​Beyond the Lights Exposes the Music Industry's Woman Problem

As a music writer for about 10 years now, I've met a lot of female artists who had no idea who they really were. They were young and their personas were the outcome of great outsourcing—their clothing, photos, lyrics and overall direction never their decision to make. In pursuing their passion for singing, they… » 11/12/14 2:00pm 11/12/14 2:00pm

What Makes A Perfect Female Action Hero?

Action heroines are rare creatures. The earliest were female versions of pre-existing male heros, like Wonder Woman, BatGirl and SuperGirl. Some more recent heroines have their roots in fantasy or sci-fi, like Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Selene from Underworld, or Alice from Resident Evil. But while there are plenty of … » 5/06/11 3:29pm 5/06/11 3:29pm

Londoners Keep It Incredibly Simple On The Non-Carpet

London's First Light Movie Awards is all about celebrating young talent — and young fashion! » 3/16/11 10:37am 3/16/11 10:37am

Tamsin Greig is patriotism incarnate. Michelle Ryan in sober basics. Gugu Mbatha-Raw manages like three period costumes in one dress. Sarah Hadland takes "cap sleeve" to a new minimalism — beanie sleeve, maybe. …