What Does it Mean to be a Supermodel?

  What is it that elevates a mere model to the category of super? The term first came to the fore in the 80’s and 90’s and is most closely associated with the legendary models of the time: Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer and Kate Moss. These women were and still are household names. They signed multi million dollar contracts, graced the covers of every prominent fashion publication, endorsed products, appeared in music videos, were tabloid fodder and influenced the way we dressed. With the rise of social media, a new breed of ‘supermodel’ has… Continue Reading

The September Issue

The highly anticipated September Issue of a fashion magazine is the biggest, most important issue of the year. The new collections described within its pages offer inspiration to start afresh; to press reset on our wardrobes. In the Northern Hemisphere (where the majority of the high fashion action takes place) the new collections hitting stores not only herald the start of the new season, they also mark the return to school and work after summer vacation. But here in the Southern Hemisphere we are business as usual and the September Issue instead teases and tantalises us with the newest winter fashions… Continue Reading