The Thinking Space

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Stylish doesn’t have to be stupid

For some weird reason, style and intelligence are often seen as two very separate things. You can look great and if you do, it will often be assumed that you are intellectually limited. And if you have a good brain, you’ll be expected to dress like some kind of stylistically limited awkward character from the …

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F**k stealing anyone’s style

For some mysterious reason, ‘Steal Her Style’ features have become staple features on social media and in many publications. I write ‘mysterious’ but there’s nothing mysterious about it – it’s all about marketing, a lack of individuality, pack/follower mentality and the rest. However it’s presented, the premise is the same. Person X is wearing whatever …

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Marchesa: A brand built on sleaze

If it wasn’t so repulsive, you’d think it was the plot of a movie. Over the past few weeks, one of Hollywood’s worst-kept secrets has been revealed and like a bottomless can of worms, the revelations have just kept coming. For years, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has apparently pestered women for sex, groped them, forced …

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