Charlotte Imlah

An unattached writer from northern England. Regular contributor to Liberty Belle (lb-magazine.com) and Bad Housekeeping (bad-housekeeping.com) and a writer and creative contributor for Do Not Consume (coming soon). I have also written for The Style Con (thestylecon.com). My main writing interests are feminism, fashion and popular culture.

Portfolio

Fashion

Galliano returns to fashion | lb-magazine
John Galliano put on his debut show for Maison Margiela last month, and was praised for his designs. But our writer Charlotte Imlah says his return is 'a step back' for a...
YOU CAN WEAR GINGHAM | lb-magazine
I have always been obsessed with all things girly. Frilly socks, pink dresses, tights with animals on - if you wore it when you were six I'm definitely wearing it now. This...
Trends to Watch * LFW/MFW | lb-magazine
Another September, another round of fashion weeks. Each season we are bombarded with dozens of catwalk shows to fawn over but there are so many outfits it can be difficult to...
CHIT CHAT WITH MODEL BROGAN LOFTUS | lb-magazine
The life of a high fashion model is enviable. Getting to wear expensive clothes, travelling to new cities and working with amazing people within the fashion industry is...
Liberty Belle Sheffield: Fairytale Fashion Hits The High Street
Catwalk fashion has always had an element of fantasy about it. But this year, designers went a step further and took inspiration directly from fairytales for their Autumn/Winter...
Review: Meadham Kirchhoff for Topshop
A week or so ago, we saw the release of Topshop's eagerly anticipated collaboration with cult fashion darlings Meadham Kirchhoff. Did you manage to snag any pieces? Our writer...
NEWS: Meadham Kirchhoff for Topshop
Topshop have just announced their newest designer collaboration - and it's going to be their biggest yet. The high street chain has yet again joined forces with the eccentric...
London Fashion Week SS14
London is my personal favourite of all the fashion weeks. It is the smallest of the main four, but it has a more relaxed, individual feel which to me has always made it seem the...
Cartoon Style On The High Street | lb-magazine
The 90s revival is pretty much my favourite fashion thing that's happening at the moment. Given that I -along with most of the Liberty Belle team- was too young to really...

Feminism

Breasts and Body Politics -
I sometimes think of my body as something detached from who I am. I prefer to think of it as a thing that I wear or own, not something which I actually exist as. This detachment...
Snog, Marry, Avoid: Peddling Patriarchy on BBC 3
Attitudes about how women's bodies and faces 'should' look run deep in society, their influence so extensive that they burrow into the mind. These judgements on women's...
Coronation Street Vs The Patriarchy
My favourite television programme is Coronation Street. At first glance, it may seem like this show is an irrelevant relic with no connection to modern day feminism at all, but...
Kim Kardashian: Feminist Icon
When I tell people that I consider Kim Kardashian one of my feminist role models, their reaction is mostly shock, followed by extensive grimaces and sighs over my explanations...

Smaller Pieces

From the Inside: Work Experience at Bath Fashion Museum | lb-magazine
This summer I was lucky enough to have a couple of days work experience at Bath Fashion Museum. It was a brilliant experience, which gave me an insight into how the world of...
NYE inspired: Tacky jewellery
New Years Eve has come around again and with it has come another bundle of crazy sparkle. so it's time to start making your accessories drawer a little more glitzy. Our writer...
COURTNEY LOVE: STYLE ICON | lb-magazine
When we think of dressing inspired by rock music, most people's thoughts would drift towards adapting the wardrobes of male musicians to suit women's style. Lea...
Things You Literally Need: Lazy Oaf From The Heart Jeans | lb-magazine
I've been obsessed with the bright, kitsch designs of the brand Lazy Oaf for as long as I can remember. I bought my first piece of clothing from them aged sixte...

Misc.

Review: Kim Kardashian Hollywood
Kim Kardashian's app is my new obsession. The game, Kim Kardashian Hollywood, let's you crawl up the celebrity ladder from 'zero' to A-List, essentially giving you an insight...
Review: Tim Walker "Dreamscapes" at the Bowes Museum
Spare Rib
A Feminist Defence of Fashion
Feminism and Burlesque
My Rebellion (for Elle's 2013 writing competition)

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