A recent interview with neo-burlesque dancer Aurora Galore for Exeposé. We discussed burlesque stereotypes, the politics of performance art – and Israeli sex clubs…
A short piece for the Comment section of Exeposé, following the dismissal of Nicola Thorpe after she refused to wear heels at her new job.
I’m really proud of this issue’s layout for my section – Features – in Exeposé. Read on and scroll to the bottom for the full text of my Comment article ‘Exeter lad culture: has it spiked?’
I was delighted to be granted the opportunity to interview Harriet Minter, the creator and editor of The Guardian’s Women in Leadership section. Scroll to the bottom for the full text.
I wrote this piece the morning after the recent leaders’ debate, after being struck by the performance of the female leaders, in particular Nicola Sturgeon.
You can find it on the W Review here.
This feature was inspired by a black and photograph from the 1950s portraying sexual harassment on the streets of Italy. It features student interviews and references to Dapper Laughs, the ‘Slap her’ viral video, and the response to a past blog of mine for the Guardian on drinks spiking.
Here’s the link to the online version (which appeared later).
To see the original version, see page 12 of Exeposé Issue 635
In my third column for The W Review I examine the history of the ‘Cinderella’ tale, focusing on the slipper and its varying portrayals. Referencing recent film versions of the tale and the new Olympia le Tan ‘Cinderella’ range, I ask if modern women are still wearing their aspirations on their feet…
A little piece I did examining the position of the corset within modern society. I particularly enjoyed incorporating an analysis of Manet’s painting ‘Nana’ into the article.
A fashion column I wrote for The W Review. I interviewed male model Jack Wardlaw, who’s modeled for the likes of Lanvin, for his take on the world of male modelling.
You can find it here