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Nick Waplington/Alexander McQueen Photography Exhibition

This article was published online at Pigeons & Peacocks on 15th May 2015. If you are looking for something to do in London this weekend, I urge you to see photography exhibition Nick Waplington/Alexander McQueen: Working Process at Tate Britain,

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Nick Waplington/Alexander McQueen Photography Exhibition

This article was published online at Pigeons & Peacocks on 15th May 2015. If you are looking for something to do in London this weekend, I urge you to see photography exhibition Nick Waplington/Alexander McQueen: Working Process at Tate Britain,

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Played Self: Isa Genzken New Works

Comprised of more than 40 mannequins, several floor and wall collages and a film, Isa Genzken: New Works are on display at MMK Frankfurt until 31st May 2015. Director of the MMK and curator of the exhibition Dr Susanne Gaensheimer states,

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Played Self: Isa Genzken New Works

Comprised of more than 40 mannequins, several floor and wall collages and a film, Isa Genzken: New Works are on display at MMK Frankfurt until 31st May 2015. Director of the MMK and curator of the exhibition Dr Susanne Gaensheimer states,

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Cinematic Fashion Week: Chanel and Valentino in Box Office Battle

As if fashion week wasn’t eventful enough in itself, two of the biggest fashion houses, Chanel and Valentino, out-staged each other with their cinematic AW15 shows during Paris Fashion Week. 'Zoolander 2' will be coming to theaters on February 12,

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Cinematic Fashion Week: Chanel and Valentino in Box Office Battle

As if fashion week wasn’t eventful enough in itself, two of the biggest fashion houses, Chanel and Valentino, out-staged each other with their cinematic AW15 shows during Paris Fashion Week. 'Zoolander 2' will be coming to theaters on February 12,

Le Monde Nallik

Following a store visit and interview with jewellery designer Jean Balke in summer 2014, I created this web video for Nallik. We will continue to work on this in spring 2015…

Le Monde Nallik

Following a store visit and interview with jewellery designer Jean Balke in summer 2014, I created this web video for Nallik. We will continue to work on this in spring 2015…

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Killing Trends

Germans love to dress in uniforms (I’m allowed to say this because I am one) and by uniforms I don’t mean military, but dressing alike. Trend cycles operate differently in German cities, thanks to our heightened sense of self-awareness —

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Killing Trends

Germans love to dress in uniforms (I’m allowed to say this because I am one) and by uniforms I don’t mean military, but dressing alike. Trend cycles operate differently in German cities, thanks to our heightened sense of self-awareness —

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Finders Keepers the Label launches Gattaca Collection

Finders Keepers’ summer range Gattaca merges futuristic minimalism with an elegant and sporty attitude. Socks and sandals, yes please! Gattaca is playful and alluring, with an unashamedly feminine aesthetic. The feeling is confident, spirited and expressive. Isn’t versatility just what we

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Finders Keepers the Label launches Gattaca Collection

Finders Keepers’ summer range Gattaca merges futuristic minimalism with an elegant and sporty attitude. Socks and sandals, yes please! Gattaca is playful and alluring, with an unashamedly feminine aesthetic. The feeling is confident, spirited and expressive. Isn’t versatility just what we

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Words Gone Viral

You can put your wisdom in one sentence. Sometimes two. Choose a nice sans-serif type. If someone famous said it, you could put it in inverted commas. Visual quotes and aphorisms are going viral and have taken over pop culture and even the

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Words Gone Viral

You can put your wisdom in one sentence. Sometimes two. Choose a nice sans-serif type. If someone famous said it, you could put it in inverted commas. Visual quotes and aphorisms are going viral and have taken over pop culture and even the

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Black and White Smoke: The Negative Effects of Cigarettes in Fashion Photography

When I type ‘smoking’ into Pinterest, an infinite scroll of black and white photographs are staring back at me, seductive and elegant, the furthest they could possibly be from the yellow-stained disgusting truth. Cigarettes work well on photographs. Especially lately.

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Black and White Smoke: The Negative Effects of Cigarettes in Fashion Photography

When I type ‘smoking’ into Pinterest, an infinite scroll of black and white photographs are staring back at me, seductive and elegant, the furthest they could possibly be from the yellow-stained disgusting truth. Cigarettes work well on photographs. Especially lately.

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TIME & AGAIN

For Address—Journal for Fashion Criticism, issue #2 Fashion is now. It is the mode that captures the zeitgeist. What is in fashion today, could be out of fashion tomorrow. Many trends are a repetition of past styles. Once enough time

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TIME & AGAIN

For Address—Journal for Fashion Criticism, issue #2 Fashion is now. It is the mode that captures the zeitgeist. What is in fashion today, could be out of fashion tomorrow. Many trends are a repetition of past styles. Once enough time

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Teenage Dancers

Rineke Dijkstra is a Dutch photographer and video artist whose first comprehensive filmic retrospective worldwide is currently showing at the MMK (Museum for Modern Art) in Frankfurt. The exhibition that will be running until 26th May 2013 includes two film premieres.

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Teenage Dancers

Rineke Dijkstra is a Dutch photographer and video artist whose first comprehensive filmic retrospective worldwide is currently showing at the MMK (Museum for Modern Art) in Frankfurt. The exhibition that will be running until 26th May 2013 includes two film premieres.