My Sartorial Life

This week, I was faced with one of the great mysteries of life: what does one wear on May Day? As much as I would love to write a column about bells and painting yourself like an alien-soldier-thing, I wasn’t really feeling Morris-chic. On the other hand, the fact of the matter is, one wears […]

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And Jill came tumblring down…

Since joining Tumblr over the Christmas vac, I’ve become addicted. It’s something to do with the way it self-replenishes. Blogs with endless scrolling, constantly updated tags, and memes referencing memes referencing the cardinal truth of how Sherlock ripped everyone’s heart out. My own slice of internet is an ill-disciplined affair. There’s a bit of Deleuze […]

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‘Being powerful is like being a lady…’ How Thatcher combined femininity with authority in her iconic style

Margaret Thatcher’s death has triggered evaluations of every aspect of her life. But, whatever your opinion on the woman’s politics, we can all share an objective appreciation of the woman’s style. Or can we? The iconic pearls and pussy bows of our only female Prime Minister are as distinctive as her controversial political decisions. For […]

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