Day: September 20, 2021

All the fashion talking points

Watch: Emmy Awards 2021: Huge night for UK stars as The Crown and Ted Lasso dominate. 

After going virtual last year, the Emmy’s 2021 kicked off in person last night, meaning a return to red carpet appearances from some of our favourite TV stars. 

Following last week’s incredible fashion moments at the Met Gala, we were expecting big things, and the looks, while a little more subtle, certainly didn’t disappoint. 

Now in its 73rd year, the event, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer for the first time, saw big wins for The Crown, Ted Lasso, and I May Destroy You, and as well as scooping their fair share of awards, the Brits also rocked it on the red carpet with Kate Winslet, Olivia Coleman and Michaela Coel all doing themselves proud in the style stakes. 

While most were in attendance at the glittering do in Los Angeles, Netflix put on

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Emerging Designer S.S.DALEY Gets Full Marks at LFW SS22

Emerging British designer S.S.DALEY has proudly presented his debut solo catwalk collection at London Fashion Week, and for Spring/Summer 2022 Steven Stokey-Daley has worked with the National Youth Theatre to produce something that is more than a collection, even more than a fashion show — something that can only be summed up as truly moving, impactful, and current.

Exploring the coming-of-age moments for a group of teenagers at both state and private schools, the SS22 presentation was delivered as a play, littered with heartfelt spoken word acts, somber songs, and the tales of education and the power it has on us as we grow up. From understanding one’s queer identity to becoming Head Boy, falling into unrequited love and finding yourself deep in an emotional locker room conversation, the play told moments that many of us have experienced, ultimately examining the intimacy of friendships and school, the structure of

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14 Emerging Footwear Designers To Know Now

How to make it in fashion and footwear today? Throw out the old rules — and stay the course, even when the going gets tough. That’s how today’s emerging designers are navigating the still-shaky waters of the industry’s fast-changing new normal. From shifting retail strategies to supply chain challenges — and an imperative on sustainability — a group of imaginative and agile creatives are charting new territory in the footwear and fashion industries.

After skipping a year, FN has once again compiled its annual comprehensive — but not exhaustive — list of 14 emerging talent paving the way in footwear design a post-2020 world.

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Titi Adesa

Designer Titi Adesa. - Credit: Courtesy of Titi Adesa

Designer Titi Adesa. – Credit: Courtesy of Titi Adesa

Courtesy of Titi Adesa

FOUNDER: Titi Adesa
BASED IN: Lagos, Nigeria, and London
MADE IN: Italy
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: After studying and practicing pharmacy, Adesa turned to her passion

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How Beauty & Self-Care Can Influence Your Relationships

For many of us, our first experiences with self-care and beauty are through our closest relationships—be it family or friendships. For example, DeVard Ozaydinli tells me about how seeing her mom’s rituals informed her own, especially now that she’s a mother. “I had very few images of Black women indulging in beauty [portrayed in the media] growing up—so that’s why seeing my mom take care of herself was so important,” she says. “ I can remember it so crystal clear: Putting on the lipstick, the fragrance, and laying out the clothes. It was the ritual of getting ready. Even being at a very young age, I understood that this was her process.”

But our sense of beauty and our relationships are symbiotic, too. We don’t simply learn how to take care of ourselves through others—we also learn how to view ourselves. Whether we realize it or not, our relationships, and

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