Fashion for a cause

The Impulse stall that was part of the recently-held North-East festival held at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts From culinary delicacies, to literary discussions, photo exhibitions, artisans displaying their crafts and of course, rock music, last week’s North East festival was a dazzling showcase of everything the region is known for. The … Read more Fashion for a cause

Zandra Rhodes: ‘Fashion deserves credit. It takes as much effort as a painting’

Zandra Rhodes: ‘I love having people around… and I can ignore them if I want to.’ Photograph: Amit Lennon/The Observer Zandra Rhodes was born in 1940 in Chatham, Kent, where her mother taught at the local art college and her father drove a taxi. After studying printed textile design at the Royal College of Art, … Read more Zandra Rhodes: ‘Fashion deserves credit. It takes as much effort as a painting’

Burberry: a fashion label or a barometer of Britishness?

 The catwalk show for the Burberry Spring/Summer 2020 collection featured huge sound system stacks. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images The Burberry check is the catwalk version of the union jack. This house is not just a fashion label, but a barometer for Britishness. From the stiff upper lip all-weather reliability of the trench coat to the … Read more Burberry: a fashion label or a barometer of Britishness?

Top 3 Tips for Leading a Healthy Lifestyle

Are you looking to better your eating habits or just simply want to make healthier lifestyle choices? If so, you will need to change up your routine in order to become the best version of yourself. You may have tried to in the past, however, have found yourself going back to your old ways. To … Read more Top 3 Tips for Leading a Healthy Lifestyle