Category: Features


On Our Obsession With Celebrity Merchandise

I remember the first bit of celebrity merchandise I ever sharpened my elbows for. The year was 2002, the concert was Christina Aguilera’s and the item? A pair of hot-pink pants with the word ‘Stripped’ emblazoned across the backside. It may not have been exactly what my mum wanted her barely teenage daughter to wear

What I Learned When I Tried Shooting For My Fashion Blog In Egypt

The burgeoning fashion and beauty industries in the Middle East are becoming an international power, and with them, massively successful Middle Eastern bloggers and photographers have begun to enjoy many of the same perks as their Western counterparts. Just like ones based in New York, L.A., London, and Sydney, Middle East fashion blogs represent a

In Defence Of Not Wearing A Bra

Undressed: A Brief History Of Underwear, an exhibition which opened at London’s Victoria & Albert museum earlier this year, delved into our knicker drawers, looking into the role underwear – from the bra to the panty and beyond – has played over the years; with all its practicalities and impracticalities. Judging by just how very