writing archive

An archive of selected features published in The Sunday Times Style, The Guardian, British Vogue, ELLE, The Telegraph, Grazia, ES Magazine, and Oxford University’s Cherwell Newspaper.

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ES MAGAZINE★

How fashion houses are being influenced by the humble corner shop


 

The sunday times style

 
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“FASHION EXPRESSES WHO I AM TO THE WORLD REGARDLESS OF MY DISABILITY”

After an internship with The Sunday Times Style, I had the opportunity to write a feature discussing my own story and the challenges of starting out in the fashion industry when you have a disability. Within the piece I explored the disability/fashion dynamic & why physical limitations don’t have to be a barrier to success. Read more.

 
 

 

BRITISH VOGUE

 

VOGUE.co.uk: “FASHION GIVES ME FREEDOM AND MY DISABILITY DOESN’T DEFINE ME”

Lottie Jackson discusses the freedom and control she feels by using fashion as a way of representing herself, irrespective of her disability. Read more.

 
 

 

ELLE

 
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THE CONVERSATION: EVERYBODY IS WELCOME

My mini-essay is featured in the July issue of ELLE. The Conversation: Everybody is Welcome sees five women share their own take on self-image, and discuss what it means to have a ‘normal’ relationship with your body (if there even is such a thing). Mine centres around the question—what happens when your body writes its own rules? Read more.

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THE OTHER NIKE MANNEQUIN CONVERSATION WE NEED TO HAVE

The strong reaction to Nike’s plus-size mannequin has overshadowed the parasport one that equally appears on the shop floor. Read more.

 
 

 

The Telegraph

WHY ISN’T DISABILITY VISIBLE IN FASHION?

Brands are beginning to cater for disabled consumers but a far bigger shift is needed. Read more.

IS DIVERSITY IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY JUST A TREND?

Is fashion’s fascination with diversity a brief sidestep in history, or is it a true, long-lasting movement? Read more.

 

 

GRAZIA

 
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“I LOVE FASHION SO WHY WON’T YOU LET ME SHOP?”

Disabled people in the UK have a spending power of £249bn, yet many retailers aren’t meeting their needs. Read more.

 

 

THE GUARDIAN

DOES FASHION CARE ABOUT DISABLED PEOPLE AND THE PURPLE POUND?

Britain’s disabled population has a spending power of £80bn, yet, as a frustrating shopping trip to Mayfair proved, many clothes shops are completely inaccessible. Read more.

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‘NO ONE WANTS TO ACCEPT THE DISABLED POUND’: SHOPPERS ON POOR RETAIL ACCESSIBILITY

Consumers share their experiences of disabled access and provision in high-street or luxury fashion stores. Read more.

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'Now I'm a locum my marriage is surviving': GPs ON JOB PRESSURE

In the light of a survey showing a third of GPs in England think they may no longer be working in five years’ time, Guardian readers share their experiences. Read more.

 
 

 

Cherwell

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HOW FASHION FELL FOR FEMINISM

Lottie Jackson discusses Sartorial Suffrage and 'faux-feminism' at Paris Fashion Week. Read more.

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FASHION-ABLE

Is the fashion industry succeeding in eradicating stigma surrounding the disabled body? Read more.

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AGELESS STYLE?

As Dame Helen Mirren is revealed as the newest L’Oréal UK Ambassador, debate surrounding the beauty industry’s despotic relationship with age is reignited. But will her noticeably retouched images only perpetuate criticisms of an industry dangerously addicted to youth? Read more.

 
 

 

ES MAGAZINE

 

INDEPENDENT SPIRIT: How fashion houses are being influenced by the humble corner shop

Real luxury is found in the warmth and inclusivity of local community. So look no further than your local corner shop. Read more.

 
 
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CASA AZUL: Frida Khalo pop-up is coming to Belgravia

Monobrows at the ready… Read more.

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LA DOLCE VITA: Why the new ‘It’ bags are mini Italian masterpieces

Espie Roche launches its debut line of luxury handbags made exclusively by Italian artisans. Read more.

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CLASS OF 2018: Graduate Fashion Week comes to East London

Shoreditch’s Truman Brewery will host the largest annual showcase of graduate fashion. Read more.

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SLAM DUNK: Thom Browne collaborates with Cleveland Cavaliers for NBA Playoffs

American basketball team sport made-to-measure Thom Browne suits during playoff season. Read more.

 

 

THE SUNDAY TIMES

 
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PARENTS CAUGHT IN CHILDCARE CHAOS

A government scheme providing 30 hours of free care has been branded an ‘absolute joke’ as people struggle to register. Read more.

 
 

 

INDUSTRY MAGAZINE

 
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THE FALL OUT: DO FASHION AND TECHNOLOGY HAVE A FUTURE?

As the worlds of technology and fashion collide, what impact will this have on the future fashion industry? Read more.

 
 

 

OTHER WRITINGS

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LOOKING SEXY, KEEPING DRY

When battling the capricious elements of old Blighty, even the most savvy and nuanced dressers will face problematic encounters. But isn’t looking great come rain or shine, the ultimate sophistication? Read more.

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OLYMPIA LE-TAN

The bookie’s favourite. Read More.

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THE SCIENCE OF BEAUTY

8 innovative cosmetics you need RIGHT NOW. Read More.

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DREAM CATCHERS

A review of the V&A’s Selling Dreams: 100 years of fashion photography. Read more.

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MADE IN CHINA

Angelica Cheung, founding editor of Vogue China. Read more.

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CANDY KANE

A sweet deal for the Christopher Kane label. Read more.

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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN

Can his fashion emporium survive after his tragic suicide? Read more.