Editorial — #feminism

The Year of the Coat

#fashion #feminism #politics

Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.  -Coco Chanel Everything old in political fashion is new again - or so the internet would have us all believe thanks most recently to the largely victorious buzz-turned-roar of a rust red coat donned by Nancy Pelosi. This week Pelosi, along with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, dared to attend a meeting with the President in order to get a legislative leg up on what is sure to be a...

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The Feminism of Black Clothing

#black #fashion #feminism #goth

“Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy — but mysterious. But above all black says this: I don't bother you – don't bother me” – Yohji Yamamoto As early as fifth grade, myself and the other girls in school were made painfully aware of the pitfalls of our own bodies. What were up to that point run of the mill, boring activities like walking home from school or going to a diner became unnerving anxiety trials that we tried to complete as quickly as possible, before being noticed. A car driven by a...

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