, much of whom took it lying down. By Pia Brynteson.

Dancing around the right hooks of homophobia in the UK - Ethan O'Connor writes that Manchester in lockdown is still a sodden gangland of “us and them”.

Five hundred years ago, a fashion conscious young man from Augsburg called Matthäus Schwarz started a visual journal of his clothes on his 23rd birthday. He called it Klaidungsbüchlein (The Book of Clothes) and he continued it for over 40 years. And it is terrific, revealing a touching, vivid and unique view on how to flaunt it. Half-a-millennium after Schwarz began his book, Yorkshire dandy George Elliot celebrates his predecessor’s flamboyance, his wit and his style.

Ella Slater explores the significance of four costumes for the Ballets Russes’ production of Le Coq d’Or, sold at Kerry Taylor’s recent ‘Passion for Fashion’ sale.

The first half of the much anticipated Balenciaga project, for Central Saint Martins’ BA Fashion Womenswear students, has begun. Watch as Joe Bromley and Lucy Vipond speak to the second year designers about the master couturier, and working on their construction.

Poppy Jasmine Hawkes speaks to the Central Saint Martins 'bioartists' about their practice, whilst Aswan Magumbe explores how some of the Central Saint Martins BA (Hons) Performance: Design and Practice students are tackling a situation that’s restricting them from doing just that – performing.

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