Afterthought

Women, Their Bodies and Sexual Images in Media

I visited a news site to read an article on a business-related topic, and I noticed the ads on the sidebar for other sites and articles kept to a similar theme. Each of the eight articles was about a female celebrity, and seven of them were click-baiting with sex. The bait was linguistic, in terms like “confession,” “strips,” or “heats up”; or…

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The Swimsuit Rant

Is there anyone who likes shopping for bathing suits? Summer rolls around and everyone starts thinking about all the ab crunches they didn’t do all winter (guilty) plus all the holiday excesses that turned into midwinter cheer snacks and late winter exhaustion power naps (very guilty). Not to mention the convenience food, because we’re all super busy all the time.…

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Fashion and FLOTUS, Cost and Criticism

Designer Michael Kors said that although Melania Trump is a client of his brand’s New York outlet, he did not dress the first lady for the presidential joint address to Congress, according to The Huffington Post. The news site also reported that Trump’s outfit for the event, a matching black skirt and jacket embellished with sequins, which she accessorized with…

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Did We Really See Body Diversity?

Talk of diversity, especially body diversity, surrounded New York Fashion Week this year, both in the approach and the process. Models banded together with the National Eating Disorders Association and the Model Alliance to call for better working conditions and diverse casting, saying they would use the power of their numbers to highlight and honor designers who paid attention. Diversity…

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