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CONTRIBUTORS • OCTOBER 2023
THE ONLINE INFLUENCER • HERE’S WHAT RED DIGITAL EDITOR FRANCESCA RICE IS LOVING AT REDONLINE.CO.UKTHIS MONTH
25-YEAR ICONS • TRENDS COME AND GO, BUT THESE STYLE STAPLES ARE FOR EVER (OR AT LEAST ANOTHER 25 YEARS!). AS RED REACHES ITS MILESTONE BIRTHDAY, WE’RE SHOWCASING THE ALL-STAR WARDROBE ESSENTIALS THAT HAVE STOOD THE TEST OF TIME
THE FOREVER FIVE • AS LUXURY FASHION HOUSE MARC CAIN REACHES 50 YEARS IN THE STYLE SPOTLIGHT, WE CELEBRATE THE BRAND’S AGELESS, CLASSIC COLLECTIONS, WHICH STILL REMAIN THE KEY BUILDING BLOCKS TO AN EFFORTLESS WARDROBE
THE STYLE INFLUENCER • RED FASHION DIRECTOR OONAGH BRENNAN SHARES HER FASHION FAVOURITES
SCULPTURE CLUB • LOOKING FOR NEW EVERYDAY JEWELLERY? GRAPHIC, ASYMMETRIC LINES AND ARCHITECTURAL SHAPES FEEL SO MODERN THEY COULD BE MISTAKEN FOR WEARABLE CONTEMPORARY ART
On time • FIVE MINUTES EARLY OR FIVE MINUTES LATE? HIGH-FUNCTIONING TARDY PERSON AMY LO PUTS ACROSS HER ARGUMENTS FOR ALWAYS MISSING THE CLOCK
THE ECO INFLUENCER • OUR ECO COLUMNIST ARMELLE FERGUSON SHARES HER NEW-SEASON SUSTAINABILITY HACKS
The next 25 • TO CELEBRATE A QUARTER OF A CENTURY OF RED, WE ASKED 25 OF OUR FAVOURITE TRAILBLAZERS TO NOMINATE THE VISIONARIES THEY BELIEVE HAVE A BIG ROLE TO PLAY IN THE FUTURE
‘Fashion passes, style endures’ • Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel changed the world of style for ever. And, more than half a century after her death, the mystery, controversy and eternal influence that surrounds her legend still captivates fashion lovers today. As a new V&A exhibition on her work opens this month, an author and curator reflect on her legacy
WHO ARE WE NOW? • 25 years ago, Red was launched as a magazine to speak to women embracing ‘middle youth’. Then, it was a new phenomenon, but two and a half decades on, Laura Craik asks how much has changed
Are you having a workquake? • LIFE IS MADE UP OF TRANSITIONS, BIG AND SMALL. NOWHERE ARE THEY MORE OBVIOUS THAN IN OUR WORK LIVES, BUT, AS LIFE-TRANSITION EXPERT BRUCE FEILER TELLS GEORGIA GREEN, THE KEY IS NOTICING WHEN THEY HAPPEN AND TAKING POSITIVE ACTION
LOSING A FATHER, GAINING A FAMILY • Growing up, supermodel Maggie Rizer felt having a gay dad made her different. Yet after his death from AIDS, it was entering the fashion community that helped her feel like she belonged again
Parenting your inner child • Healing your past, known as ‘inner child work’, has gone from a niche psychological phenomenon to the mainstream in recent years. But what does it actually involve?
The problem with lady parts • Rebel, cougar, boss bitch, nag… Throughout comedian and actor Doon Mackichan’s 40-year career, there have been countless roles based on sexist female tropes and stereotypes that’s she’s found herself reluctantly taking on or turning down. Here, she recounts a few
THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING • Think gifting money lacks creativity? Molly Greeves shares smart ways to make the ones you love a little richer
Taking a MOMENT • ART AND CULTURE CONSTANTLY ADAPT TO THRIVE WITHIN THE CRACKS OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL TURMOIL. AUTHOR LUCIA BONDAR SPOTLIGHTS A RICH VARIETY OF UKRAINIAN CREATORS – FROM TEXTILE WEAVERS TO PHOTOGRAPHERS – FUSING TRADITIONAL CRAFTSMANSHIP WITH CONTEMPORARY CREATIVITY IN THIS VIBRANT, HOPEFUL TESTAMENT TO UKRAINE’S ENDURING SPIRIT.