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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.
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.
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.
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.