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What’s behind the Burqa?

  Waiting at a gas station in Bahrain, wearing little but my ripped jeans and raggedly camisole top, I saw a man and his burqa-clad wife. I felt sorry for her and angry with him. He’d managed to cage her in prison bars as light as cotton. And, poor woman! She had to hide herself each day, consensually, when all she may have wanted was to …

Crazy Day Jobs Famous Designers had Before They Made It

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Having graduated in psychology and going totally off track to work as a stylist for more then 15 years and then a sudden transition into designing my own fashion label just goes to show that life is the most unplanned mystery you will ever experience. Trying to find my foothold in the fashion world I discovered that most iconic designers started of on a completely different career …

#WearWhatYouWantWednesdays: Pyjama People x DRVV: Gender Fluidity

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For those of you who have not seen our last such series, Wear What you Want Wednesdays is our way of giving a sartorial finger to anyone who thinks they can tell anyone else what they should or should not be wearing. There are no before and after shots this time. Today’s Wear What You Want Wednesday is not about making our models comfortable with who they are. They …