Varoom 28 – the Fashion issue


Fashion encompassess many things, and Varoom has taken a typically ecletic look at it’s theme. This issue features many extravagantly offbeat visual ideas, from Zoë Taylor’s feature on Fashion and Film, which includes Fashion images created from a games engine, to Teal Triggs’ story of the uncommonly fabulous Flair magazine which ran for a single year, to the exclusive extract from Lucienne Roberts and Rebecca Wright’s book on nun’s habits.

How could we talk about fashion, without mentioning Prada? Varoom 28 takes a look at how fashion and illustration came together at Prada’s S/S 2014 show , and Leanne Shapton, editor of Women In Clothes, explores our relationship with clothes.


New York illustrator, Richard Haines, brings his approachable feeling for fashion to street sketches of people on their way through the city, Bridget Strevens-Marzo discusses characters from our childhood and how image making fashions change within children’s picture books and Varoom enters the beautifully surreal world of Herself magazine created by Thorbjørn Ankerstjerne and his alter ego ‘Lula’.


Purchase Varoom 28 here. You can also get Varoom 28 as part of a 4 for the price of 3 subscription for just £24 (UK), £39 (outside UK). Free to AOI members.

1st February 2015

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