Katie Bevan

Couture Culture: 2024 Met Gala review

Once upon a time, in the dystopian and post-apocalyptic world fashioned by J.G. Ballard in 1962, there lived a Count and Countess. The Count and Countess enjoyed a decadent life in the lap of luxury, with rare books and rare paintings filling their Palladian villa, with the villa itself situated...
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Posted May. 13, 2024

Couture Culture: Yves Saint Laurent

If you successfully follow the dust-orange trails that criss-cross through the souks of Marrakesh, embracing the sights, sounds, and smells with certain joie de vivre, until you have left the walls of the Medina, you may stumble upon Le Jardin Majorelle. In fact, it is pretty hard to miss. With...
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Posted Apr. 19, 2024

Couture Culture: Kaia Gerber

Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece. Quite a long time ago, people said it was home to the Gods and Goddesses, a place of worship; of moral and mythical strife with each of the Twelve Gods the victims of anthropopathy, vulnerable to the same failings of their devoted...
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Posted Apr. 5, 2024

Couture Culture: Zendaya

Often, when someone has style, is stylish, and generally knows fashion, we call them a fashion chameleon. It is seen as a compliment. I think both of these things are wrong. Chameleons are the masters of camouflage. Blending in is their best feature, so why would any fashion-forward person want to be described as a chameleon?...
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Posted Mar. 29, 2024

Couture Culture

On rainy afternoons, when raindrops trickle into the rivers that run along the windowpane, and we fear we will never see the sun again, I turn to fashion. Tearing open my wardrobe with the lunacy of a surrealist painter, I place pieces together: a blue-and-white button-down shirt, a satin forest-green...
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Posted Mar. 4, 2024