Brew Your Own Leather

Designers are starting to get more experimental, more like Dr. Frankenstein, in their approach to sustainable textiles. We take a look at the latest alternative to leather, kombucha. Yeasty.

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The Art of Millinery

What happens when contemporary milliners try to push the boundaries of their practice and produce art? We take a look at the quirky, beautiful and astonishing moments when art and headwear collide - and how history shaped their designs.

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Political Fashion

Fashion is a communicator which has been, and is being, used to challenge the political climate. We look beyond Hilary's pantsuits to the Repeal movement in Dublin, and the political history of embroidery in Palestine. 

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Red Nails Through The Ages

We live in a world where we no longer have just pretty nail polish or varnish - we have nail art. Although we're spoilt for choice, red nail polish is a staple item in cosmetics bags world wide. It's also got a history longer than you might expect...

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