What does the rise of quiet luxury say about society?
24 May 2023
What does the rise of quiet luxury say about society?

Stealth wealth has emerged as one of the standout sartorial trends of 2023, with TV shows like Succession flaunting chic, sleek luxury. However, with the economic downturn putting the idea of expensive cashmere coats in sharp relief, why is dressing rich so popular when so many of us aren’t?

Georgia Freeman

Georgia Freeman is a luxury womenswear fashion buyer based in London who has previously held lead buying roles at shopping destinations including Asos and Selfridges.

Georgie Hobday

Georgie Hobday is currently completing a master’s degree in design history at the V&A/Royal College of Art, with a particular focus on the history of dress and fashion. She is also a model and has worked with brands including Harris Reed, Bulgari, and Dilara Findikoglu, and has designed a sunglasses capsule in collaboration with E. Gucewicz.

Bee Beardsworth

Bee Beardsworth is a writer, photographer, and creative director based in London with a background in fashion, media, and art. She writes about fashion and beauty through a postmodern lens, with an underlying focus on feminism and queer theory. Beardsworth recently completed a degree in the history of art and visual culture, with a strong focus on femininity and queerness in modernity, internet culture and new media, occulture, and architecture.