fashion

Rubble, Religion, Feminism, and Fashion: Art in the Islamic World

In keeping with the art theme from yesterday's post, here are a few artsy ladies who are creating a scene of their own in the Islamic world.   Read more »

Individualism Is Not Enough

After years of a successful law career left Nigerian Temituokpe Esisi frustrated at her country’s stagnant economy, she decided to switch careers to help empower other women by starting her own tailoring and fashion design business, Tuopsy’s Enterprises, that would not only employ... Read more »

Runway Robot Debuts Old Stereotypes

There’s a new brand of supermodel in town, and, good news for the fashion industry, hunger-fuelled temper tantrums aren’t part of her coding. It’s the HRP-4C fembot, who... Read more »

French Elle Goes Au Naturel

While the April Issue of French Vogue features a somewhat creepy spread of model Lily Donaldson equipped with a pretend pregnancy, baby doll, and high-fashion look, this... Read more »

Bizarre Intersection of Pregnancy, Sexualization, and Infantilization

Ah, where to begin? The April issue of French Vogue features British model Lily Donaldson in a photo spread that nearly robs me of words. With a psuedo-pregnancy going on, Donaldson is shot smoking, tossing a baby doll, and engaging in other (not so) motherly behaviors, often appearing quite... Read more »

Fat Activism Gone Right... or Wrong?

What do Beth Ditto, Club Bounce, and "More to Love" have in common? Fierce and fabulous fatness, of course! Read more »

AA Strikes Again: "Legalize Gay" Shirts

While I've made my feelings about American Apparel clear in the past, they certainly are making themselves into a moving target. Picking up the slack left behind by... Read more »

Wearing Your Feminism On Your Sleeve

It's like Christmas morning in the Bitch Magazine office! Today we received an amazing Audre Lorde shirt and press kit from the indie clothing line KM Stitchery (all contained in a... Read more »

American Apparel Answers Back

I'm the type of person who likes to think of themselves as flying under the radar. So you can imagine my surprise when I woke up yesterday to find an email from American Apparel in reference to my blog post from Wednesday. I'll include... Read more »

Imitation Is The Sincerest Form Of Disgust

Today started, like so many others, with criticism of a new American Apparel ad sweeping the feminist blogosphere.    However... Read more »

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