maneskin eurovision
Culture / Society

These are the hidden messages behind some of Eurovision's best fashion looks

By Sophie Axon

Sweden's Eurovision competitor for 2022, Cornelia Jakobs. Photo: Nathan Reinds

When the Eurovision Song Contest airs each year in May, Europe hums in unison to a masquerade of silvery melodies. Over 180 million viewers tune in worldwide to watch as 26 countries showcase the best of their music, and as they compete for the win, Eurovision is placed on a pedestal of musical influence. But despite being labelled a “song contest”, it’s not only the music that takes centre stage. Here we investigate