Fashion Quarterly Spring 2021

Fashion Quarterly is the first port of call for readers who, like the FQ team, live and breathe fashion and beauty. Each issue is crammed with stunning photography that is inspirational and aspirational. Informed and insightful fashion journalism helps readers understand trends and how to make the most of them.

New Zealand
Parkside Media
4 Issues

in this issue

1 min
clarins live beautifully

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2 min
from the editor

When we decided to ask some of Fashion Quarterly’s spring issue contributors what it means to feel—and be—truly empowered, I pondered how I would answer that question myself. Empowerment is an undeniably loaded word, particularly when a fashion lens is applied to it—as our fashion director, Danielle Clausen discusses in her feature Power Play on page 52. For some brands, it has become merely a buzzword—a way to tap into the next-generation consumer who wants to invest in brands with philosophies that mirror their own. Unfortunately, as much as we expect the brands we consume to take a stand on social issues and answer our demands for a more inclusive industry, it’s often hard to separate fact from fiction and genuine change from not-so-subtle marketing tactics. With this thought in mind,…

1 min
nicole’s edit

2 min

Gabrielle Henderson @gabriellehendersonnz L’ORÉAL PARIS SENIOR MAKE-UP ARTIST “I feel most empowered when I say ‘no’ and ‘yes’. Having the inner resources and privilege to be able to say those two tiny but weighty words means a lot to me. There are many people in this world who cannot make choices in so many areas of their lives—be that lack of confidence or environmental and societal pressures. As a make-up artist, empowerment is also a gift I can give on a more micro level. I love to see people feeling great about themselves after a makeover—people who may never have had anyone make them feel special or a little bit glam. It is a great honour to be able to work so intimately with others and see a joy emanate from them when they…

1 min
simply maia

1 min
boy meets girl