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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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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Fabulous Fashion Books Newly Released in March

March 25, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


Not only does Spring signal a fantastic new fashion season, it also welcomes a slew of new and enticing fashion stories, histories, memoirs, and look books. Here are five fabulous books newly released this March that feature everything from break out stars in jewelry design to a behind-the-scenes look at New York Fashion Week.

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Fashion Friday: Black & White — The Graphic Edition

March 18, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


This spring, the hottest trend is the opposite of the predictable florals and pastels. Instead, it’s the simple and elegant black and white style that is causing all the buzz again — but with a twist. Graphic patterns in black and white are all the rage and are giving the classic look a 21st century edgy upgrade.

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Fashion and the Plus-Size* Woman

March 11, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


What is the plus-size woman’s place within fashion?

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Fashion Friday: Our Picks for the Best-Dressed Women at the Oscars

March 4, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


Earlier this week, we saw the women of Hollywood get glam for the 88th Annual Academy Awards. Elegant silhouettes and bold colors were the trends on the red carpet. Here are our picks for the Best-Dressed Women at the Oscars.

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