Style

The history of nameplate jewellery

Documenting the Nameplate debunks the notion that nameplates are nothing more than fancy bits of bling, celebrating the rich, emotional history behind the pieces.

A case for Rihanna’s bonkers pregnancy jeans

The Bajan singer announced her pregnancy on Monday, wearing a wide pair of jeans that dragged through the New York City slush. Warning: this style is not to be tried at home. Some things are better left to Rih.

Will twee’s revival bring back toxic body image?

The movement that gave us 500 Days of Summer and ukulele YouTube covers aplenty, twee fashion is back. But for some, its revival is bringing back memories of the toxic body image ideals that were originally associated with the movement.

How to look indie sleaze

Get the Look: These days you can’t swig a Red Stripe without someone bringing up the indie sleaze resurgence. So for this week’s column, The Kimbino unpacks the dirty, filthy Tumblr days of Sky Ferreira, Pixie Geldof and Loud-era Rihanna.

A complete history of the Moon Boot trend

The Neil Armstrong-inspired mega-boot has been enjoying a big fashion renaissance recently, adopted by nostalgia-loving Gen Zers and worn by Dua Lipa, Lourdes Leon and Iris Apatow.

The rise and rise of the balaclava

We’re having a Big Bally Moment, as proven by Y/Project and Loewe at the AW22 menswear shows. But what’s really lurking behind the apocalyptic-leaning trend?

Gus Dapperton is enjoying life

Gus Dapperton has an enviable fashion sense, and a sound that reverberates in your ears with mellifluous effect. Little wonder Hedi Slimane chose to shoot him in Celine for his Portrait of a Performer series.

The art of the skikini pic

Get your kit off and honour the Insta-age-old celeb tradition of scantily clad snow pics. Après-skin, anyone?

How can I look like (OG) Miranda Hobbes?

Get the Look: As we admittedly warm to And Just Like That, The Kimbino’s first column for THE FACE traces Sex and the City-era Miranda’s biggest style hits and finds vintage Prada, ’90s Jean Paul Gaultier, Givenchy and roll-necks – lots of ’em.

In with the old: Pra-daddies make everything sexier

Sunday’s AW22 show was a big hit, thanks to the tailoring, fur-trims, shoulders and men over 40. A decade after Willem Dafoe and Gary Oldman marched for AW12, Prada finds the power of the daddy for a new generation.

Alexa Demie has made the cut-out bodycon cool again

After Maddy Perez’s New Year’s fit graced our screens in the first episode of Euphoria season two, searches for “black cutout dresses” soared 890%. Is it time for gorgeous, gorgeous girls to throw the trackies in the bin?

A euphoric rush of love for Martine Rose SS22

In photos: Gabber ravers, acid housers and ’80s illustrator Syd Brak brush shoulders in the British designer’s heady latest collection, shot by Rosie Marks, Sharna Osborne and Camille Vivier. Steady now...

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