Fashion Friday: The Statement Necklace

September 12, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change


A stunning statement necklace (and by “statement necklace” we mean oversize, decadent, and unmistakeable) can add an instant zsa zsa zsu to an ensemble and re-energize even the simplest of day or evening outfit. It can also provide the most elegant finishing touch.

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Fashion Friday: Colleen Caslin’s ‘Ageless Style’ on 1010ParkPlace

August 29, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

Colleen Caslin

If you’re like us, you’re tired of seeing clothes and magazines that don’t reflect the women we see in the mirror: smart, accomplished, grown-up. 1010ParkPlace, founded by entrepreneur Brenda Coffee, is out to counter these kinds of misrepresentations with the understanding that a woman’s style continues to evolve as she does. This week the site beautifully profiled “Women’s Voices for Change” board member Colleen Caslin, COO of Verdura fine jewelry.

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Fashion Friday: Favorite Summer Indulgences from Susan Sokol

August 22, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change


As we wrap up summer, we asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with 10 Sweet Indulgences for the season. This week our invitation went to Susan Sokol—a renowned leader in the global fashion industry.

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Fashion Notes: Trending This Week on the Fashion Blogs

August 1, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change


Here’s what’s making our hit list as we comb through the mash-up of fashion blogs and trending-this-week articles to find what’s fashionable, stylish, and—more importantly—of substance.

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Fashion Friday: Five Fashion Women Of Note

March 28, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change


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

Jessi Arrington

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


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

Sports Illustrated

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


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


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


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


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


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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