fashion

Cherry's Body Dilemmas, BBC 3

Feminism isn't dead: it's just constantly checking itself out in the mirror "I'm Cherry and I'm a self-confessed body neurotic" says Cherry Healey, kicking off 'Cherry's Body Dilemmas'; a programme dedicated to examining the body issues that face young women today. At...

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Peaches Geldof: Disappear Here, MTV

Peaches Geldof: Disappear Here, MTV

Did we like it? It was either the further ascent of Peaches Geldof up the spiral staircase of tabloid notoriety, or much more probably, a ‘documentary’ so constricted by MTV’s desultory, manufactured script that every last iota of humanity was squeezed out of it...

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British Style Genius, BBC2

British Style Genius, BBC2

Did we like it? • Aside from the odd punctuation of interest, it was unintentionally hilarious. It spouted risible aphorisms like a bunch of six-year-olds snuggled up in their woodland den who have concocted an incestuous naïve philosophy by which they expect the rest...

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Frock Me, Channel 4

Frock Me, Channel 4

Did we like it? Being over the age of 23, we’re not sure if our opinion matters at all. It was slick, well-presented, fast-moving, colourful, and filled with features that often spouted absolute nonsense, but never taking itself too seriously. What was good about it?...

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Supersizers Go Seventies, BBC2

Supersizers Go Seventies, BBC2

Did we like it? We're big fans of this series in which Giles Coren and Sue Perkins stuff themselves on food that has long gone out of fashion and this was the best edition so far. What was good about it? • Sue and Giles were as hilarious as their 1970s clobber,...

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Mary, Queen Of Shops, BBC2

Mary, Queen Of Shops, BBC2

Did we like it? While we regard boutiques with horror (like hell but with acrylic slacks instead of flames), we do enjoy seeing Mary Portas dressing down errant shopowners and this second series began with a classic. What was good about it? • The undoing of smug...

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Women’s Institute, BBC4

Did we like it? We’d better say ‘yes, it was fabulous’ else we run the risk of the WI’s Amy Willcock battering down our cyber-drawbridge with the same thundering ruthlessness that has transformed the once quaint parochial town of Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight into a...

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Trinny And Susannah Undress, ITV1

Did we like it? A little bit more individuality is erased from existence as the two plastic automatons drill their sartorial philosophies into weak, psychologically-damaged people the pair hope to cure of all their ills with a new shirt and tie and a flattering bra....

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Mary Queen Of Shops, BBC2

Reviewed by Mephistopheles, who is a past-master of coercing people to selling their soul for ephemeral financial well-being for the affordable price of a soul. Did it go down well in the fiery pits of Hell? Marvellous Mary is the masterly mistress of making mindless...

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Project Catwalk, Sky One

Did we like it? As fashion is the lowest form of culture and fashion designers rank above only property developers and mobile phone entrepreneurs as the most potent magnet for the worthless, we didn’t have high hopes. However, we were mildly entranced as it became a...

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How To Look Good Naked, Channel 4

Did we like it? Although we find most makeover shows nauseating and exploitative, this new series has a real feelgood element. What was good about it? • We were ready to suggest Gok Wan should Go Wank anagrammatically when we saw this odd asexual chap but he's...

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Kate Moss: Fashion Victim, Sky One

What to say if you liked it A perspicacious portrayal of one of the most troubled icons of this or any other era. What to say if you didn’t like it Like scrutinizing the universe into areas which galaxies have not yet spread, where there is Kate Moss there is just a...

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Britain’s Next Top Model, LivingTV

What to say if you liked it A TV talent show which doesn't require us to suffer squeaky versions of Whitney Houston songs What to say if you disliked it They're so vain, I bet they think this TV show is about them. What was good about it? • Presenter Lisa Butcher has...

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A Week Of Dressing Dangerously, BBC2

What to say if you like it A little bit of harmless fun about fashion. What to say if you dislike it The most ludicrous primetime commission for years. Even ITV1 isn't nuts enough to air tosh like this. What was good about it? • It may have thrilled feeble-minded...

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Make Me A Hilton, UK Style

What to say if you liked it Enlighten yourself and learn to act with the grace and decorum of those better than you by right of birth. What to say if you didn’t like it Eleven human bullets fired into an empty skull of mindless etiquette under the control of Kathy...

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