fashion

Sunday Best: The Beauty and Timelessness of Black Adornment Rituals

Fashion rituals are a set of acts, an unwritten code of survival, that are passed down from generation to generation. 

Popaganda: Glamour beyond Capitalism

Confronting and rejecting the cultural messages that assign value to our bodies based on wealth and status can be revolutionary acts of reclamation—and help feminists redefine “glamour. Read more »

Sustainable Influencers and the Problem with Trendy Environmentalism

Not everyone can afford to go vegan or spend hundreds of dollars on ethically made clothes—and they shouldn’t have to. Read more »

Popaganda: How to Lipstick It to the Man

Lipstick Lobby burst onto the scene in 2017 with a unique mission: to manufacture lipsticks that looked good and do good, too. Read more »

Popaganda: Class War, but Make It Fashion

Fashion is fueling the marginalization, abuse, and exploitation of some of the world’s most vulnerable women. Read more »

We’re Here, We’re Sheer: Cora Harrington’s Lingerie Revolution

The power of lingerie, and of intimates, is that you can express yourself underneath what you have to wear. Read more »

When Richard Met Donyale: The Duo That Challenged High Fashion’s White Lens

When Donyale Luna and Richard Avedon began their collaboration, glamour was still a race-evasive code for whiteness. Read more »

Retrofitted: The Community Preserving Vintage Style, Not Vintage Values

For many members of the vintage community, living in the actual past would mean living in a time of increased oppression. Read more »

Beyoncé Wrapped Capitalism in Orange Boxes and Called It Empowerment

Many people no longer consider wealth the gateway to freedom and power for Black people. Read more »

Popaganda: Inside Michele Pred’s Feminist Artist Studio

Pred has spent the last few years transforming vintage purses into political statements. Read more »

Popaganda: Climate Anxiety, but Make It Fashion

Building a fashion economy where the environment and the workers along the supply chain are treated with respect is possible. Read more »

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