Cover Photo: An image of Eddy from Absolutely Fabulous
Promotional image via Saunders & French Productions/BBC

Lessons in Fashion and Fatness from ‘Absolutely Fabulous’

Absolutely Fabulous celebrated outlandish women behaving badly, usually in outlandish, high-end clothes.

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Julia Sirmons writes about style and excess in film, television and performance. She has also written extensively about crime fiction. Her work has appeared in Slate, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Bright Wall/Dark Room, and Crooked Marquee, among others. She has a PhD in Theatre and Performance from Columbia University.