Day: November 13, 2020

Goodbye Dominic Cummings, carefully styled disruptive dresser

By Priya Elan

His shambolic outfits shocked and confused. But did they betray the panic of a man wondering what rebellion even meant at age 48?

The news of Dominic Cummings’ exit from No 10 closes a chapter of disruptive dressing in Westminster.

When we look back at this age of political dressing in our senior male political figures, we may think of it as the era of sartorial malapropisms – clothing and grooming choices that were fundamentally wrong that created an age of inappropriateness and humour.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2020/nov/13/goodbye-dominic-cummings-carefully-styled-disruptive-dresser

      

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'Charles is very stylish': how The Crown's costume designer brought 1980s to life

By Hannah Marriott

Season 4’s wardrobe includes Diana’s Cinderella dress and Thatcher’s power shoulders

With its power bouffants, sweetie-wrapper party dresses and alarming shoulder pads, some call the 1980s the time that fashion forgot. But in the fourth season of The Crown, which starts on TV tomorrow night, the era’s extraordinary clothing plays a pivotal role in bringing the decade’s stories back to vivid life. Some looks were faithfully recreated, while others were more loosely inspired by the actual wardrobes of the royal family, as the show’s costume designer, Amy Roberts, explains below.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2020/nov/13/the-crown-netflix-costumes-outfits-1980s

      

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How to wear an oversize collar | Jess Cartner-Morley

By Jess Cartner-Morley

Channel Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a collared top the right side of cute

The collar is the headline on your outfit, and everything else is the small print. A collar can stand as shorthand for your socioeconomic status – white collar versus blue collar – and can even, in the case of a dog collar, vouch for your godliness.

Fashion’s latest collar is most definitely headline-grabbing. The shape of the season is a supersize take on the Peter Pan collar, with a side order of Little Women, as if the lost boys had relocated from Neverland to the prairie. It makes you look as if you are either in a 1980s Laura Ashley advert, or a street style influencer at Copenhagen fashion week. (To be fair, it’s hard to tell the difference at the moment.)

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2020/nov/13/how-to-wear-an-oversize-collar

      

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