Dominique Hobdy

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The Fashion Industry Is Still Letting Down Women of Color

Nearly 80 percent of the models on the catwalks at New York Fashion Week were white. Who's to blame for this lack of diversity, and how can we fix it?<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Fashion has never been famous for diversity. Despite models ​rallying behind racial equality last year, The …

The Best Ads Of Spring 2015

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The Essentials: Fall Denim Every Woman Should Own

9 essential styles to take you into fall.<p>Is there anything that feels more autumnal than a crisp new pair of jeans? With so much to choose in terms of styles, washes and rises, it's easy to get overwhelmed. So, we looked to the women who wear it best, and narrowed fall's options down to 9 essential …

12 Most Common Mistakes Newbie Bloggers Commit + A Checklist For Building A Successful Blog #infographic

From the outside, blogging may seem like an easy business. Even someone with no journalistic background can set up a successful blog. But the …

“Boys already had their things”: Tavi Gevinson tells Salon about Rookie, Beyoncé and feminism

Rookie’s editor in chief on how her work has evolved and the never-ending project of figuring yourself out<p>It was probably good luck that the Rookie Yearbook Three meetup was scheduled for the day after the 2014 midterms. I can’t imagine it was intentional, since maybe half of the girls at the …

10 Dope Trends Japan Is Responsible For

It's not a secret that Japan has influenced (and been influenced by) fashion trends over here in the States. With decades of mutually shared history …

Top 20 trends for Spring/Summer 2015

FASHION INSPIRATION<p><b>With Seventies influences from Saturday night fever to hippy deluxe, a khaki nod to military style alongside nautical accents,</b> …

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The Top 8 Street Style Trends: Spring 2015

Street style, more so than the red carpet or any other celebrity stomping ground, is the largest indicator of whether last season's runway trends have actually taken offor if the style set has simply gone rogue. See the top 8.<p>Street style, more so than the red carpet or any other celebrity stomping …

Street Style

5 Types of Posts Which Always Create a Buzz

When publishing content, it’s important you write something which resonates well with your readers. There is so much content available online that …

Infographics

20 WordPress Plugins You Need To Make Your Blog Awesome

Great plugins are awesome. Great and free plugins are even more awesome. WordPress has a directory full of 34,000+. We went through all 34,000 and …

The New ADHD Debate Every Woman Should Know About

Rachel was a college freshman when she first tried the amphetamine-based prescription drug Adderall at a party. She liked the mild high it gave her, …

Check Out Rare Outtakes from Iconic Hip Hop Film 'Style Wars'

A snapshot into the early days of hip-hop culture, available for the first time at Noisey.<p>The iconic film <i>Style Wars</i>, which goes in deep about the graffiti, street culture, and hip-hop scenes of early 80s New York, gets a grand Blu-Ray release tomorrow (November 4) courtesy of MVD. The disc comes …

Average Heel Heights Across The U.S.

The only sane women in the United States live in Nebraska, Kansas, and Maine. How do I know? These are the states where women buy the shortest heels–under 1.97 inches on average.<p>The rest of you are totally crazy. Big data doesn’t lie.<p>The rest of you are totally crazy. It’s true. Big data doesn’t …

East of Eden: Behind the Scenes

The initial spark for this story came from the spring 2013 collections: Prada, Haider Ackermann, Alexander McQueen, Emilio Pucci, and others had lots of Asian references, which I found interesting. That got me thinking about the Japanese designers from the ’80s whom I love, like Yohji Yamamoto and …

4 Wearables That Give You Superpowers

Super strength. Super hearing. Super artistry. Super expression. The future of wearables is really a quest for human enhancement.<p>Mark Rolston used to be CCO at Frog Design. Now he runs his new consultancy, Argodesign. And as part of our Wearables Week, his firm generated a series of concepts based …

Smart Earrings, Unloseable Sunglasses and Safety Jewelry - 3 Wearables To Know Now

There are two pretty simple rules for wearable tech to be successful in my mind, 1) does it look good, and 2) does it do something the intended user actually cares about. For quite some time, the majority of solutions out there frequently fell down on one of those two points, if not both. …

Bionym's heartbeat authentication may be the key to smartwatch mobile payments

Mastercard and identity wearables company Bionym say they will test the use of wearable devices to authenticate and execute “contactless” mobile payments in a multi-bank pilot program in Canada starting this year.<p>In the pilot, the card-issuing banks will put the near field communication (NFC) chip …

Not So Fast: ELLE Magazine Finally Acknowledges Black Culture After Calling Timberlands A “New Fashion Trend”

Elle Magazine Credits Black Culture For Timberland Fashion Trend<p>Elle Mag recently got PUT ON BLAST on Twitter for a story where they labeled …

Black Culture

Trending Now... Haute Sweatshirts

Get ready for a season of sweatshirt chic looks. For more style inspiration and insider tips visit our Editors' Blog at ShopBAZAAR.<p>Everyone from the street style set to the New York Times has been celebrating the idea of normcore—but don't get it twisted, the sweatshirts available for Fall are high …

Street Style

Spring 2015's Most Wearable Fashion Trends

The Random Events That Sparked 8 Of The World’s Biggest Startups

These household names began as less-than-glamourous solutions to problems.<p>Light-bulb moments don’t happen on command, and brainstorming sessions rarely produce extraordinary results. More often it’s a random remark, event, or memory that sends an entrepreneur down the rabbit hole of innovation. …

Michael Bastian HP Smartwatch Launches For $349

HP has partnered with designer Michael Bastian to create their offering for the smartwatch market which takes the form of the new MB Chronowing that …