Celeste Leon

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The Folk Feminist Struggle Behind the Chola Fashion Trend

When I see the rebel Latino subculture being sampled and recontextualized by bourgeois white fashion designers, pop singers, or celebrity starlets, I can't help rolling my eyes.<p>Growing up in the 90s on the south side of Houston, I watched my older sister Lynda set the chola beauty standard. She …

Nicki Minaj

The Future of Selling Fashion

The recent news that media company Condé Nast – publisher of 140 or so glossy fashion and lifestyle magazines, including worldwide editions of Vogue and Vanity Fair – is putting its money behind a global e-commerce venture is proof, if ever it were needed, that the way fashion and lifestyle brands …

eCommerce

Chanel To Open First Spa

The French fashion house partners with the Ritz.<p>This can't come soon enough: Chanel is preparing to open its first spa.<p>The beauty sanctuary will be housed within the newly renovated Ritz Paris, due to reopen later this year. A spokesperson on behalf of the French fashion house confirmed this …

The big trend from Cannes 2015? Star Wars-inspired fashion – in pictures

Film festival aside, Cannes marks the gateway into summer – and the red carpet is a good starting point for summer trends. If last year was lace and florals, this year the most glaring trend is a vaguely futuristic nod to Star Wars, apt given that the new film Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force …

Star Wars

'90s Fashion Trend: Sundresses With T-Shirts, Worn by Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore

Jennifer Aniston in 1995.<p>Drew Barrymore, Alicia Silverstone, and Jennifer Aniston wore it, and you know you did too. Call it nostalgia, call it a resurgence of the greatest stroke of layering genius; whatever it stems from, we've rediscovered the greatest styling trick to come out of the '90s. Yes, …

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon at the National Portrait Gallery - Telegraph

National Portrait Gallery

How #FreeTheNipple Became the Celebrity Cause of 2014

Photo: Getty Images<p>Back in June, we made a daring proclamation: 2014 is the Year of the Nipple. And while the vadjacent has already made a play for 2015 and the butt put up a good fight—from Nicki Minaj's tush to Kim Kardashian's oil-slathered, cover-starring behind—the nipple reigned supreme. …

Y'all, Women Can Walk Out the House Half-Naked If We Want

<b>by Kesiena Boom</b><b></b> <b></b> <br>It seems that many people have forgotten—in this era of regressive and misogynistic laws about birth control and fetus …

Feminism

35 Empowering Feminist Quotes from Inspiring Women

Words of wisdom from the trailblazers who make us proud to be women.<p>To all the women and men continuing the fight for feminism in 2017, get inspired by the words of the trailblazing women who've said it best. From Hillary Clinton to Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Rihanna and all the unapologetic, …

Feminism

Fox news station blurs out breasts on record-breaking Pablo Picasso artwork

• Picasso art sets record<p>A leading US art critic has blasted a Fox news station for being "sexually sick" after the network blurred out the breasts on …

Fine Art

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Please select a <b>gender</b> to shop!<p>FREE SHIPPING & FREE RETURNS<p>| Read more<p>Discover the new season’s collections |<p>by Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy and …

Fashion archive: How to make your clothes your own

Observer 2 May 1971: New trend is to accessorise jackets with studs, badges and insignia, following the Pearly Kings tradition<p>When I saw my tiny nephew wearing a general’s pips on one sleeve of his overcoat and a corporal’s stripes on the other, I realised that the fashion for decorating your own …

Bank of England

How To Style The 70s Trend (As Shown By Fashion Bloggers)

When it comes to trialling new trends, it can all get a little bit daunting.<p>But rather than cowering behind your 'safe' wardrobe staples - the …

Clothing

Changing Beauty, Hairstyles, and Makeup Over 100 Years in Mexico

The Cut is back with another installment of <i>100 Years of Beauty</i>, in which they condense a century's worth of female beauty, hairstyle, and makeup trends into one fascinating minute. After taking us around the globe from the US to Iran to North and South Korea, the Cut added some Latina spice to …

Beauty

Who will replace fashion's old guard?

At its core, the business of fashion is an endless quest for something new. Problem is, some of the biggest names are getting rather old.<p>Giorgio …

Thai Buddhist monk wants to clean up his country’s religious institutions

NAKHON PATHOM, Thailand — Think Buddhist monk, and bodyguards and bomb threats probably don’t spring to mind. But that’s exactly what Phra Buddha Issara is dealing with as he mounts a campaign to overhaul Thailand’s religious institutions.<p>The activist monk has earned plenty of enemies since he …

Human Rights

Police Watch as Baltimore Burns

Buildings in Baltimore have been torched and looted—without any police intervention. Now the city is struggling to restore order amid a state of …