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Cultured’s Top Fashion Stories of the Year

From the identity crisis of fast-fashion to this year’s multi-hyphenate innovators, our most-read fashion stories analyze the past and imagine the future.

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Photo by Eva O'Leary.

Forever 21
Cultured executive editor Isabel Flower looks at the rise and fall of the family-owned fast fashion behemoth.

U.P.W.W.
Isabel Flower profiles photographer Alessandro Simonetti’s clothing line U.P.W.W. and the contiguous boom of workwear as fashion.

Photo by William Laird.

Lauren Santo Domingo
Moda Operandi cofounder and art collector Lauren Santo Domingo shares her transformative first experience with contemporary art, as well as where she finds inspiration.

Monique Péan
Crafted from such materials as dinosaur bones and meteorites, Monique Péan’s jewelry designs are talismans of the universe and its history.

Photo by Micaiah Carter.

Pyer Moss
Sable Elyse Smith takes a look at the incredible professional trajectory of fashion phenomenon Pyer Moss.

Top Fashion Stories of the Year

Photo by Roxy Lee.

Mowalola
24-year-old design prodigy Mowalola Ogunlesi just launched her debut exhibition at London’s NOW Gallery. Marjon Carlos provides a sneak peek, with original photography by Roxy Lee.