Molly Fisk: Glass Houses

April 30, 2016 by Molly Fisk


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


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


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


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


‘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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Molly Fisk: Proximity and Distance

April 16, 2016 by Molly Fisk


This week I’ve been thinking about proximity and distance. When you’re a poet you get to do this sort of thing and actually admit it to people — thinking is part of your job description, and the odder the subject matter, the better.

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What is Fashion’s Role in Cultural Diplomacy?

April 15, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


The fashion industry is moving towards countering censorship by embracing the “modest” aesthetics of Muslim women.

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The Wednesday Five: Women and the World of Chefs

April 13, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


In this week’s Wednesday Five: one woman makes ‘Food & Wine’ 2016 best new chef list; executive chefs and the gender gap; women chefs and the lack of equal pay; a chef’s first person narrative on when her male assistant made more money than her; and food star Sara Moulton is still cooking and teaching after her Julia Child days.

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Molly Fisk: Poetry Is All Yours

April 9, 2016 by Molly Fisk


Poetry gives us permission. It reminds us that we are loved and we are human.

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Spring Trend: Fifty Shades of Red

April 8, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


The runways last fall prepped us for what would be trending for the spring season. Surprisingly, but quite provocatively, abundant shades of red – considered more of a summer/fall color — showed up in designer collections. Although it’s not a predictable spring hue, a pop of red never disappoints to illuminate and make any outfit vibrant.

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Roz Warren: Damn! It’s a Low-Salt Life for Us

April 4, 2016 by Roz Warren


By Roz Warren

Pouring salt on my food is one of the cornerstones of my identity. “Would you like some soup with your salt?” my brother-in-law will joke, watching me rain salt into his delicious homemade fish chowder.

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Molly Fisk: It’s Curtains

April 2, 2016 by Molly Fisk

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It’s probably time to confess I have a few long-standing addictions, and one of them is to ironing. I need to iron something at least once a decade or I don’t seem to be able to function.

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Five Women Jewelry Designers Of Note

April 1, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


We’re inspired by the talented women designers who ignite our jewelry wishlists with innovative and stunning designs. Here are five women who honor craftsmanship, a passion for color, and a belief in jewelry that is timeless.

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‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2:’ The Sequel We Didn’t Know We Were Waiting For

March 29, 2016 by Alexandra MacAaron


By Alexandra MacAaron

Virtually every single character from ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ is back. And the familiar cast appears to be having a wonderful time.

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The Bright Side: What—Me Worry?

March 28, 2016 by C.A. Martin


By Cecilia Martin

The capacity for healthy denial is part of what terrorists target when they attack. They provoke the fear—a fear we all know is somewhat true—that anything can happen, anytime, anywhere.

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