Fashion Friday: Five Fashion Women Of Note

March 28, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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This week, we share with you five incredible memoirs and biographies of fashion women of note whom we admire. There are many lessons to be gleaned from the way they lived their lives, both in and beyond the world of fashion.

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Fashion Friday: 5 Innovative TED Talks on Fashion

March 21, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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In the spirit of TED, for this week’s Fashion Friday we’ve curated five innovative TED Talks that center on style and fashion.

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Fashion Friday: Spring Reading

March 14, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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From the artistic creations of Elie Saab, Oscar de la Renta, and Carolina Herrera to the classic homage to the little black dress, we’ve got your spring fashion reading covered.

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The ‘Sports Illustrated’ Swimsuit Issue: Lewd in the Library

March 3, 2014 by Roz Warren

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By Roz Warren

The ‘Sports Illustrated’ swimsuit issue just came out, and all over America, librarians are flipping through its pages and rolling their eyes.

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Verdura: Romancing with Stones

February 7, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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This Valentine’s Day, glamour lives on at Verdura in its jewelry designs inspired by the world’s greatest love stories. These gems were designed decades ago as love-tokens for the illustrious.

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Changing Clothes In Public: The Right Dress For A Perfect Party

July 22, 2013 by Patricia Allen

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By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

We had scheduled more than enough time to arrive early for a change of clothes but then a small town summer parade upended our careful timing, forcing us to take a forty-five minute detour along winding and narrow back roads. I have been in this situation many times before. Socially, I am often just a bit off in time. So, I have learned to be resourceful.

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Selling Soap, Dove Whispers, ‘You’re Fair and Skinny Just the Way You Are’

April 19, 2013 by Chris Lombardi

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Dove’s new “real beauty” ad campaign, using “forensic sketches,” aims to reassure you that “You’re not as fat/freckled/old as you think.”

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Esquire Editor Flap: What’s Worse Than Pandering to the Male Gaze?

March 28, 2013 by Chris Lombardi

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The objectification of women in men’s magazines infuriates us—but how about looking critically at magazines supposedly meant for the female gaze?

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Great Date

January 10, 2013 by Agnes Krup

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Yes, there were dates over those ten years, some of them better than others, and some of them even making my heart beat a bit faster. But never, in all these years, did I put on Great Date. There was always a hesitation, a doubt, the fear of wasting my favorite (and discontinued!) lipstick on something that would not be worth it in the end.

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Fashion Friday: The Late, Great Diana Vreeland—from Ugly Duckling to Empress of Style

October 19, 2012 by Alexandra MacAaron

The late, great Diana Vreeland devoted her youth to reinventing herself—and her life—to redefine how the world sees beauty. While she may not have become a swan, she became something much more opulent and grand. A peacock, perhaps.

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2012 Emmys Live-Blog Wrapup, From the Red Carpet to the Last Statuette

September 24, 2012 by Women's Voices For Change

In which we remember the highlights of the 2012 Emmy Awards—and, thanks to our intrepid group of live bloggers, the moments less elevated.

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Fashion Friday: Summer-Weekend Favorites from Elizabeth Dalling

August 31, 2012 by Women's Voices For Change

Elizabeth Dalling is the CEO of the celebrity talent firm Special Artists Agency. One of her favorite sayings is, “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” And work hard she does. We also learn that her best Summer-Weekend Favorites include the colors pink and white, and lots of Prada!

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Women of Reinvention: Cherokee Black, Transforming with Grace

August 30, 2012 by Women's Voices For Change

For some women, reinventing themselves is about survival; for others, it’s about new beginnings. For Cherokee Black, a former model who left the industry to take care of an ill sister and is now returning decades later, reinvention is “a regular occurrence” in her life. For her, “reinvention” means “to transform with grace.”

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Wednesday 5: Oscar-worthy Films for Fall; Women of Instagram; and No Mirrors for a Month?

August 29, 2012 by Women's Voices For Change

Oscar-worthy films for the fall; women journalists in war zones; Instagramming your world; Women’s Equality Day; and an experiment in avoiding mirrors for a month.

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Fashion Friday: Ten Summer Indulgences from Pamela Fiori

August 24, 2012 by Women's Voices For Change

From editor/author Pamela Fiori, summer entertaining tips, favorite summer reading, and three TV series she finds more appealing than the current crop of summer movies.

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