Front cover of Issue 4

Issue 4, Sep 2006

In a word, Fashion.

Ever since Socrates and his Method, it’s been fashionable to ask questions. In this issue we’re asking questions about Fashion itself. What is it? Why did we start worrying about it? How do you become a fashion designer?

You can download the entire issue as a PDF (921KB), or browse through the articles below. To view or print the PDF, you’ll need Adobe Reader.

If you’re keen, have a listen to the audio recording of the full interview (MP3, 6.7MB) with fashion designer Francis Hooper from WORLD. (Please note: this is unedited, and some of the language is not for the faint of heart.)

What’s in this issue

FrontFrom the EditorBen Hoyt
InterviewBrian Tamaki, bishopJonathan M.
FeatureWhat lies beneathJonathan M.
HistoryHistory’s peacocksLaurel Flinn
LifeX chromosomesJenny de Reus
ResearchMade for walkingFranci Hoyt, Sunny Stolte
GardeningVege garden prepJanette Bartlett
MusicOn harping: Joanna NewsomLynton Baird
FoodCoffee cultureMonique Kloeg
DrinkGod’s gift to manRich Steenhof
WorkFrancis Hooper, designerBen Hoyt
TechnologyTruly a blend girlMargaret Haverland
PeopleBlanket ManEsther Zorn
WorkSilver Circus kids’ clothesAngela Holtslag
WheelsTender loving carAidan Wojtas
StoryCinderella Man IICourtney Wilson
SportSo … you want a great body?Tim Sterne
PoetryOn wearing dignityJoel Carpenter