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Growing old stylishly

After watching Michelle Obama’s compelling speech at the Democratic National Convention last night, I began to think some more about how I’ll be and what I’ll look like when I get to 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 (and hopefully older). Michelle Obama, with her poise, elegance, self-confidence and grace, is a great example of a […]

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Lola in The Guardian: How Adidas trains us to be slaves to fashion

[Originally published in The Guardian] Adidas has pulled Jeremy Scott’s controversial slave-shackle hi-tops – but not without revealing the true state of consumers It took me a good few minutes to really look at, deconstruct and mentally digest the image of the purple, white and orange trainers that had been posted on Adidas’ Facebook page. […]