How the humble t-shirt became a political protest tool

From its conception as an undergarment for labourers in the 19th Century, to its first reference in popular culture in F Scott Fitzgerald’s 1920 novel This Side of Paradise and universal recognition on Marlon Brando in 1951’s A Streetcar Named Desire, the t-shirt is a hugely underrated garment capable of traversing traditional gender roles in addition to hosting […]

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RISQUÉ BUSINESS: THE DAWN OF FEMALE SEXUAL EMPOWERMENT

When someone mentions an ‘adult private party’ one’s thoughts immediately draws to the ominous and sexually charged erotic drama ‘Eyes Wide Shut’. Since its inception in 1999, the underground world of hedonism has let slip its mask to the rest of the world. Fast-forward to today, and you’ll find the likes of Killing Kittens making […]

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SALUTE THE SIXTIES AT THE V&A

The V&A Museum is bringing back the 1960s with its new exhibition You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966 – 1970. For those who missed the ’60s (or just can’t remember), The V&A is recreating the era of sex, drugs – LSD trips are included – and rock ‘n’ roll with a […]

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