Libby Fitzgerald Reinvents the Modern Espadrille

May 27, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Libby Fitzgerald and her innovative take in designing the modern espadrille is proof that necessity breeds invention. And in her case, reinvention!

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The World According to Weber: How the Crazy Summer Dress Code Saved my Psyche

May 27, 2016 by Nancy Weber

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You can Google a lot of blah blah about why we mustn’t wear this or that before Memorial Day. My mother knew better.

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Molly Fisk: Creativity

May 21, 2016 by Molly Fisk

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One of the things that happens when you’re a poet is that people come up to you at silent auctions and board meetings, or in line at the movies — anywhere you might be standing around — and ask you strange questions about your work. The questions themselves are sort of incoherent, and not that important, it’s what’s behind them that’s interesting.

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Is Fashion Modern?

May 20, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Earlier this week, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York invited a dynamic list key of designers, curators, critics, scholars, activists, and entrepreneurs to debate a singular idea: Is Fashion Modern? It might seem like an obvious answer — “Yes!” But the real answer is: “It’s Complicated!”

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Time for Travel and Contemplation: Discovering Cartagena—a Photo Essay

May 18, 2016 by Alice Pettway

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By Alice Pettway

Cartagena’s old city has been lovingly restored. Brilliant flowers cascade down walls that echo their colors. And just when you think the scene couldn’t be more stunning, the sun begins to set, throwing its warm light along the cobblestone streets.

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Molly Fisk: Misquoted

May 14, 2016 by Molly Fisk

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I didn’t realize how quickly my words could be turned in directions I wasn’t intending them to go.

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Power and Fashion in ‘The Good Wife’

May 13, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

"Verdict" -- As Peter's trial begins, Alicia works desperately to keep her husband from returning to jail. Also, Diane and Lucca move aggressively to expand the law firm, but face serious opposition from David Lee, on THE GOOD WIFE, Sunday, May 1 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured   Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick Photo: Jeff Neumann/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Much has been written about the final episode of CBS’ “The Good Wife.” And an equal amount of time and analysis have been dedicated to the show’s fashion choices, which have functioned as their own performance of larger messages, symbols, and ideas about women and power.

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Spring Jaunt: Philly Off the Hook

May 10, 2016 by Stacia Friedman

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By Stacia Friedman

Here’s an insider’s guide designed to entice you to keep on exploring this captivating city after you’ve paid your respects to the iconic buildings on Independence Square.

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Molly Fisk: Starting Over

May 7, 2016 by Molly Fisk

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Starting over has had other benefits — reminding me what it’s like to know nothing, not even what questions to ask.

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Fashionable Finds for Mother’s Day

May 6, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Let’s quash the “mom jeans” stereotype for good with these fashionable finds for the stylish mothers, grandmothers and great grandmothers in your life.

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Molly Fisk: Glass Houses

April 30, 2016 by Molly Fisk

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Humans are made up mostly of water, stardust, and self-involvement. Our main lifetime recreation is making mistakes. Even if you’ve never once done anything wrong — and pardon me while I raise an eyebrow — it really is tempting Fate to cast the first stone.

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Fashion & Technology: The Best Fashion Apps

April 29, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Being smart about your Fashion App game goes beyond Instagram and Pinterest. Here are some of the savviest fashion apps for both the techies and the style-conscious.

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The Burqa: Tool of Oppression? (In the News)

April 26, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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How do Muslim women feel about the burqa—the garment that former French President Nicholas Sarkozy called “a sign of enslavement and debasement”?

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Molly Fisk: Younger Friends

April 23, 2016 by Molly Fisk

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I like the energy of people young enough to be my children, which I don’t get anywhere else, since I don’t have kids of my own. There’s so much fun stuff going on in the world that this age group is interested in and I know nothing about.

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New Fashion Films for Your Must-Watch List

April 22, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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‘The First Monday in May’ (released April 15 and in theaters now ) takes a candid look at the the MET Costume Institute’s preparations for last year’s ambitious exhibition ‘China: Though the Looking Glass’ and its gala.

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