The 1992 BBC investigative documentary series The Look, aiming to examine the 'serious side of fashion', is available to watch online. The episodes cover the power of licensing luxury names, who benefits from catwalk shows, how the industry commodifies identity, the story of Yves Saint Laurent, the power of the press, and how fabric itself makes a difference. [more inside]
Is there no stopping Gemma Cartwright? Scooping awards from both EMAP and The Independent in both online and traditional media categories The Bag Lady, Catwalk Queen and Shoewawa are worth checking out if you're interested in fashion. Will she be the next Anna Wintour? Only time will tell. Boyzone? Pah!