The Not-So-Itsy-Bitsy Swimwear That Is Causing an Uproar (In the News)

August 31, 2016 by Carla Baranauckas

Known as the burkini, this swimsuit is favored by some Muslim women who choose to wear clothing that covers their bodies when they go out in public.

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Marion Fasel: Fashion and Reinvention in the Jewelry World

August 26, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Reinvention has been about changing mediums from writing books and working for print magazines to being a publisher of my own website TheAdventurine.com. The essence of what I do now is the same, write about jewelry, but being in charge of the publication in the digital space is the reinvention.

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Women Athletes — and What They Wear?

August 19, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

Over the course of the past two weeks at the Olympic Games in Rio, the division in the way our global media culture reports on men and women athletes has received both praise and critique. When it comes to what our women champions are wearing, aka Olympic Fashion, as they compete, the divide cannot be any clearer.

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Fashion Friday: Kaftan Style

August 12, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Elegant, flowing, luxurious, comfortable, chic, bohemian, glamorous, breezy, and freeing — these are just some of the words to describe the aesthetic and allure of this long printed cotton or silk dress.

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Fashion Friday: The Little Red Dress

August 5, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Nothing of course can take the place of the iconic little black dress, but during the steamy summer months a pop of red can be the perfect eye-catching complement to sunny days and breezy nights.

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Fashion Friday: Michelle Obama and a Blue Dress With a Story

July 29, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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This past Monday, as she delivered a mesmerizing and powerful speech at the Democratic National Convention, making the case for Hillary Clinton as this country historic next president, First Lady Michelle Obama was making another subtle yet important statement — via a blue dress.

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Claudia Payne: ‘My Life Is My Indulgence’

July 22, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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My life is my indulgence: French beauty products, silk nighties, pillow cases and towels; cotton yoga wear at the beach, where I live most of the time; and leather jackets and skinny jeans when I’m in Manhattan.

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Fashion Friday: The Summer Sandal

July 15, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Comfy, easy, and uncomplicated. That’s why we love our summer sandals. From flip-flops, flats, gladiator style strappies, cork sandles, wedges, and clogs, they are great for all things summer — lounging at the beach or pool, leisurely lunches, summer concerts and picnicking in the park.

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Fashion Friday: Summer Whites for Your Wardrobe

July 8, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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We’ve long abandoned the fashion rule of “Don’t wear white after Labor Day.” Who says? While the Little Black Dress (LBD) has secured its place in the fashion lexicon, we believe a little white something or another in your summer wardrobe deserves a coveted place as well. Here are a few of our favorites of the hottest trends in white for the summer.

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Melissa Papock Upgrades Sun Protective Clothing with Style

July 1, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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It was a diagnosis of malignant melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, at age 26, that led Melissa Papock to rethink how she could protect her skin with the clothing she wore. So began Cabana Life — a line that combines fashion with function by offering stylish clothing with 50+ UV protection.

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Fashionable and Informative: The Best Coffee Table Books for Summer

June 24, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Whether you’re looking to revamp your coffee book collection, or add to your library, or decorate your living room, or embark on some self-guided learning on contemporary and vintage fashion trends, these lovely fashion books will do just the trick. Here are our must-reads to add to your summer reading list and beach totes!

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Openly Gay Woman Wins Miss Missouri Pageant (In the News)

June 23, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

Erin O’Flaherty is the first openly gay woman to win the Miss Missouri pageant and will compete in Miss America in September.

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Fashion Friday: Stylish Summer Hats

June 17, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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It’s time to get shady. When it comes to choosing a stylish summer hat, pick one that will keep you cool, calm, and protected.

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Fashion Friday: The CFDA Fashion Awards

June 10, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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This past Monday, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) held its CFDA Fashion Awards in New York City. The annual event recognizes the outstanding contributions made to American fashion by individuals from all areas of the industry and related arts. Several game-changing women who have been dominating the fashion world consistently over the past decades were honored.

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Summer Gift Guide: Fabulous Hostess Gifts

June 3, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Here are some of our favorite beautiful and summer-appropriate gifts that are sure to mark you just as creative and thoughtful as your hostess.

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