Exploring the intersection of two creative industries.

Words by

Giulia Brughiera

We all know fashion and music are intrinsically linked (ahem, Kylie’s gold hotpants). But just how deep does this intersection of creative industries run? Very, apparently.

Fashion + Music explores the interplay of these industries and their combined impact on pop culture. Which is huge, by the way.

The book follows the lesser-known fashion creatives whose work has shaped pop culture, telling their stories through images of the most prolific pop icons. Think everyone from Boy George and Sex Pistols to Cher and Rihanna.

It also considers these industries as both a socio- pop-cultural barometer and leader in exploration of identity, feminism, gender and sexuality.

Also, evidently, as a way to increase the sales of gold hotpants. 

This review was originally published in Fashion Journal 162You can read it here.

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An excellent intro into the world of cocktail making.
Appealing to your inner Betty Crocker.
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A guide to all the difficult stuff we face in our formative years.
The best thrillers are the ones that stay with you.
A deliciously twisted thriller.
Expect a few lamp-on, late nights ahead.
A few things to note here.
You’ve got nothing to lose except $29.99.
Manufactured glamour to the nth degree.
I really, really do not want to sound like a cynic here.
For all its sadness, this is not a depressing book.
Work, work, work, work, work.
I quickly learnt I had no negotiating skills whatsoever.
It’s easy to say romance is dead.
The trifecta: Sex, money, murder.
A heady mix of childhood nostalgia and cultural relevancy.
A how-to guide for bluffing your way through intellectual conversations.
Next time someone utters the phrase ‘should of’ I’m going to scream.
No family can keep a secret from their babysitter.
A travel guide you'll actually use.
Who doesn’t like looking at Hepburn?
Kind of like Gossip Girl, but a bajilloon times richer.
The perfect coffee table book.
For my sisters who loved The Devil Wears Prada and find the Kardashians relevant.
You did good Lagerfeld, you did good.