Ragged CULT Presents – “The Covid Diaries” Project

We are launching a project called: “The Covid Diaries” which is a visual/audio representation of individual experiences during Lockdown. You can submit your work to our email - raggedcult@gmail.com via:Photography: Video; Art; Design; Performance; Story; Poetry, and Spoken Word. Please ensure that your videos and performances are edited, and are no longer than one minute [...]

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The Future of Fashion Is Now: International Women’s Day

With International Women’s Day approaching, it’s important to celebrate not just established but also emerging female talent within the industry. These creatives more than often don't get given a voice, especially those from marginalised backgrounds who’s voices may not be listened to at all. With that in mind, we’ve chosen to cover talent from all [...]

We Ate Cake…And Maybe More – Moschino AW20

Moschino is no stranger to outrageous fashion. With past collections and resort shows' concepts ranging from The Roman empire to trick or treat tricks, Jeremy Scott's ability to transform an idea into a visual masterpiece highlights his intellect, imagination and meticulosity. He's the right creative director for the brand. Moschino is one of those designer [...]

Jew.

A Book, A Talk, An Exhibition by John Offenbach. A unique book, a new look. The purpose of this enterprise was a journey of discovery, to meet Jewish people of all colours, shapes, sizes and from all walks of life. *Trigger Warning - this article includes a mention of sexual abuse. Reader discretion advised* The [...]

2020 Vision: London Fashion Week AW20 Preview

~ The fashion world is buzzing with excitement as London Fashion Week is just around the corner. From sustainability to the highly anticipated collections of the autumn season, we’ll take you through the highlights of London Fashion Week AW20.  Thursday 13th February The first day of London Fashion Week kicks off with Renata Brenha’s AW20 [...]

KANO ~ HOODIES ALL SUMMER TOUR DRUMSHEDS REVIEW ☀️

As the first few chords of 'Free Years Later' opened the show, we heard a girl behind us say "this is going to be some spiritual sh*t" and we felt it too. Kano took us to the endz, to church and back again blessing us with as much of his 15 years worth of material that he could cram into 2 hours.; he brought the garage, grime and gospel vibes.

Oh The Shade! Top 6 Rules For Elegant Monochromatic Dressing

*featured image by @blaireadiebee Tonal dressing is one of those things that you either do right, or just don't do it at all. Get it wrong, and you'll look just about as monotonous and 1-dimensional as my rum and coke by the end of the night. But get it right, and you can end up [...]

Chase & Status ~ RTRN II JUNGLE @ Drumsheds

Guess whose back!!! I’m really excited to have even been invited to cover this event and will forever be grateful to Wired PR and Chase & Status. What an incredible year they’ve had following the release of ‘RTRN II Jungle’ and what better way to end the year than with one f**k off rave in London.

Tallulah ~ More Than Friends

My favourite South London gal, Tallulah, is back with her new song 'More Than Friends' which has appropriately been released on Valentine's Day ❤️

Lookbook – The Quintessentials of an Estate Life

When we first came up with the idea to do a lookbook, this was not it. Like most editors, I wanted it to be every other front page spread: quirky, venerable and a little out of our price range. Returning to work from a 3-4 month hiatus, this wasn't going to be possible. Reality. Realistically, [...]

Converse x Shrimps: Too Graphic For Words

Converse really have been upping their game over the past year, with their recent collaborations with JW Andersen, Carhartt WIP, Off White, Brain Dead, and of course the iconic - Commes Des Garçons. This time they're teaming up with British luxury brand - Shrimps.

Is Jake Paul the end of Shane Dawson?

Well well well...I haven't done an opinion piece in a while, but I promised I would use this platform to share my opinions, stand up for what's right and inform people so here I am again 😳 As some people may know, Jake Paul is a problematic YouTuber who has his own collective called Team [...]

Lucy Osborne – Devil’s Car Crash

Lucy Osborne is a Fashion Design student and Founder/Owner/ Designer independent brand- Devils Car Crash. Recently completing a two year course at Liverpool’s Rare School of Fashion, Osborne is set to attend London College of Fashion. I've had the pleasure of going to college with her for the last year, and have seen her amazing illustrations and [...]

It’s Not Weird, It’s Just Goths of Colour.

@thekriture   I had the idea to do this when I was flicking through our explore page and came across @bbeetlejuiced's account. It was like entering a portal back to my yr8 days. I always get a warm feeling in my heart every time I come across a POC involved in the alt community. It's [...]

How To Create Your Own ‘Capsule Wardrobe’

Lately I've been going through what I'm calling a 'style crisis' for want of a better term. I'm finding that most of the items I own are unflattering and cheap - I tend to buy stuff impulsively and don’t think about the amount of wear I'll realistically get out of it. This basically means that [...]

Too Glam For Rock- Kennedy Design x Ragged CULT

I think I first came across Kennedy Design when they followed me on my not-so-personal Instagram a couple of months ago. Usually bypassing most of my followers, something about this account caught my attention- I think it was their profile pic. Upon clicking on their account, I was hit entering this world immersed in everything [...]

Living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

A lot of people wont have heard of M.E or wont know what it is. So lets break down what it actually is. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Myalgic - Muscle pain Encephalo- Relating to the brain Myel - Relating to the spinal chord Itis - Inflammation Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - Brain and spinal chord inflammation with associated muscle pain. I [...]

Bethany Davey ~ Falling Down

Bethany is only 21 but has now released her fifth single; impressive right. The Dartford based singer makes electro-pop music which she draws inspiration from trap and rnb. Her love of “heavy basslines and EDM” vibes really show through her body of work.

Imogen

As Mental Health Awareness Week passes by, a heart-wrenching, narrative of a young woman’s struggle with her own mental health emerges. By Angelica Gayle - Contributing Film Reviewer Trigger Warning: This content mentions Drug Use and Suicide. Reader Discretion is advised. Due to the ongoing circumstances of Covid-19 that threaten our daily peace of mind, [...]

How To Be More Professional At Work

When you’re in a workplace environment you need to make the best possible impression on those around you; It’s not just your coworkers or boss, but also visitors to your business and clients too. Lastly, you want to make a good impression for yourself as that can help you to feel more motivated and relaxed [...]

BLUE – The Colour of the Year

For any student of fashion or art, colour and even the absence of it is integral to design. Pantone colour schemes are possibly one of the most utilised and underrated tools in fashion. More than that, Pantone always come prepared with their own “Colour of the Year”. Last year’s colour - ‘Living Coral’ described as [...]

The Fierce Harajuku – Dr Martens x Hello Kitty

Following a successful collab last month with niche menswear designer - Raf Simons, Dr Martens have teamed up with Japanese icon - Hello Kitty. Broadening their selection, this capsule collection includes: Jadons, 1461 Quads, satchels, socks, sandals and kid's 1460s. Originally collaborating 10 years ago, Sanrio and Dr Martens are celebrating their 60th anniversaries, and [...]

AW20 Fashion: The Good, The Chic and The Flattering

AW20 fashion weeks around the globe were full of 2020's new, innovative and fashion-forward. Let’s rewind and reminisce over the glorious fashion of the AW20 season. LONDON Simone Rocha Simone Rocha's collection centered around opulence, grandeur and purity. Bold mixtures of print, colour and texture gave us a polished edge that anyone could add to [...]