via The Monochrome Experience: Never Go Out Of Style I’m pressing this partly for the compelling photographs but also for the photographer’s thought-provoking commentary. Fashion has always been something I’ve had an ambivalent relationship with. When in India I felt that the street vendors, in their torn, grimy clothes looked waaaay cooler than relatively weatlhy… Read More The Monochrome Experience: Never Go Out Of Style
I asked myself, “How can you dress one way in one place and a different way in another?” To have one identity at “home” and another one when I was away felt off. It felt contradictory. Source: I Learned Who I Am in the Greek Islands – Chanukah & Kislev Opinion: The lady in question… Read More I Learned Who I Am in the Greek Islands – Chanukah & Kislev | + Opinion
Halima Aden, the first Muslim model to wear a hijab and burkini on the cover of the swimsuit edition of the Sports Illustrated. Yu Tsai Kayla Renée Wheeler, Grand Valley State University Media reports have celebrated Halima Aden becoming the first woman to be featured in the Sports Illustrated annual swimsuit edition wearing a hijab… Read More The black Muslim female fashion trailblazers who came before model Halima Aden
In the mainstream, gender bending still only goes one way. Source: Why Most Women Wear Pants But Most Men Don’t Wear Dresses – Racked
The name Medusa is so well known one might think she originated in a Marvel comic book. Pop star Annie Lennox (of Eurythmics fame) called her second solo album Medusa, probably because Medusa has evolved into a symbol for women standing up to untold centuries of patriarchy. In ancient Greek and Roman myth, Medusa is a… Read More Medusa – Uncovering the mask of power
It was once considered a bible for women and the original publication for sex advice. Source: Cosmopolitan magazine axed: Original ‘female bible’ for sex advice to close – NZ Herald
Through the Freudian lens, Masochism is a sexual perversion in which a person becomes sexually aroused and is gratified by pain inflicted by another person.¹ This activity was once entirely underground but a Canadian TV documentary aired in the new millennium² illustrated how some people believe they are doing nothing wrong by spanking or being spanked… Read More Masochism – The illegal “alternative”?
The Utah teenager was not expecting the wave of Twitter attacks in response to her prom choice — a traditional Chinese dress known as a cheongsam or qipao. PROM pic.twitter.com/gsJ0LtsCmP — Keziah (@daumkeziah) April 22, 2018 Source: ‘It’s just a dress’: Teen’s Chinese prom attire stirs cultural appropriation debate