Fashion

Breaking out of Madrid in explosive style, a new creative breed is injecting the capital's art scene with power, politics and a dash of perversity. Selected pages: For the spring issue of Dazed, we profiled a new class of Madrid creatives invigorating the capital’s...

The daily spectacle of street style orbiting Seoul Fashion Week is worth the journey alone. There are the toddlers popping and locking in Balenciaga, forcing you into a moral dilemma of “so cute!” versus, “if I start taking pictures of them, will I get handcuffed?”...

It’s been said that every stitch tells a story, but it’s rare that your new shirt comes with a tag explaining its provenance. The fabrics repurposed to make New York label Bode’s impeccably cut wardrobe staples could be anything from a rare kimono silk, to...

The South Korean design sensibility is as unconventional as its infamous K-beauty grooming methods, where products are formulated from snail slime and pig placenta. So it feels appropriate that the extraterrestrial backdrop for the daily parade of street style stars at Seoul Fashion Week is the...

The t-shirt is arguably fashion’s greatest leveller: the most popular and affordable item of clothing on the planet, it offers comfort and utility across all genders, classes and cultures. But at what point did the humble t-shirt become the Trojan horse of style: a vessel...

The story behind maverick design duo Symonds Pearmain is one of serendipity: Max Pearmain, editor of Arena Homme+ and stylist for the likes of Burberry and Calvin Klein, stumbled across an image of Kate Moss wearing an Anthony Symonds t-shirt and determined to track down...

According to American Vogue stylist Polly Mellen, the arrival of a snake on set was an unexpected turn of events. “We were in Los Angeles, and the shoot had already started. We were just doing fashion pictures,” she recalls in the 2001 documentary In Vogue:...

Any accusation of design theft in fashion can be traced back to patient zero: the moodboard. One of the most important tools in a fashion designer’s arsenal, it maps their constellation of references until it all comes together in the creative eureka moment that sparks...

DAVID BAILEY: Who are you then? You look about 12 years old. What are you here to ask me about? LIAM HESS: I wanted to ask you about growing up in the East End, and how it’s changed over the past few decades. Do you mind...

Disguised in a wig and sunglasses, the artist Jo Brocklehurst went undercover to draw some of the larger-than-life figures of London’s nightlife at fetish clubs and punk gigs. But her extraordinary body of work – including portraits of everyone from Boy George to Billy Idol...