fashion

Marimacho Seeks Hunky Heartbreakers!

The super stylish folks at Marimacho—the masculine clothing line for cis women and transmasculine bodies—are launching a new Tumblr! To kick things off, they’re hosting a... Read more »

Bibliobitch: Modelland

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be sent to a nonsensical, exclusive modeling school where girls acquire magical powers that allow them to convince people to buy useless products? Me neither. But Tyra Banks has. Read more »

Mom & Pop Culture: Drowning in the Fountain Of Youth

Dressing up and pretending to be an adult is a natural part of childhood. Adults (just like fairies, kings, or queens) hold a bit of allure and enticement for young kids, making it a treat to pretend to be them for a while. Yet, in today’s consumer-driven culture, the notion of “aging up”... Read more »

In the Frame: I'm As Free As My Hair

Lady Gaga sang that she was as free as her hair, and she has been spotted in a dress that appears to have been made from her leftover wigs. It’s certainly a talking point, especially in light of her song lyrics which associate freedom with the choice of how you wear your locks. She’s... Read more »

Isn't He Lovely: Androgyny Is So Haute Right Now

Pejic distances himself from queries about gender and sexual identity. When speaking to New York, he referred to his androgynous beauty as “the situation,” (which is a “situation” far preferable to Mike Sorrentino’s six pack, yes?) and clearly is more focused on climbing the... Read more »

Isn’t He Lovely: Do These Blue Jeans Make My Butt Look Gay?

The type of jeans a man slips on nevertheless seems to say a lot about how he projects his masculinity and sexuality. Read more »

American Apparel's Next XL Top Model

Nancy’s tumblr (called extra wiggle room in response to AA’s message to women who “need a little extra wiggle room where it counts”) is full of photos of her posing in various levels of dress with various levels of dressing... Read more »

On Our Radar

Great links to keep you busy this weekend! The Rotund reports on Fat Ladies in Spaaaaaaaaace: A Body Positive Coloring Book. Someone get this for me please! Leticia St. Remy at Xhibit P compares the... Read more »

In Defense of the L'Or

If we already know advertisements are digitally altered, why do we have to get rid of them? Simple answer: Because humans are beautiful and it’s time they know so. Read more »

Murder, She Blogged: Class and Fashion in Miss Marple

As well as showcasing the quintessential Spinster Detective, the Miss Marple adaptations have plenty to say about England’s shifting class structures in the decades after World War II and women’s changing roles. It’s all played out in microcosm in the fictional village of St Mary... Read more »

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