Tag: Counterculture

Exclusive Interview with McQ buyer Evie Gurney: ‘At that time, Central Saint Martins was the best Fashion College in the world. John Galliano, Alexander McQueen, Matthew Williamson and Stella McCartney had all graduated from there.’

McQ buyer and Central Saint Martins graduate, Evie Gurney spoke to Madame Soho recently about the college’s creative spirit, Soho’s former countercultural identity, and the significance of the area’s spatial positioning in London. The sharp, fashion obsessive recalled her memories of Central Saint Martins when the college was situated in the world’s

Art & Culture: World Artists Series: Recycled Propaganda talks to Madame Soho about his penetrative artworks, his creative process and his vision for society

artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up (Recycled Propaganda) Subversive artist, Recycled Propaganda sat down to talk to Madame Soho recently about the artist’s role in the world, his observations of modernity and his vision for society. The Las Vegas based artist

Art & Culture: Soho Street Shoots Part 3: A fusion of history, revolution and modernity

Soho is about expression, poetry, evocation, style, diversity, rebellion, freedom… Her modernity is a fusion of history, revolution and tradition weaved together to create something new. We are not talking about modernity as a symbol of globalization; not the type that enslaves culture and commodifies the human spirit. Nor are we

Art & Culture: Judy Chicago: Star Cunts and other Attractions

A few weeks back, while lazing in the afternoon sun in the park at Soho Square, we found ourselves immersed in conversation about etymology. This moved swiftly from the ways in which words change over time, to the ways that social groups reclaim words from mainstream institutions of power. If

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Hey, readers! We thought we better tell you a little bit about ourselves. Madame Soho is an online fashion, music, art and culture publication fusing first class photography by Ki Price with intricate writing by Ray Kinsella. Our focus is mainly, but not exclusively, on London’s Soho both past and

Fashion Speaks: 5 industry insiders share their thoughts on London Fashion Week debuting in Soho

During London Fashion Week, Madame Soho asked 5 industry insiders what they thought about the event leaving its former home at Somerset House and migrating to Soho, and how staging the occasion in Soho relates to the area’s social and creative significance. Soho has long been the cultural heartbeat of

Fashion: Day 3 at London Fashion Week: Vivienne Westwood hits the streets ahead of her Politicians are criminals ss16 show

Madame Soho loves Dame Viv, and why wouldn’t we? After all, she represents everything we’re about: freedom of expression, our interest in fashion as a way of creating identity, equality and social justice, and unity and diversity through creativity and the arts. What’s also impressive is that Westwood’s subversive actions haven’t waned

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