Walking into NYC’s flagship Bulletin store on Broadway and 17th street, you are inundated with vibrant yellows and pinks, edgy fashion, and cute trinkets. But these are not just any pieces of trendy clothing and accessories, they brandish feminist slogans and liberal jargon across them. The store holds denim jackets with “the future is… Continue reading The Commodification of Social Justice
From a young age I always loved clothes and fashion. Where I got the gene is beyond me, as I was always more stylish than anyone in my family. My mom called me her “little fashionista.” She consulted me over what shoes to wear with a dress more times than I can remember. As much… Continue reading Why I Don’t Read Fashion Magazines
The other day I was walking back from dinner and talking to a few friends. I don’t remember exactly how we got to the topic, but we were discussing how long we wanted to live and when is a good time to die. Then somehow food got tied into it. My friend said she would… Continue reading Blog, Body Positivity, and Beyond
Thighs. Where to even begin. Such a simple body part thrown so out of proportion in importance. Shelley Lask put it better than I ever could: “When our cultural messages are so strong that even people with a list of achievements that would blow your mind feel embarrassed about their thighs, something is very wrong…”… Continue reading High Thive!