MY STREET STYLE … Simone’s Street Style FAIL | Nuit Blanche 2012
Experiments / Project Overview

MY STREET STYLE … Simone’s Street Style FAIL | Nuit Blanche 2012

Last night, I attended Nuit Blanche for two reasons.  The first was to attend the event because I have never been. The second was to practice taking street style photographs which didn’t turn out as well as planned. I’ve been reading about how street style photographers approach the task of actually taking photographs. The most common … Continue reading

THOUGHT PROCESS | Online Exhibition, Magazine, Fashion Editorial … or some sort of hybrid?
Project Overview / Thoughts

THOUGHT PROCESS | Online Exhibition, Magazine, Fashion Editorial … or some sort of hybrid?

Now that I’m approaching the stage of actually creating my project, I’m starting to think about what it will actually look like. Yes, it will take the form of an online exhibition which will include original photographs, contributed photographs, interview responses but what will it actually look like? Since I’m preparing for my context presentation … Continue reading

IN THE NEWS | New York Fashion Week Gets Diverse With Models
Fashion / Future Research / In the News

IN THE NEWS | New York Fashion Week Gets Diverse With Models

New York Fashion Week for the Spring/Summer 2013 season just finished and according to Jezebel, it was the most racially diverse season ever when counting the models that were used. “For the second time ever (and the second season in a row), white models actually comprised just less than 80% of the total model pool. … Continue reading

READING REFLECTION AND NOTES | Practice Led/Research-Led Practice (Week 1)
Weekly Reading Reflections

READING REFLECTION AND NOTES | Practice Led/Research-Led Practice (Week 1)

Week 1 | Practice Led/Research-Led Practice Aziz, Tahara. “Shifting the Frame: From Critical Reflective Arts Practice to Practice‐Based Research.” Journal of Media Practice. 10.1 (2009): 69‐81 Maarit, Makela. “Knowing Through Making: The Role of the Artefact in Practice‐led Research.” Knowledge, Technology & Policy. 20:3 (2007): 157‐163 I’m still try to figure out how to correctly apply … Continue reading

THOUGHT PROCESS | Questioning Authenticity and Street Style
Fashion / Photography / Street Style

THOUGHT PROCESS | Questioning Authenticity and Street Style

When it comes to thinking about street style and authenticity, I have more questions than answers. To start, Ted Polhemus explains the concept of authenticity and street style in his book Street Style: From Sidewalk to Catwalk (1994) as such: “The Street is both the stage upon which the drama unfolds and the bottom line … Continue reading