A History of Androgyny in Fashion

Androgyny has always existed, and it’s important to clarify that in this article where the terms ’androgyny’ and ‘androgynous’ are used, I will be talking about clothing, appearance and playing with traditionally gendered items of clothing to create a look that doesn’t fit comfortably into the categories of masculine and feminine; not gender or sexuality. […]

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Everything’s Alright: Bowie’s Light Shines On

It is a truth universally acknowledged that people are born, and people die. Stars are born, and they too, must eventually die. On 6th January 2016, a star whose light has been shining since he launched his music career back in 1967 died aged 69, after an 18-month long struggle with cancer. That star, of […]

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New Band / Old Band: MGMT and Ziggy Stardust

Let’s make this clear, this goes deeper than the glitter. MGMT’s gravitation towards face-paint and feathers may well be influenced by the alien rockstar Ziggy Stardust; but more underlying similarities lead me to make the link between the New York duo and Bowie’s most famous alter-ego. In Oracular Spectacular MGMT are what David Bowie would […]

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