FASHION

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Never underestimate the influence of Fashion on teenage self-image

by Léah Njeim Teenagehood is such a weird moment in one’s existence. Abandoning your child moult, trying to fit a body; a constant evolution inside of a bright new adult skin, which is way too large and looks strange and scary. This is the time which is commonly considered in […]

VETEMENTS

Do you really get Vetements?

They say that Vetements is the most radical thing that came out of Paris in the last decade. The shock that Vetements caused is reasonable. We could say that the fashion audience is too conservative to accept the idea that fashion has to change. And this change is what Vetements are […]

ANGELIKA DARKLING LATEX FASHION

Angelika Darkling: the Greek latex fashion designer

If someone asked me to name a person who identifies with the “new businesswoman” identity, I would definitely go for Angelika Darkling. She is young, fresh and what she does is quite uncommon. Although she is lacking financial background, she hangs tough. In an economically depressed country, she is creating […]

Punk artwork from Inga Aleknaviciute

Punk’s not dead –We actually need more of that

Did the punk movement change the world? Apparently, no. Revolutionary punk subculture was established in the mid-1970s and since then, not much have changed. Politics are pretty much the same, the unemployment rate is still high, capitalism still generates inequality, climate change is getting worse and so on. Nevertheless, punk […]

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How to get rid of the bad smell from vintage clothes

I was reading a hilarious article the other day about a “study”, which showed that owning a cool leather jacket is more rewarding than raising children. I laughed. However I identified with that fraudulent study. I hate to admit it –I have the black-leather-jacket fever, and that makes two of us. […]

armedangels EcoVero

ARMEDANGELS give us a sustainable alternative to viscose

Most of us when we think of viscose, we think about a harmful, synthetic material. As you probably already know, materials have classes –not all of them are harmful to the environment and to the people. So when it comes to viscose, the EcoVero type is the good, green option. […]