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How to date when you’re mentally ill

Arts+Culture Longread

There’s no self-help book or guide out there so here are some suggestions from the frontline

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Pinkwashed: Are young gays selling out to capitalism?

Arts+Culture Longread

Doritos are gay, young Conservatives are twerking in the streets and Pride is sponsored by a bank – where did all the politics go?

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This shoot captures Meadham Kirchhoff’s lost archive

Fashion Feature

From fashion darlings to their landlord’s debtors, Meadham Kirchhoff’s tale is one of triumph and tragedy – here’s why the label’s death is such a loss


How The Doom Generation defined disaffected youth

Arts+Culture Feature

An in-depth look with Genius at the making of Gregg Araki’s teen epic with never-before-seen images, 20 years since its release




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Are we creating a nation of benzo addicts?

Arts+Culture Feature

More and more, ‘benzos’ are the UK’s go-to drug to treat anxiety or take the edge off a comedown – but are we sleepwalking into addiction?

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How a Prada store ended up in the middle of the Texas desert

Fashion Feature

To mark its anniversary, the artists behind the iconic sculpture reflect on a decade of visitors, vandalism, and selfies


The radical creatives reviving London's DIY spirit

Arts+Culture Feature

Faced with a copy-and-paste culture industry, the city's creative breed is blazing a collaborative trail. From fashion to music, get to know the new art alliances now


Why does porn still feel taboo for women?

Arts+Culture Roundtable

Female-oriented porn is soft-lit, sub-par and totally unconvincing. Five game-changers discuss female sexual pleasure in the digital age – and present their case for an alternative


The Goonies star Corey Feldman: ‘I was a child slave’

Arts+Culture Feature

The actor who pinballed from hits like Gremlins and The Goonies to drug addiction and rehab hit rock bottom – he opens up about overcoming his demons

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Rei Kawakubo: fashion’s great iconoclast

Fashion Profile

‘I don’t like the word feminist. I don’t like the word ambitious. I do like the word anti-establishment’ – to mark today’s Comme des Garçons show, we revisit an archive feature

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the winter issue


Being McQueen’s muse

Fashion Longread

It’s been fifteen years since Alexander McQueen put a naked woman in a glass box at the centre of his SS01 runway – Michelle Olley tells her story


Why pop music needs to bow down to CL

Music Profile

Already killing it in Asia, will the leader of K-Pop group 2NE1 be the first female Asian singer/rapper to make it big in the west?