Articles about 'clothes'

I wore men’s clothes for a month – and it changed my life

Motivated by Octieber and determined to combat the world of gendered clothing, Lucy Rycroft-Smith tries menswear for a month and documents her findings

Lucy Rycroft-Smith // 7 January 2017

Categories: Fashion and Image, Features

Help charity build a clothes bank for women getting back on their feet

Donate extra clothes to a South London charity

Jess McCabe // 5 February 2013

Categories: Blog

A coat of one’s own? Compulsory heterosexuality on the high street

Ellie Gore explores heterosexism and gender in high street fashion

Guest Blogger // 2 November 2012

Categories: Blog

Pop stars prancing about in pants

A guest post from Kate Bellamy arguing that the pressure on women in pop to wear less tends to increase when there's a cause to be considered

Guest Blogger // 11 April 2012

Categories: Blog

You’ll catch your death in that

Hugely successful gaming giant World of Warcraft has introduced a new package that allows even more customisation of player's avatars: including choosing skimpier outfits for female characters. Teri Shelly wonders what it means if she wants her avatar to wear a plate bikini

Terri Shelly // 2 February 2012

Categories: Video Games

No access to the women’s room

Going clothes shopping as a disabled woman is a nightmare, says D H Kelly

D H Kelly // 30 January 2012

Categories: Body and Health, Fashion and Image, Sex and Relationships, Stereotypes, Work and Play

In defence of fake beauty

'Natural' beauty demands hard labour to appear effortlessly beautiful and blemish-free. Brash, flamboyant, over-the-top makeup and clothes can let us reclaim our image, argues Shona McCombes

Shona McCombes // 23 December 2011

Categories: Body and Health

One Size Fits All?

A guest post from Hennie Weiss and Elin Weiss about the use of computer animated models in an H&M campaign

Guest Blogger // 15 December 2011

Categories: Blog

New feature: The politics of office dress

Melanie Davis usually wears grey trousers suits to work. Switching to a smart, clingy dress prompted a disconcerting change in her colleagues The spate of SlutWalks around the world have...

Jess McCabe // 11 October 2011

Categories: Blog

The politics of office dress

Melanie Davis usually wears grey trousers suits to work. Switching to a smart, clingy dress prompted a disconcerting change in her colleagues

Melanie Davis //

Categories: Fashion and Image, Work and Play

Wearing a pair of tottering heels…

Philippa writes about the double standards visible in the reporting about female vs male politicians.

Philippa Willitts // 2 October 2011

Categories: Blog

Teenagers exposed

15-year-old C. Robinson looks at the causes and ramifications of a culture where teenage girls are encouraged to bare all

C. Robinson // 3 June 2011

Categories: Fashion and Image

New feature: Fashion and gender

Androgynous trends come and go, but high-street fashion remains for the most part strictly divided into womenswear and menswear. Lorraine Smith searches for an alternative No matter how much it...

Jess McCabe // 14 May 2011

Categories: Blog

Fashion and gender

Androgynous trends come and go, but high-street fashion remains for the most part strictly divided into womenswear and menswear. Lorraine Smith searches for an alternative

Lorraine Smith // 13 May 2011

Categories: Fashion and Image

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