Tag Archives: style

Glamour belongs to anyone who chooses it

“Classic beauty” is bullshit. Glamour is a choice: It belongs to and suits anyone who wants it. It is not required of anyone or forbidden to anyone. Humanity is a constant; gender is a construct; femme is a choice. Beauty … Continue reading

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That word: I do not think it means what you think it means

Awww, bless this restaurant PR/menu writer’s heart: “The dining area has a quaint speakeasy vibe that host a small window, allowing guests an opportunity to peek into the kitchen to see Executive Chef [X] work his culinary magistry.” There are … Continue reading

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Gender non-conforming, and damn natty about it

I love this story, which highlights a terrific example of social progress, entrepreneurial ingenuity and capitalism all holding hands and marching together toward success. This is so instructive: “Many gender non-conforming people don’t experience themselves as having been born into … Continue reading

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What’s the big deal about Isabella Blow?

Obscure and unknown to most the world, one of the most influential and inspiring figures in turn-of-millennium fashion was a Brit named Isabella Blow. There are few genuinely original and unique people in this world, but she was unquestionably sui … Continue reading

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Fashion pioneer and her Fashion Fair

Let us discuss today Eunice Johnson, whose story is important for all students of history — American, African-American, feminist, fashion, or political.

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