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Kate Nash on Feminism and the Internet. A singer, songwriter, activist, and outspoken feminist, Kate Nash is a woman with a cause.

Kate Nash on Feminism and the Internet

Mixing punk lyrics with a style that is by turns pop, indie, and somewhere in the nebulous realm of the alternative, the English artist uses music and the internet to encourage women around the world to speak up about whatever they can and want. Cara delevingne speaks out about sexual harassment in fashion. @caradelevingne.

cara delevingne speaks out about sexual harassment in fashion

Louboutin: The World's Most Luxurious Shoes - All 4. Who Is Isamaya Ffrench? - 100FlavoursUK. Last month, YSL Beauté appointed Isamaya Ffrench as its new UK make-up ambassador.

Who Is Isamaya Ffrench? - 100FlavoursUK

Well known in the beauty community and boasting an impressive Instagram following of ardent make-up fanatics, Ffrench has bagged this top role at the age of just 25 – so what makes her so special? Specialising in 3D design at Chelsea College of Arts, Ffrench went on to study Product and Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins as well as joining the Theo Adams Company; a London-based collective of artists, dancers, musicians, actors and singers. Pairing that with a weekend job of children’s face painting, she soon realised her love for – in her words – “telling stories” through people’s faces, and a make-up artistry career was born.

Often trying out her most experimental looks on herself, she isn’t afraid to try out a bold colour or an unconventional technique. BBC to make film on Mark Duggan? The BBC have announced that they are making an hour long film in relation to the shooting of Mark Duggan.

BBC to make film on Mark Duggan?

It has been 4 years since his shooting and only last year was the killing of Mark Duggan declared as “lawful” even though he was unarmed. An inquest Jury believed that Mark threw the gun to the ground before the shooting, as the weapon was found 6 meters away from where he was shot. The film will follow a mockumentary format and will try to look into the life of Mark Duggan and the “gangster stereotype” that he led during the challenges he faced living as a black male in Tottenham. FKA twigs: ‘I think this could be my last interview’ Is it time to just admit it?

FKA twigs: ‘I think this could be my last interview’

Are female artists and actors treated completely differently to their male counterparts by the media? In an interview with the Sunday Times British avant-garde creative and visionary artist, FKA twigs, was asked more about her relationship than felt comfortable. Twigs dates the film star Robert Pattinson. Designer Daniel Silverstain works his magic.

ASOS Announces Partnership With Gabi Fresh. Lauren Manoogian Pre-Fall 2015 - Dying Techniques. Fashion Campaign Models, Prada Models, Dior Models, Lexi Boling, Julia Nobis. Beyonce Tattoos, Mery Streep, Lida Fox - News. Watch: J. Cole Goes to Jamaica with Bally - Fashion Films. Model - Maria Borges, Natural Hair, Black Models, The Big Chop. Black models embracing their natural hair texture has been one of the season’s key beauty talking points.

Model - Maria Borges, Natural Hair, Black Models, The Big Chop

Jamaican Fashion Models, Tami Williams, Kai Newman, Saint International, Abia... The Fat Jewish Modeling Contract, Plus Size Male Models, Dadbod. Though most of the discussion regarding body positivity has been centered around female models, male models face their own challenges when it comes to body image.

The Fat Jewish Modeling Contract, Plus Size Male Models, Dadbod

Fashion houses tend to request either athletic physiques or gangly frames to display their wares, meaning male models must attempt to fit into one of those two categories. In recent months, however, the desire for a third archetype has emerged. Bitch Better Have My Money Fashion Credits - AVAHTAYLOR.COM. Rihanna finally dropped the highly anticipated video for Bitch Better Have My Money which she co-directed with Megaforce.

Bitch Better Have My Money Fashion Credits - AVAHTAYLOR.COM

The video is reportedly inspired by Rihanna’s lawsuit against her former accountant who allegedly stole $9 million from the singer. Katy Perry Covers Harper's BAZAAR September 2015 Issue - Katy Perry Harper's ... Jean-Paul Goude Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Katy Perry wears a Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane dress and Cartier bracelet.

Katy Perry Covers Harper's BAZAAR September 2015 Issue - Katy Perry Harper's ...

Fashion Editor: Carine Roitfeld Introducing Katy Perry as the cover girl of BAZAAR's September 2015 issue. See the full "Icons" shoot by Carine Roitfeld and Jean-Paul Goude here and her newsstand and subscriber covers below: BAZAAR's September 2015 Newsstand Cover. ​why yayoi kusama is the most popular artist in the world. A couple of days ago it was announced that out of all the artists in the world; Yayoi Kusama is the most popular.

​why yayoi kusama is the most popular artist in the world

An avalanche of think pieces and news alerts on the rise of female artists followed, especially if they weren't Western. Ding, dong the wicked white male artist is dead, they said. Which is kind of, if not completely, missing the point, and we're not the only one who thinks so. Within minutes of these posts, below-the-line comment sections were ablaze with people accusing these articles of sexism and racism, the very things they set out to undermine.

And they were right to do so, because, by lumping Kusama with all the other non-western, non-male artists it only serves to reinforce the perceived inferiority and otherness of such a category. Liv fontaine is taking apart the history of female nudity in art. Yoko ono's instructions for living a curious, creative life. The first piece one encounters in Yoko Ono's retrospective show up now at the Museum of Modern Art is just an apple. Well, it is and it isn't. It's a fresh, shiny Granny Smith sitting on a Perspex pedestal. Just like the one John Lennon mischievously bit into at London's Indica Gallery in 1966, launching one of art and pop culture's most meaningful relationships and collaborations. Sitting at her kitchen table 50 years later, Yoko explains, "Apple's a very unique piece.

Richard prince sells other people's instagrams for almost $100K. Though reproduction in art is nothing new, Richard Prince's Freize show thrusts pop art into a truly modern age, adding to the debate about self-representation and ownership of art. Explore the complex beauty of yohji yamamoto. Live Archives in Hackney will host an intriguing exhibition of Yohji Yamamoto's fashion creations from this Friday, where models rather than mannequins will display the garments and you, the viewer, can choose a selection for them to wear.

The interactive exhibition has been curated by exhibition-maker Jeff Horsley and features over 60 pieces by Yamamoto, dating from as far back as 1983. The Japanese fashion legend is known for creating garments that can be worn in numerous different ways, and the exhibition's couture salon format will allow visitors to experience the incredible complexity of his designs at close range. You can play high-concept fashion dress up with a selection of iconic pieces, including a cotton cut-work look from Yamamoto's spring/summer 83 collection, a shibori-detail kimono from spring/summer 95 and a Madame Grès-inspired blouse from spring/summer 05. @live.archives Credits Fashion Yohji Yamamoto Photography James Ari King.

​peek inside the perfectly unpolished pages of no substance. Amanda harlech is a fashion insider, informer and inspiration. Does being a Lady actually come in handy? ​take the crown: own a piece of kate moss’s first magazine shoot, for i-D. Tess holliday is taking on the modelling industry on her own terms. Born in Mississippi, Tess Holliday (FKA Tess Munster) has always considered herself a southern girl at heart.