Photography

Daria by Olga Bogdanova

Exploring themes of youth and belonging, this series examines concepts of ‘collective identity’ through experiences of self-discovery and uniformity with emphasis on how these can be disrupted by physical and emotional particularities. In the setting of Kiev, Ukraine, the series studies child athletes and their mentors in a context of seven unique athletic disciplines. Through […]

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Photography

Alice Neale’s photography of the beautiful

The work of London-based photographer Alice Neale has often been compared to many other image makers’ oeuvre of prepubescent beauties and English roses. But if the pictures of, say, Harley Weir conjure a whole world of spiritual Englishness or a sophisticated re-creation of naturalness, Alice’s photographs…

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Fashion, Review

O L D E R std. Fall-Winter 2015: A warmer, cooler kind of chic

You know what’s really chic? Not really caring about being ‘chic’. It’s like that moment in The Simpsons when, contemplating the nonsensical description of being ‘cool’ suggested by her pre-pubescent children, Marge realises that : “If being ‘cool’ mean not caring about being ‘cool’ then she must be absolutely ‘cool’ too”. What we say is […]

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