Uniform Society

Image description: A sepia image of four nurses playing nurses in a hospital room When interviewing people about ‘fashion identity’ it became apparent that fashion choices are not of equalling concern to all. My pointed questions of whether or not people felt they expressed themselves through their everyday attire took for granted the privileged standpoint […]

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In defence of stash

As a wearer and lover of stash, I thought I would respond to an article, published by the OxStu, in which my beloved stash faced the opprobrium of a fellow student who sadly misses the point of stash altogether. I proudly admit to owning a plethora of different articles of stash, which includes a puffer jacket, […]

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The wonderful everyday: the creative potential of day-to-day fashion

Image Credit: khfalk-Description-Fashion Magazines In Oxford, aside from academic necessity, I love going to lectures just to see what people are wearing; to take part in the silent communication that takes place through the language of clothes. That is how I see fashion – as being fundamentally about communication and connection between human beings. I […]

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Spotlight: Letitia Wright

This year’s theme, focussing specifically on “catholic imagination”, did not allow for significant leeway when it came to its interpretations — almost automatically, one thinks of the Vatican and Europe when one thinks of Catholicism. Indeed, the response of most attendees of the Gala seemed to be rather eurocentric — even Rihanna was dressed (albeit […]

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The MetGala: Heavenly Bodies

The theme of the 2018 Met Gala – Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination – has had some mixed reviews within and without of the Catholic community, with diverse opinions across the board. The public display of papal artefacts alongside designer outfits might seem disrespectful, reducing Catholicism to a fashion accessory. Celebrities bearing halos, […]

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