On her visit to New Zealand, Auckland-born London-based designer Emilia Wickstead confessed to a love of hair scrunchies and fluoro cropped tops when she talked about a fondness for fashion that emerged during her childhood. The designer who has famously dressed the Duchess of Cambridge is now a favourite to A-list celebrities including Alexa Chung, Kate Bosworth, Diane Krueger, and recent Oscar ...
What happens when two drag queens meet at a bus stop, and why does a young woman wake up in different locations after going to bed each night? A variety of circumstances play out in the fantastic new web series, Burbs. Filmed in different pockets of Wellington, the series provides an insight into unlikely friendships, exploring how we see ourselves and the ...
As someone who has always been interested in the context of what we wear and why, I enjoyed reading Fashion in Popular Culture; a book comprising of fourteen essays investigating clothing through the lens of television, literature, film and media. The book starts strong with Joseph H. Hancock’s chapter on branding. Here, Lady Gaga is under the microscope and Hancock deconstructs her ...
Art, Culture & Reviews
t’s not every day you find yourself featured in an international magazine. In this instance, it was a pleasure to be included in the most recent edition of ‘In Company.’ The timeless articles in this edition feature bloggers and creatives from around the globe. Franchomme and Fraquoh (the brains behind the magazine) spoke to me about creative expression, my thoughts on New ...
Selvi has an infectious personality. When she laughs, you laugh, and when she cries, you feel equal amounts of her sorrow and pain. Driving with Selvi follows a young woman, who against all odds has carved out a new life for herself as Karnataka’s first female taxi driver. The documentary opens with facts and figures relating to the hundreds of millions of ...