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Books Are In The Air:” From Installations To Events, Paris Is Having A Literaissance

“Books Are In The Air:” From Installations To Events, Paris Is Having A Literaissance 

Trixie Mattel and Dua Lipa

Drag, In All Its Glory 

Amrou Al-Kadhi On The Power, Positivity & Transformative Potential Of Drag

Amrou Al-Kadhi On The Power, Positivity & Transformative Potential Of Drag 

Daisy Doris May

“A Napoleon Dynamite Magic Mike” – Meet Drag King Daisy Doris May 

Maxine Wilde, Vida Fantabisher, Emogen Moore, Angel Lalamore, Chenal LeCap

“Big Makeup, Big Hair, Big Costumes” – 5 Drag Artists Serving In South Africa

Drag Queen Sasha Velour's Service 95 Take Over

Sasha Velour Shares 9 Things You Might Not Know About The Art Of Drag

The Good Buys: Statement Makeup

The Good Buys: Statement Makeup

Hay Festival

Join Us At Hay Festival  

Lucy Ellis

How To Host Your Own Book Club  

South Korean Chef Songsoo Kim’s Leek & Daikon Jeon Pancake

Why Salman Rushdie Is Still One Of Literature’s Most Important Figures  

Why Salman Rushdie Is Still One Of Literature’s Most Important Figures  

Billie Holiday - ‘I Love Rock ’N’ Roll’: Women And The Music Memoir

‘I Love Rock ’N’ Roll’: Women And The Music Memoir

Dua Lipa - Let's go offline

Let’s Go Offline  

Could Creativity Be The Perfect Antidote To ‘Internet Brain’? 

Could Creativity Be The Perfect Antidote To ‘Internet Brain’? 

Is TikTok Sabotaging Our Dating Lives

Beige Flags, Attachment Styles & #Delulu: Is TikTok Sabotaging Our Dating Lives? 

The Good Buys

The Good Buys: Products To Help You Switch Off 

Image of interior room at the Asaba Ryokan in Japan

How A Trip To A Japanese Ryokan Is A Lesson In The Art Of Relaxation 

Sugar Banarse Indian surfer

How Sugar Banarse Is Parting The Waves For A New Generation Of Women Surfers In India  

Life, Unplugged: What Really Happens On A Digital Detox Retreat 

Dua's Monthly Read - Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

Announcing April’s Monthly Read: Crying In H Mart  

The Joy of Being A Feeder

The Unapologetic Joy Of Being A Feeder 

The Way I Work… Culinary Artist Imogen Kwok

The Way I Work... Culinary Artist Imogen Kwok 

Where To Eat In Mumbai

Where To Eat In Mumbai, According To Restaurateur Gauri Devidayal  

Where To Eat & Drink In Bangkok: A Chef’s Guide

Where To Eat & Drink In Bangkok: A Chef’s Guide   

The Good Buys: 3 Cookware & Kitchen Buys Foodies Will Love  

Recreating My family's Iranian recipes

“Recreating My Family’s Iranian Recipes Helped Me To Find Home”  

Image of recipe

Roya Shariat’s Iranian Family Recipe For Noon Masti (Sweet Yogurt Fritters) 

Crying In H Mart by Michelle Zauner Book Cover, portrait of author Michelle Zauner

Michelle Zauner On Writing Crying In H Mart

Portrait of Dua Lipa and author Michelle Zauner: Relates to author Q&A for Service95 Book Club

Michelle Zauner Author Q&A

Service95 Book Club: Crying in H Mart Reading List

Michelle Zauner’s Recommended Reading List

Courtesy of Mingles

5 Dining Hotspots To Visit In Seoul 

Crying In H Mart Playlist Book Club

Playlist: Michelle Zauner’s Writing Soundtrack For Crying in H Mart

The Importance Of Food In South Korean Culture

The Importance Of Food In South Korean Culture

“A Beautifully Raw Journey”: The Poignant True Story Behind New Film Silver Haze 

Dua Lipa Let’s Talk About Sleep

The 5 Artists I Listen To When Winding Down For Sleep

Skincare As Self-Care: The Transformative Powers Of A Nightly Routine

Skincare As Self-Care: The Transformative Powers Of A Nightly Routine  

Can A Sleep Retreat Actually Lead To Better Rest? 

Meditation Lamps, Customised Beds & Pillow Menus: Can A Sleep Retreat Lead To Better Rest? 

The Good Buys: 3 Items To Help You Sleep Better

Lack of sleep: illustrated comic strip of the sun setting and rising

Can’t Sleep? Here’s How To Stop Worrying About It – And Actually Get Some Rest

An Ode To The Humble Sleeping T-Shirt 

An Ode To The Humble Sleeping T-Shirt 

Tommy Dorfman On Creating Club Curran – A Space That Celebrates The Queer Experience

Polaroid photograph of Dua Lipa writing

The Power Of Words – Plus My 5 Favourite Spoken-Word Artists 

The Good Buys: Slogan Tops That Let Your Outfit Do The Talking

Girl sitting in armchair on phone

Therapist In Your Pocket: Is AI The Future Of Mental Health Care? 

Trina Teoh: The Text Artist Bringing “Loud & Clear” Prose To The Streets Of Kuala Lumpur 

Image of mature woman gossiping at a party

Why We Love Gossip So Much (& How It’s Actually Good For Us) 

“Solidarity, Not Charity”: DOPE Magazine’s Active Approach To Tackling Poverty 

An Exclusive Extract From Flash Fiction Book Persona Non Grata

“A Duality Of Dark & Light”: An Exclusive Extract From Flash Fiction Book Persona Non Grata

Portrait of playwright and writer Suzie Miller

My Culture Hits: Prima Facie Author Suzie Miller

The Book Butler, Cambridge Arms

The Book Butler Shares The 5 Books Everyone Should Read

The Best Literary Festivals To Visit Around The World  

Illustration of a women sat on a bed

Hernan Diaz On Conflicting Storylines And The Perception Of Truth In Trust

Dua Lipa on her travels

Global Adventures 

Images of Lima city, restaurants and bars

Piscotinis, Piqueos & Perfecting The Marinera: Your Guide To The Ultimate Night Out In Lima 

Athens art and artists featuring NEON, Lynda Benglis, Anna Karountzou, The Breeder Gallery and 2WO+1NE=2

Athens’ Art Scene: The Creatives & Galleries To Know For Your Next Trip  

Portrait image of Fashion designer Mina Tahir and images of Cairo city

My Hometown: Fashion Designer Mina Tahir’s Cairo Guide

The Good Buys: Tried-And-Tested Travel Picks For A Comfortable Journey

Melbourne, Gabriel Tan; Troye Sivan, Gadir Rajab; Hares & Hyenas; Victoria Price Centre

Troye Sivan’s Top 5 LGBTQIA+ Spots In Melbourne 

Places to visit and see in Dublin, Kehoe's Pub, Maser street artist, The Winding Stair, Trinity College Library

Dublin Guide: Where To Eat & Drink, What To Do & How To Find The Perfect Guinness 

1920s-Inspired Sazerac Cocktail Recipe

Gamechanging Creatives 

Portraits of creatives Arlo Parks, Michèle Lamy, Laila Gohar, Isamaya Ffrench, Tati Compton

12 Leading Women Creatives Share The Best Career Advice They’ve Been Given 

The Good Buys: Beautiful Buys From Independent Women-Founded Brands

Stills from the film Bobi Wine The Peoples President

Activist Barbie Kyagulanyi On The Fight For Political Justice In Uganda 

Images of the Modern Matriarch Skate Jam at the

The Fashion Creative Empowering The Next Generation Of Navajo Women

Portrait of poet Safia Elhillo

How Poet Safia Elhillo Is Creating A Safe Space For Black Muslim Women Through Her Writing 

Outi Pieski On The “Radical Softness” Of Creating Art Rooted In Sámi Tradition 

Dua Lipa Q&A With Hernan Diaz, author of Trust, for Service95 Book Club

Hernan Diaz Author Q&A

Hernan Diaz on Writing Trust - Service95 Book Club

Hernan Diaz On Writing Trust

Playlist: Hernan Diaz’s Writing Soundtracks For Trust

Hernan Diaz Recommended Reading List

Hernan Diaz’s Recommended Reading List

Scenes in New York following the Wall Street Crash

Trust, The Roaring Twenties And The Wall Street Crash

Girl reading: Relates to feature about fiction trends in 2024

The 5 Fiction Trends To Bookmark For Your 2024 Reading List 

Archive images of New York Club Studio 54

“Solace In The Rhythms Of Disco” – Studio 54’s Founder On The Ultimate Escape From Reality 

Chloë Sevigny as C. Z. Guest in Feud: Capote Vs The Swans

Fashion’s Boxset Era: The Most Stylish Shows To Watch This Year 

The Good Buys: Essential Items For Your Capsule Wardrobe

Dua Lipa Trust Editor's letter wordpress

Announcing March’s Monthly Read: Trust

Production images from New York theatre productions: The Notebook,

The 5 Theatre Shows To See In New York This Spring 

Portrait of Author Emmeline Clein

Dead Weight: Emmeline Clein On Disrupting Eating Disorder Culture Through Her Writing

Stills from short film title A Fragile State by A Fragile State, Lola Shoneyin for the FT 2024 Democracy series

This One Thing... A Fragile State By Lola Shoneyin 

RR Beauty, Valerie Obaze with the employees of RR Beauty

The Rise Of A-Beauty: The Brands Harnessing The Power Of African Ingredients 

Backstage beauty London Fashion Week

5 Beauty Lessons We Learned From London Fashion Week 

Isamaya Ffrench

The Way I Work... Makeup Artist Isamaya Ffrench 

Portraits of three women with skin conditions such as acne, rosacea and eczma. From the series titled Epidermis by photographer Sophie Harris-Taylor

What Happened To The Skin Positivity Movement? 

Service95 Issue 105 Good Buys

The Good Buys: Skincare Products Tried, Tested & Loved By The Team

Dua Lipa in Los Angeles

Beauty Matters – Plus 5 Hair Products I Love

Strands For Trans co-founders JP Gomez and Xavier Cruz

Strands For Trans: The Global Network Of Queer-Affirming Beauty Salons 

My Pen Is The Wing Of A Bird Extract: New Fiction By Afghan Women 

Image of the interior of the Ateneo Grand Splendid Bookstore in Buenos Aires Argentina

Bookshop Spotlight: El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires

Author Annabelle Hirsch For My Life In Culture

⁠My Culture Hits: A History Of Women In 101 Objects Author Annabelle Hirsch

Portrait of designer and founder of Completedworks

The Way I Work... Completedworks’ Anna Jewsbury

Model wearing second hand clothing

How Depop Became An Incubator For New Fashion Design Talent

The Good Buys: Eco-Conscious (Yet Stylish) Designs To Keep You Warm...

Images of Istanbul city, bars and restuarants recommended by the founders of fashion label Les Benjamins

An Insider’s Guide To The Istanbul Food & Drink Scene 

Sinead O'Dwyer SS24 Collection

The 10 London-Based Designers To Have On Your Radar 

Dua Lipa wearing custom Schiaparelli dress for the 2024 Golden Globes

London Fashion Week Turns 40! Plus My 5 Up-And-Coming Designers To Know

Les Benjamins FW24 Collection

Les Benjamins: The Istanbul Brand Championing Eastern Fashion Through The Power Of Punk

Cocccon Silk farm and factory

The Fashion Entrepreneur Pioneering Sustainable, Cruelty-Free ‘Peace Silk’  

Fashion model Stella Tennant wearing headphones; related to article about fashion podcasts

5 Fashion Podcasts To Listen To Now 

Photographs backstage at London Fashion Week; We Are Your Friends Archive

Rebecca Zephyr Thomas’ New Exhibition Takes You Backstage At London Fashion Week 

Abstract illustration of queer couple in loving embrace

Love-Making As An Act Of Queer Resistance

couple holding hands: relates to article about finding love using dating apps

Love On The Apps: When Did Dating Become So Political?

The Good Buys: Show Yourself Some Love For Valentine’s Day

Couple holding hands; What Exactly Is Ethical Non-Monogamy – And What’s The Best Way To Approach It?

What Exactly Is Ethical Non-Monogamy – And What’s The Best Way To Approach It?

Girl on phone; Relates to piece about using Dating apps, advice from a professional

5 Ways To Improve Your Online Dating Experience

Dua Lipa with red hue sunlight on face

My Top 5 Films About Relationships

Woman sunbathing: Relates to article about finding happiness being single

Party Of One: “I Have A Life Full To The Brim With Love – Just Not The Romantic Kind”

Dinner parties hosted by & The Table

& The Table: The Supper Club Turning Strangers Into Friends

5 Romantic Reads That Will Change How You Think About Love

5 Romantic Reads That Will Change How You Think About Love

Dua Lipa and Khaled Hosseini Author Q&A

Khaled Hosseini Author Q&A

Khaled Hosseini On Writing A Thousand Splendid Suns – Service95 Book Club

Khaled Hosseini On Writing A Thousand Splendid Suns

“We Will Shine Again”: The Incredible Women Risking Their Lives To Resist The Taliban

The Good Buys: Celebrating 3 Afghan-Owned Businesses

The Way I Work... Graffiti Artist Shamsia Hassani

Artwork created by Afghan artist Sara Rahmani

Resources To Help Understand The Situation In Afghanistan & Organisations To Support

Portrait of Afghan activist and founder of Dosti Network, Summia Tora

Refugee-Turned-Activist Summia Tora: “My Story Is Only One Of Millions”

Khaled Hosseini’s Recommended Reading List

Dua Lipa holding Dua's Monthly Read book, A Thousand Splendid Suns for Service95 Book Club

Announcing February’s Monthly Read: A Thousand Splendid Suns

Playlist: Khaled Hosseini’s Writing Soundtrack For A Thousand Splendid Suns

Afghan rapper Sonita Alizadeh, Lavazza 2022 Calendar

Sonita Alizadeh: The Afghan Rapper Fighting Child Marriage Through Her Lyrics

Women walking down street in Kabul city, Afghanistan in 1973, wearing full length Burqas

The Reality Of The Taliban’s Anti-Women Regime – From The ’90s To Today   

The White Pube co founders Zarina Muhammad and Gabrielle de la Puente

How The White Pube Is Revolutionising Art Criticism, One Searingly Honest Review At A Time

Portrait of writer and editor of Strong Words magazine Ed Needham

The Way I Work... Strong Words’ Ed Needham

Film stills from Vanity Fair, Saltburn, The Talented Mr Ripley, Succession, The Great Gatsby

Reckless, Dangerous, Undaunted: Pop Culture’s Enduring Fascination With The Outsider 

Portrait of author Jennifer Clement

The Books That Made Me – Jennifer Clement

Portrait of chef Alison Roman

Set The Scene With Alison Roman’s Hamptons-Inspired Clam & Cod Chowder

Portrait of Author Kiley Reid

Kiley Reid On Her Second Novel: “Being Curious Is More Important Than Writing What You Know”

Artwork from the exhibition titled Cute at Somerset House, London 2024

The Cult Of ‘Cute’: Innocent Eye Candy – Or Something Darker? 

Collage of images featuring various Hawaiian Musicians and artists, Kalani Pe'a, Anuhea and Jake Shimabukuro

Aloha ʻĀina: The Heartbeat Of Hawaiian Music

Images of Beirut, Lebanon, Portrait of artist Yasmina Hilal and artworks

My Hometown: Artist Yasmina Hilal’s Beirut

The Good Buys: Travel-Themed Buys To Fuel Your Wanderlust

Dua Lipa in India

My Jaipur & Jodhpur Recommendations...

Film stills from Queer Nollywood films Country Love and Ìfé

How Nigerian Filmmakers Are Changing The Portrayal Of Queer Identity In Nollywood

Portrait of centenarian Violet at home in the garden, for the 100th issue of Service95

Violet, 100: “If You Can’t Think Bright, Don’t Think Miserable”

Portrait of centenarian Lauretta at home, for the 100th Issue of Service95

Lauretta, 101: “You Can’t Shock Older People – We’ve Been Through It”

Dua Lipa holding large bunch of flowers

It’s Our 100th Issue! 

Portrait of centenarian Eugenio at home, for the 100th Issue of Service95

Eugenio, 101: “At 95, I Was Still Working Every Day”

Portrait of centenarian Dr Gladys, for the 100th issue of Service95

Dr Gladys, 103: “The Greatest Tool In Medicine Is Love”

Illustrated portrait of centenarian Renata, for the 100th issue of Service95

Renata, 103: “Embrace Old Age With Serenity”

Portrait of centenarian Jack at home, for the 100th Issue of Service95

Jack, 100: “I’m The Oldest Judo Instructor In The World!”

Illustrated portrait of centenarian Elda, for the 100th issue of Service95

Elda, 102: “I Couldn’t Be Happier With My Life”

Portrait of centenarian Shirley Duhl at home in Palm Beach, Florida, photographed for the 100th Issue of Service95

Shirley, 100: “Why Am I 100? I’ve Been Lucky”

The Good Buys: Our 100th Issue Calls For A Toast... Cheers!

Illustrated portrait of Dua Lipa with a bike in Copenhagen

The World’s Happiest City: My Top 5 Food Tips For Copenhagen

Friday Night Lights © Alex Stuart

The Gen-Z Running Rebrand: Rediscovering The Joy Of Movement

The Good Buys – 099

Girl watching sun rise from Mountain range

Writing For Wellness: “How I Learned To Harness The Healing Power Of Words”

Image of two girls under water with Watermelon pieces

Is Relearning To Play The Key To Happiness?  

Happy Paul Fragrance

Happiness In A Bottle: The Fragrance That Lifts Your Mood

Dua Lipa and Emma Cline Author Q&A

Emma Cline Author Q&A

Emma Cline Writing Process - Service95 Book Club

Emma Cline On Writing The Guest

Emma Cline's The Guest Playlist - Service95 Book Club

Playlist: Emma Cline’s The Guest Soundtrack

How The Hamptons Became Home To The Power Elite - Service95 Book Club

How The Hamptons Became Home To The Power Elite

Emma Cline's Recommended Reading List

Emma Cline’s Recommended Reading List

Sustainable holiday recommendations: Exterior images of five eco stays

5 Sustainable Stays For Your Next Adventure

The Good Buys 098: Les Specs sunglasses, Fiorucci bag, swimsuit

The Good Buys – 098

Portrait artist and gallery founder Emmanuel Nkuranga, Choose Love Kigali

“Artists Bring In Life And New Ideas” – Inside Kigali’s Booming Creative Scene

Dua Lipa holding The Guest book by Emma Cline

Announcing January’s Monthly Read... The Guest

images of Shanghai, China

My Hometown: Artist Ming Ma’s Shanghai  

5 Transporting Books To Inspire Deeper Travels

5 Transporting Books For Deeper Travel Inspiration

Dua's letter party issue

It’s Party Time! Plus 5 Of My Favourite Recent Service95 Stories  

Centá Project

The Secret To Throwing A Great Party, According To Lisbon’s Coolest Design Duo

The Good Buys 097

The Good Buys – 097

Portrait of chef Sertac Dirik, dishes at Mangal II, London

Sertaç Dirik: What The Man Behind London’s Restaurant-Of-The-Moment Did Next 

By Rotation rental fashion platform

‘The Airbnb Of Fashion’: How By Rotation Redefined Party Wear For The Conscious Consumer

Collage featuring images of fashion's ugly shoes

Why 2023 Was The Year Fashion Fell For Ugly Shoes

Ready To Start Lending And Renting Your Wardrobe? Here’s How...

New Theory wine raves

“We Don’t Do Tastings, We Do Raves”: New Theory On Revamping London’s Wine Scene

Collage featuring Aqua; Kyle Gordon; Vengaboys; 2 Unlimited; Alice Deejay

Tiny Sunglasses, Laser Boobs And Dodgy Lyrics: All Aboard The Eurodance Revival

The Good Buys – 096

White table with bottle of red wine and single dish

How To Choose Wine Like A Sommelier

Alison Roman's potato bar dinner party

Chef Alison Roman’s Dream Dinner Party

Dua Lipa drinking cocktail

My Top 5 Tips For Hosting A Great Dinner Party 

The Art Of Tablescaping, With Kirthanaa Naidu

This One Thing... The Fridge Fizz Non-Alcoholic Cocktail

Image of colourful vegetables against light blue background

Could Adopting A Regenivore Diet Be The Most Important Climate-Positive Step You Can Take?

Resources To Help Make Sense Of The History Of Israel And Palestine, With Organisations To Support 

The Good Buys – 095

Trans rights protestors, London 2023

Why Are We Seeing So Much Transphobia In UK Politics? 

News collage, featuring distressing headlines about the climate crisis

How To Face Up To The Distressing News Cycle – And Take Positive Action 


Time For Action  

Star light in library bookcase

Jólabókaflóð: The Icelandic Literary Tradition To Indulge In This Winter

The New Vanguard: 8 Millennial & Gen Z Artists To Know Now

The Gift Guide: The Adventurer

The Gift Guide: Presents For The Adventurer

The Gift Guide: The Host

The Gift Guide: Presents For The Host

The Good Buys: Gifts For The Social Butterfly

The Gift Guide: The Homebody

The Gift Guide: Presents For The Homebody

Climate Activist Mikaela Loach: “The World Has Never Changed Without People Changing It” 

Hand unwrapping gifts on a green velvet chair

Welcome To Our Gift Guide! Here’s What’s On My List...

Pesto pasta dish from Istanbul restaurant Arkestra

Arkestra At Home: Chef Cenk Debensason’s Pesto Agnolotti Recipe 

Portrait of chef Dara Klein, the Compton Arms

Tiella’s Dara Klein: The Chef Bringing Italian Home Cooking To London 

Dua Lipa meets Apple CEO Tim Cook

Dua Lipa Meets Tim Cook

Metaverse images

The ‘M Word’ – What Is The Metaverse, Exactly?

AI generated image of dating site on computer

Will AI Change Dating As We Know It? 

The Good Buys – #093

Dua Lipa with Apple CEO Tim Cook

Behind The Scenes Of My Interview With Apple CEO Tim Cook... 

Portrait of beauty tech entrepreneur Emma Lewisham

How Entrepreneur Emma Lewisham Is Pioneering A New Climate-Positive Beauty Model  

Glitch sculpture

We Ask Tim Cook: What’s Next In AI? 

Dua Lipa and Brit Bennett

Brit Bennett Author Q&A

Brit Bennett On Writing The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett On Writing The Vanishing Half

The Vanishing Half Context Piece

Passing In America: A History That Inspired Brit Bennett’s The Vanishing Half

Service95 Book Club Brit Bennett's Recommended Reading List

Brit Bennett’s Recommended Reading List

Service95 Book Club: Brit Bennett's Vanishing Half Playlist

Playlist: Brit Bennett’s Writing Soundtrack

Portrait of beauty entrepreneur Estée Lalonde

“You Never Regret Having A Bath” – How Estée Lalonde Turned Self-Care Into A Business

Portrait of Dizziak founder Loretta De Feo

The Way I Work... Dizziak Founder Loretta De Feo

The Good Buys – 092

Dua Lipa holding Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Announcing November’s Monthly Read... The Vanishing Half 

Film still from Is There Anybody Out There?

Is There Anybody Out There? – The New Documentary Tackling Ableism

Imagery of professional female wrestlers

“How The Power Of Women’s Wrestling Helped Me Navigate My Gender Journey”

Aaliyah Cotton's Family Archive imagery

Rethinking Identity: Unravelling The Complexities Of The Mixed-Race Experience

Artworks from the Women In Revolt! exhibition

Women In Revolt! The Exhibition Celebrating The Power Of Feminist Art

Yatreda artworks

This One Thing... Ethiopian Art Collective Yatreda

images of women in South Korea participating in 4B feminist protests and mass weddings

South Korea’s Feminist 4B Movement: An Explainer 

Models wearing For Them Wrap tops by Marissa Fortugno

For Them, The Brand Creating Safe And Stylish Binders For Trans And Non-Binary People

Photography by Bex Day

Artist Bex Day On Celebrating The Beauty And Reality Of Female Genitalia 

The Good Buys – Issue 091

Service95’s New Look

Women Protest the Withdrawal From Istanbul Convention for in Turkey 2023

How Populist Regimes Are Eroding Women’s & LGBTQIA+ Rights

Images of women gathering at events by Wine And Whine Nigeria and Femme Fest

The New Generation Of Feminists Reclaiming Women-only Parties In Nigeria 

The Good Buys 090: The Undercommons, Capitalist Realism, Black Feminism Reimagined

The Good Buys – Issue 090

Cult of Beauty artwork by photographer Juno Calypso

Beauty In The Age Of Selfies: Exploring Beyond The Binaries  

Portrait of Nana Oforiatta Ayim

Spectrums Of Beauty: From Akan To The West 

Dua Lipa taking selfie in mirror

The Beauty Issue With Emma Dabiri 

Portrait of writer Sophie White, Corpsing book cover

“In ’90s Ireland, Beauty Was Always Tethered To Control” 

Image of nude model crouching over monochrome flooring

How We Can Embrace Disobedience To Love Our Bodies 

Imagery of the afghan icecream sheeryakh, at Watani Sheeryakh in North London

The Sheeryakh Spot Bringing Afghan Culture And Community To London

Imagery from Flouxous Food zine

This One Thing... Flouxus Zine

The Good Buys – Issue 089

Portraits of New York based Bakers, Amadou Ly of ALF Bakery, Eunji Lee of Lysée and Dona Murad-Gersch of Librae

The Fresh New Faces Of New York’s Bakery Scene

Image of palow dish

Sam Baghsi’s Afghan Qabuli Palow Recipe 

Dua Lipa drinking wine in a restaurant

Great Tastes: The 5 Cookbooks On My Kitchen Shelf Right Now

Service95 Book Club Latin American Reading List

Book Club: The Best Latin American Books To Read Now 

Product images and portrait of beauty brand Topicals founder Olamide Olowe

The Beauty Brand Transforming The Way You Feel About Skin

Portrait of Guts Gallery founder Ellie Pennick

The Way I Work... Guts Gallery Founder Ellie Pennick 

The Good Buys – Issue 088

Portrait of model wearing red polo shirt birght eyeshadow and bracelets

Why Are Black Beauty Entrepreneurs Still Fighting For Investment Equality?

Portrait of Colombian writer and journalist Juan Gabriel Vásquez

Juan Gabriel Vásquez On One Hundred Years Of Solitude 

Inspiring Change

Portrait of Sofia Cheliak the Director Lviv Book Forum

Lviv Book Forum Director Sofia Cheliak On The Power Of Literature In Wartime

Portrait of Serpentine CEO Bettina Korek

The Way I Work... Serpentine CEO Bettina Korek 

Dua Lipa holding the book 100 Years Of Solitude

Announcing October’s Monthly Read... One Hundred Years Of Solitude

Colourful streets of Cartagena, Colombia

From Aracataca To Cartagena: Exploring Gabriel García Márquez’s Colombia 

The Good Buys – Issue 087

Archive image of Palestinian women wearing traditional, embroidered clothing

Embroidered Tales: The Women Voicing Resistance Through Craftivism

Portrait of artist Cinthia Sifa Mulanga. Images featuring Installation of artwork, Northcliff Hill in Johannesburg, restaurant Momo Kuro, NIROX Sculpture Park, bar THe Royale, people attending 7. Latitudes Art Fair

My Hometown: Cinthia Sifa Mulanga’s Johannesburg  

Images of Madonna performing on tour

Arianne Phillips On What It Takes To Style Madonna’s Elaborate Tours 

Rodrigo Garcia interviewed for Service95 Book Club's October Monthly Read, One Hundred Years Of Solitude

Rodrigo García Q&A

Gabriel García Márquez One Hundred Years Of Solitude Playlist

Playlist: Gabriel García Márquez’s Writing Soundtrack

Men Harvesting Bananas On A Latin American Plantation c 1950

Colombia’s Banana Massacre – The Real-Life Event That Inspired Gabriel García Márquez

Service95 Book Club Latin American Reading List

Hay Festival Cartagena de Indias’ Latin American Reading List

Service95 Book Club: Mariana Torres Roots short story Latin American writer

A Hay Festival Cartagena Short Story: Roots By Mariana Torres

Service95 Book Club: Juan Gabriel Vásquez On One Hundred Years Of Solitude

Juan Gabriel Vásquez: “One Hundred Years Of Solitude Is Everything You Look For In A Novel”

Rally For Australian Referendum on Indigenous Voice, Sydney 2023

The Australian Indigenous Voice Referendum Explained 

Portrait of Caroline Rush

The Way I Work... British Fashion Council CEO Caroline Rush

The Good Buys – 086

Australia Has Legalised Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy – Should The Rest Of The World Follow Suit?

Patti Smith in New York

Book Club: Inside Patti Smith’s World

Mother Witch Oracle Deck and portrait of Bat For Lashes

“A Leap Into The Unknown”: Bat For Lashes’ New Oracle Deck 

Dua Lipa in front of kaleidoscopic light installation

New Horizons: 5 Meditation Tools That Help Me Relax 

Campaign images from Indian jewellery brands Lune; Olio; Misho; Outhouse; Bhavya Ramesh

5 Indian Jewellery Brands Everyone Should Have On Their Radar 

The Good Buys – 085

Versace, Chanel and Celine catwalk imagery

How LA Is Becoming A Major New Fashion Capital 

Patti Smith book list

Book Club: Patti Smith’s Recommended Reading List 

Dua Lipa wearing the Vacanza Versace collection

On Fashion...

Images of Mexican design labels Aurelia Parrondo, Perla Valtierra and Lorena Saravia

The Mexican Women Leading The Charge In Design 

Images of Chrystelle Eriksberger; Riche; Lidingo island, Södermalm neighbourhood and Ellery Beach House

My Hometown: Chrystelle Eriksberger’s Stockholm  

Portrait of Canadian novelist Esi Edugyan

The Way I Work... Booker Prize Chair Of Judges Esi Edugyan  

Arlo Parks performing

The Way I Work... Arlo Parks 

The Good Buys 084 Baggu laptop sleeve, Ganni tote bag, Sloane Stationery notebook

The Good Buys – 084

Song artwork from songs featured on the Service95 playlist curated by Patti Smith

Book Club: Listen To Patti Smith’s Exclusive Playlist 

Image of model amongst flowers

The Granarchist Scent Revolution: Why ‘Old Lady’ Fragrances Are Booming 

Image of girl sitting on fence

Why Healthy Boundaries Could Change Your Life – And How To Set Them  

Portrait of Dua Lipa by the sea

Fresh starts...   

Imagery from the Breathing Space book by Iranian artists about oppression and freedom in Iran

The Female Iranian Photographers Fighting To Be Seen 

A surreal image of a girl wearing a pink outfit

Biohacking: An Explainer

Patti Smith Dua Lipa Author Q&A

Patti Smith Author Q&A

Diva V&A exhibition images, Furies book cover

‘Diva’, ‘Witch’, ‘Crone’ – How Society Is Reframing The Female Lexicon

Misogyny in hip-hop: collage of female rappers: Nicki Minaj, Roxanne Shante, Lil’ Kim, Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion and Rico Nasty

For Women In Hip-Hop, Their Greatest Opponent Is Still Misogyny

Announcing September’s Monthly Read... Just Kids 

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The Good Buys – 083

Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe by Norman Seef

“An Alchemical Connection” – How Patti Smith Met Robert Mapplethorpe 

Beat Magazine images

Beat: The Independent Music Magazine With Megastar Influence

Portrait of author Isabel Allende

The Way I Work... Isabel Allende 

A scene from Dreaming Walls: Inside The Chelsea Hotel; Patti Smith on a balcony at the Chelsea Hotel, May 1971; Hotel Chelsea exterior; Chelsea Girls movie poster; Janis Joplin in the lobby of the Chelsea Hotel, March 1969; Hotel Chelsea facade; Patti Smith and Eric Anderson at the Chelsea Hotel, May 1971

The Chelsea Hotel: A ‘Desperate Haven’ For New York’s Creatives

Patti Smith reading a letter to Robert Mapplethorpe

Patti Smith Letter Reading

Patti Smith Just Kids Reading

Patti Smith’s Recommended Reading List

Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe by Norman Seef

“An Alchemical Connection” – How Patti Smith Met Robert Mapplethorpe 

Image of sex doll shop

Welcome To The Sex Issue 

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Portrait of financial journalist and founder of Girls That Invest Simran Kaur

Girls That Invest: The Hit Podcast Empowering Women With Financial Literacy  

Nita Zeqiri and Ajete Kerqeli Foundation 17 Project Space, Prishtina, Kosovo

The Prishtina Creative Duo Encouraging Artistic Experimentation In Kosovo  

Grid image featuring 16 sex dolls

Sex Dolls And Surgery: A New Beauty Standard

Images of sex-positive activists Portia Brown, Hannah Witton, Andrew Gurza, Erika Hart and Sonalee Rashatwar

5 Of The Best Sex-Positivity Activists To Follow On Instagram

Playlist: Patti Smith’s Music Notes For Just Kids

French Vogue September 2023 Dua Lipa photographed by Mert Alaş and Marcus Piggott

Paris, Je T’aime

Brocantes and flea markets in France

The Best Flea Markets To Visit In France

The Good Buys – 081

Gaming console

Fair Game: The Ongoing Fight For Inclusivity In Esports

Portrait of makeup artist and founder of VioletteFR Violette Serrat

“French Girl Beauty Is About Being Chic, Effortless And Happy In Our Own Skin”

Portrait of french artist Mimosa Echard

The Way I Work... Mimosa Echard

Illustrated portrait of comedian Ziwe

Ziwe’s 5 Things To Make You Laugh Out Loud

Black female sommeliers: illustration by Tatjana Junker

5 Black Female Sommeliers, Wine Activists And Mentors To Follow 

Illustrated portrait of Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish’s 5 Favourite TV Shows

What to do in Goa, India. Beach destinations, shops and restaurants

Anjali Mody’s Top 6 Goa Recommendations   

The Good Buys 080: Malin+Goetz x Brain Dead Candle, Hermès nail files, Ninety Percent tank top

The Good Buys – #080

World's Best Libraries: Stuttgart City Library, Alamy; Beitou Public Library, Alamy; Phoebe Lovatt’s Public Library; Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading; Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Shutterstock; The British Library, Shutterstock; The Morgan Library, Alamy; Woollahra Library, Alamy

7 Incredible Libraries To Visit Worldwide   

The List Goes On 

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Author Q&A

Photograph of a model cleaning a pool wearing a full-length pink gown and pink Schiaparelli haute couture mask by Stephen Jones, a model wearing a dog mask and an older woman in casual clothes reading a magazine on a sun lounger

Power In Pink: This Season’s Hero Shade

Illustrated portrait of artist Glenn Lutz

Changing The Narrative Around Men’s Mental Illness

Sirens Film Poster

Sirens On Screen: Documenting Lebanon’s First All-Female Metal Band

Illustrated portrait of model Paloma Elsesser

Paloma Elsesser’s 4 Creatives To Have On Your Radar  

Time To Recharge 

The Good Buys – #079

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie On Her Writing Process

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie On Writing Half Of A Yellow Sun

Images of members of Wu Tang Clan

Wu-Tang Clan Forever: How The ’90s Supergroup Became The Hip-Hop Reference Of 2023

Half Of A Yellow Sun Service95 Book Club Augut Book of the Month

Announcing August’s Monthly Read... Half Of A Yellow Sun 

Books that feature the Igbo Language

“Why We Centre Igbo Culture And Language In Our Writing” 

The Good Buys 078: Vyrao Incense Bundle, Pentire non-alcoholic spritz, Gunia Project Plate

The Good Buys – #078

Illustrated portrait of Amanda Feilding

Amanda Feilding Talks Staying Safe On Psychedelics   

Author Elif Shafak

The Way I Work... Elif Shafak

The Way I Work... Ashish Gupta

Post-Colonial Nigeria And The Biafran War

Single covers from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's playlist

Playlist: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Nigerian Highlife

Portest imagery, Book cover Flowers of Fire by Hawaawon Jung, Korean film and tv stills featuring Han Gong Ju, Miss Baek, Moonlight Winter, Queen Maker and The Bacchus Lady

With Flowers Of Fire, Hawon Jung Tells A Story Of South Korean Feminist Rebellion 

Dua Lipa dancing at night

Sounds Like Summer 

Women running into the sea

The Growing Movement And Sisterhood Of Women Without Kids 

The Good Buys 077: Timeless Pearly earrings, Adwoa Beauty hair hask, Adidas X Wales Bonner trainers

The Good Buys – #077

Wondering People artworks: Portrait of Isabella Rothman and Sophie Merrell, founders of Wondering People Art platform, images of artwork

Wondering People: The Digital Platform Making Art Accessible 

Sasha Velour drag artist illustrated portrait

Sasha Velour’s Tips For Getting Into Drag 

Women protesting about book bannings and censorship

The Rise Of Literary Censorship: “To Ban A Book Is To Banish An Idea”

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Recommended Reading List

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Recommended Reading List

BTS Stills and images of designer Victoria Ruiz work

Meet The Surrealist Artist Telling Latin American Stories Through Costume

Installation images of Moki Cherry Exhibition at the ICA, London

Psychedelic Tapestries And Organic Music – Inside The Moki Cherry Retrospective

Min JIn Lee Author Q&A

Min Jin Lee Author Q&A

Person holding placard in Writer's Guild of America strike

“We Just Want To Work And Be Paid Fairly For It” – A Guide To The Hollywood Writer’s Strike 

Black and white photo girl playing football in skirt

Raising The Game For Women’s Sport 

Women's World Cup Guide: a fashion model in a soccer net

Your FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Starter Pack  

The Good Buys 076: The Tartan Blanket Co. Picnic Blanket, Sunny Life Beach Umbrella and Business and Pleasure Co. Cooler Bag

The Good Buys – #076

A topless female body, bound in velvet ribbons

What Does It Mean For Body Positivity Now Thin Is ‘In’? 

Black Venus exhibition images

This One Thing... Black Venus 

Illustrated portrait of Penn Badgley

5 Brooklyn Hotspots To Visit 

Artist Nathaniel Mary Quinn in his studio

The Way I Work... Nathaniel Mary Quinn  

Dua Lipa summer beauty: image of Dua wearing a white crochet top

5 Summer Beauty Products In My Bag Right Now 

Portrait of journalist and writer Yomi Adegoke

“What Happens When Online Activism, Anonymity, Influencer Culture And Self-Commodification Collide?”

The Good Buys 075: Good Squish scrunchie, Tina Barney The Beginning book, Polspotten wineglasses set

The Good Buys – #075

Anthurium flower on the Loewe spring/summer 2023 catwalk

Why The Anthurium Is Fashion’s Favourite Flower  

Illustrated portrait of Jennie from BLACKPINK by Sam Kerr

Jennie’s 5 Things To Do On A Weekend In Seoul 

Studio Ghibli Theme Park illustrations

Ghibli Park Is A Playful Work In Progress 

Dua Lipa Interviewing Douglas Stuart for Service95's Book Club

Douglas Stuart Author Q&A

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Min Jin Lee Explains The Game Of Pachinko

Min Jin Lee reading list - books artwork

Min Jin Lee’s Recommended Reading List

Min Jin Lee Pachinko sisterhood playlist - album artwork

Playlist: Min Jin Lee’s Sounds Of Sisterhood

Dua Lipa Service95 Book Club Book of the Month July pick Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Announcing July’s Monthly Read: Pachinko 

Min Jin Lee Pachinko essay: images of Pachinko parlours in Japan throughout history

Min Jin Lee: “Pachinko Became An Organising Metaphor For My Story” 

The Good Buys 074: P.Volve Fitness Band, Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask, Astrid and Mayu amazonite necklaces

The Good Buys – #074

Illustrated portrait of Esther Perel, Dua Lipa At Your Service podcast guest

Esther Perel’s 5 Questions To Ask On A Date 

Portrait of homeware designer Gergei Erdei

The Way I Work... Gergei Erdei 

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Min Jin Lee On Writing Pachinko

Dua Lipa: At Your Service Podcast Season 3 artwork

Dua Lipa: At Your Service Is Back!   

The Good Buys 073: Paravel weekend bag, Windrush 75 commemorative stamps, Otiumberg X Laura Fantacci gold Vera hoops

The Good Buys – #073

Illustrated portrait of YouTube star Amelia Dimoldenberg

Amelia Dimoldenberg’s 5 Dream Chicken Shop Date Guests 

Portrait of Iranian-American poet Sharif Solmaz

Iranian-American Poet Solmaz Sharif On The “Revolutionary Possibility Of Writing” 

Keeping Face podcast artwork

This One Thing... Keeping Face Podcast 

Illustrated portrait of author Douglas Stuart

Listen Now – Dua Lipa: At Your Service Bonus Podcast Episode

Images from the 2023 Prishtina Pride March

Pride In Kosovo  

Portraits of Kosovan LGBTQ+ activists

The LGBTQIA+ Activists Creating Safe Spaces For The Queer Community In Kosovo 

The Good Buys 072: Garnier Micellar Water, Mac Viva Glam lipstick, Boy Smells Kush Room Spray

The Good Buys – #072

The Trash Walker, AKA Anna Sacks searching through rubbish on the streets of New York

#DonateDontDump: The ‘Trash Walker’ Campaigning Against Excess Waste

Portrait of designer Anissa Kermiche

The Way I Work... Anissa Kermiche 

The pyramid stage at Glastonbury festival

Who’s Going To Glastonbury? 

Image of woman dancing

The Social And Political Power Of Dancing 

The Good Buys 071: Conserving Beauty InstaMelt Wipes,, Justine Clenquet necklace, Assouline Ibiza candle

The Good Buys – #071

Douglas Stuart’s Recommended Reading List

Portrait of artist Sahara Longe in her Brixton studio

The Way I Work... Sahara Longe 

Book recommendations from Dua Lipa visit to Downview Prison: Black and British, The Mercies, The Hate U Give, Desert Flower, Dance By The Canal

Unlocking The Joy Of Reading 

Curtis Sittenfeld book Romantic Comedy

“Isn’t Writing Supposed To Be Harder Than This?” – Curtis Sittenfeld On Having Fun With Her New Novel 

The Good Buys 070: Amp fitness bars, Beauty Pie Bath And Shower Oil, Seletti belt bag

The Good Buys – #070

AI fashion photography by Malik Afegbua, Slick City

The Nigerian Filmmaker Using AI To Fight Ageism In The Fashion Industry

Image of a woman with a child in front of a derelict building in Glasgow

The World Of Shuggie Bain: Life In 1980s Glasgow

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Dua Lipa Visits Downview Women’s Prison With Books Unlocked

The Hay Festival 2023 line-up of speakers

The Festival For Book Lovers 

Black and white image of writer Susan Sontag at a typewriter

Exclusive Excerpt From Susan Sontag’s New Essay Collection, On Women  

The Good Buys 069: Hunza G swimsuit, Ultra Violette SPF50, Muuñ beach bag

The Good Buys – #069

Artist Binta Diaw installations Dïà s p o r a, Chorus Of Soil and Uati's Wisdom

“Instruments Of Resistance And Vindication” – The Powerful Work Of Senegalese-Italian Artist Binta Diaw

Portrait of Laila Gohar

The Way I Work... Laila Gohar 

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Douglas Stuart: How The Real Writing Is Often In The Re-Writing

Divided by Dr Annabel Sowemimo book on decolonisation in healthcare

Why We Need To Decolonise Our Healthcare Systems 

Portrait of Dua Lipa and Rosie Viva

Living With Bipolar 

Portrait of model and presenter Rosie Viva

“Showing The Highs On Camera Was So Freeing” – Model And Activist Rosie Viva On Her Bipolar Documentary

The Good Buys 068: Jimmy Choo Sunglasses, Slip silk pillowcase, Aēsop Hand Balm

The Good Buys – #068

Best Vintage Shops In NYC: image of New York fashion street style

The 5 Best Vintage Stores In New York City  

Dua Lipa at the 2023 Met Gala wearing vintage Chanel Bridalwear

Celebrating Fashion’s Greats

Image of book cover The Five Sorrowful Mysteries Of Andy Africa by Stephen Buoro

“It’s The Most Eviscerating Thing I’ve Ever Written” – Stephen Buoro On His Acclaimed New Novel

The Good Buys 067: Tala, Carbon Theory, Aurélie Bidermann

The Good Buys – #067

Image of model lying on a bed wearing underwear

Why We Need To Talk About Underwear

Stills from Anime films and TV series, including Astro Boy, Dragon Ball, Sailor Moon, Digimon, One Piece, Howl’s Moving Castle, Demon Slayer and Nintama Rantarō. Interior of Tokyo anime bookshop Mandarake

In Praise Of Anime

Playlist: The Sounds Of Shuggie Bain’s Glasgow

Service95 Book Club announcement graphic

For The Love Of Books 

Archive image of young boy in Glasgow blowing bubblegum in the deserted street

Douglas Stuart On The Powerful Images That Inspired Shuggie Bain 

The Good Buys 066: Commodity, Byredo, Maison Margiela

The Good Buys – #066

World's Best Libraries: Stuttgart City Library, Alamy; Beitou Public Library, Alamy; Phoebe Lovatt’s Public Library; Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading; Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Shutterstock; The British Library, Shutterstock; The Morgan Library, Alamy; Woollahra Library, Alamy

The Resurgence Of The Library   

Love Jihad Explainer: protests in India against the movement

The ‘Love Jihad’ Conspiracy Theory: An Explainer   

Adaptive fashion designer Chamiah Dewey and models wearing clothing by her brand

The British Designer Putting Adaptive Fashion On The Catwalk 

The Good Buys 065: Not Another Bill yoga strap, Ethical Silk Company pyjamas, Merit Beauty blush

The Good Buys – #065

Organic Winemakers To Know: Dua Lipa's wine tasting trip to Catalonia

Tasting Notes 

Black female sommeliers: illustration by Tatjana Junker

The New Tastemakers: How Black Women Are Changing The Wine Industry

LA food tour: Badmaash; Damian, For The Win; Gjelina, Go’s Mart Sushi Bar

A Foodie Tour Of LA 

The Good Buys 064: Arbala, JW Anderson X Uniqlo, Dr.Jart+

The Good Buys – Issue #064

Gal-dem founder and author Liv Little

Life After Gal-Dem: What Liv Little Did Next  

Sound artist Christine Sun Kim

The Shape Of Sound: How Christine Sun Kim Is Reimagining Sign Language As Art  

Best Music Festivals: Glastonbury, Roskilde, Montreux Jazz Festival, Rock In Rio, Lollapalooza

Festival Season Is Here 

Author Max Porter's new novel Shy

“It Felt Like A Fever” – Author Max Porter On Creating His New Novel Shy 

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The Good Buys – Issue #063

Frieze Exhibition Manifold: images of artwork

This One Thing... The Inspiration Behind Frieze Show Manifold  

Stephanie H Shih ceramic art

The Reflective, Playful Art Of Stephanie H Shih  

Theatre posters for stage productions of A Little Life, Julia ⓒ Prudence Upton; Angels In America, Hamilton, A Strange Loop and Here Lies Love

The World’s A Stage 

Portrait of Andy Warhol, images of textile prints designed by Warhol, installation of the Andy Warhol: The Textiles Exhibition at the Fashion And Textiles Museum, London

Warhol’s Textiles: A Portrait Of The Artist Pre-Pop 

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The Good Buys – Issue #062

What to do in Goa, India. Beach destinations, shops and restaurants

My Hometown: Anjali Mody’s Goa