Geraldine Wharry – DECOLONISING AFRO AESTHETICS IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY – OP-ED BY KOURA ROSY-KANE

Geraldine Wharry – DECOLONISING AFRO AESTHETICS IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY – OP-ED BY KOURA ROSY-KANE

Deep social transformations have re-occurred these past few weeks and months, since the unfortunate murder of George Floyd. Not that police brutality is a new phenomenon. It has happened several times in the past without necessarily being shown or filmed. The violence and injustice towards Black communities existed prior to those events.

ΠMagazine РThe Outsider: Going beyond the traditional fashion map

ΠMagazine РThe Outsider: Going beyond the traditional fashion map

Fashion as we know it – in the western world, has borders. Its map, centered in specific places such as Paris, London, Milan or New York, was settled a long time ago and was transmitted from one generation to the next

SLEEK Magazine – ‘Meet the creatives redefining Black representation in fashion’

SLEEK Magazine – ‘Meet the creatives redefining Black representation in fashion’

Photographers Sackitey Tesa Mate-Kodjo and Yannis Davy, and fashion designers Marvin Desroc and Abiola Olusola are just some of the visionaries challenging Western stereotypes of Black bodies

Teeth Magazine – ‘Lead by Shapes’

Teeth Magazine – ‘Lead by Shapes’

  S T O R Y L I N E The function of garments is one of the main topics discussed in the fashion industry. While a lot of theories have been made throughout the years, this editorial is exploring the role of shapes on 

Geraldine Wharry – ‘Fashion As Therapy’

Geraldine Wharry – ‘Fashion As Therapy’

This piece was written before the crisis of Covid-19 by guest contributor Koura-Rosy Kane, writer of PLATFORM, a blog focused on emerging fashion. We chose to publish the original version of the article, as it felt foretelling of a Fashion Industry focused on caring for others, as we have seen many brands and individuals come together in the past few weeks during the coronovirus crisis.