A scientist on fashion: evolution or regression?

Fashion has progressed throughout time, gradually changing from practical attire, to status symbol, to work of art. Even Darwin himself could not have envisaged an evolution so terrifyingly fast, least of all the vast majority of us who have barely progressed beyond our prehistoric sabre-tooth skin leotards. Back in modern times, styles come and go […]

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How to reinvent the ’90s revival

Here in the fashion section we like to keep abreast of current affairs, and yesterday’s announcement of the comeback of one of the ’90s most celebrated pop bands caused particular excitement. Responsible for centre partings, impractically pocket-covered combat trousers and the unfortunate prevalence of white tracksuits in primary schools throughout the country, S Club 7 […]

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