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Penelope Noir brings us the latest in fashion facts, fashion feelings and fashion news.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 16, 2018

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 16, 2018 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 16, 2018, 35.79 MB
Tue 16 Jan 2018

What starts as a simple query regarding Pennie's weekend turns into deep cut (sorry) woodchopping info. But why _do_ axemen wear white pants? And are those ...Chucks? (Sorry again.)

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: December 19, 2017

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: December 19, 2017 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: December 19, 2017, 31.92 MB
Tue 19 Dec 2017

Deck the halls with dodgy fashion, it's yr mate Penelope Noir. Pennie's here to trace the history of the Christmas sweater, though things do get a little derailed by etymology. Sweater _is_ a gross word, isn't it.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: December 5, 2017

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: December 5, 2017 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: December 5, 2017, 18.46 MB
Tue 5 Dec 2017

Pennie interviews Sarah Jane Duff, a rag trade expert, ex Farmers buyer and current NZ designer for Lost and Led Astray.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 28, 2017

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 28, 2017 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 28, 2017, 26.24 MB
Tue 28 Nov 2017

Once labelled the 'King of Cling', Azzedine Alaïa made his name covering, but certainly not hiding, the female form. Immortalised in popular film by Cher Horowitz as "like, a totally important designer", Pennie pays tribute to the man who adorned the body of every nineties 'somebody' from Stephanie Seymour to Grace Jones.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 21, 2017

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 21, 2017 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 21, 2017, 54.87 MB
Tue 21 Nov 2017

The second installment of Penelope's look at the vanity and value of hair dye. What is the subtle but ever-so-seeming-important difference between being platinum blonde and going grey?

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 7, 2017

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 7, 2017 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 7, 2017, 21.51 MB
Tue 7 Nov 2017

Part one of a two part series, Penelope's delving into the follicular follies of hair dye. The earliest examples date much farther back than your memories of Sun-In do, and have some pretty crunchy cultural associations to boot.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 31, 2017

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 31, 2017 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 31, 2017, 22.91 MB
Tue 31 Oct 2017

Just in time for Halloween, Penelope introduces us to The Vampire's Wife, the high-necked couture of supermodel-turned-designer Susie Cave (née Bick). Yes, that Susie Cave.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 17, 2017

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 17, 2017 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 17, 2017, 23.32 MB
Tue 17 Oct 2017

Mikey & Pennie discuss past, present & future summer festival fashion. Including a few tales about the best BDO looks.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 3, 2017

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 3, 2017 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 3, 2017, 18.21 MB
Tue 3 Oct 2017

Just what makes a model 'super'? Is the creation of a personal brand simply savvy business? Who were considered the first 'supermodels' and, more importantly, considered the most notorious?

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: September 26, 2017

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: September 26, 2017 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: September 26, 2017, 24.35 MB
Tue 26 Sep 2017

What youth tribe did you belong to? Do youth tribes still exist? Has the internet dismantled distinct sub-cultural groups?