Fashionable and Informative: The Best Coffee Table Books for Summer

June 24, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


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


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


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


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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Libby Fitzgerald Reinvents the Modern Espadrille

May 27, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


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

Nancy Weber . Illustration by Sheila Phalon.

By Nancy Weber

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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Is Fashion Modern?

May 20, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


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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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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Fashionable Finds for Mother’s Day

May 6, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


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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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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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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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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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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