Bloomers, suffragettes, bicycles. Gloria Steinem, "bra burning," The Feminine Mystique. The Spice Girls, Kathleen Hanna, sex-positivity. Marissa Mayer, Girls, wedge sneakers?
We don't want to seem presumptuous, but we have the distinct feeling that we're on the cusp of yet another wave of music, conversation, media, political discourse, and fashion that makes it easier — and much more enticing — to become the best possible versions of the women we are.
Call it the return of Girl Power, call it fourth wave of feminism, whatever, but we haven't felt this empowered and electrified since we saw Bikini Kill live in the mid-'90s. To prove our point, we've come up with the 29 recent events, trends, people, and moments that we think best signify this new cultural movement. Fingers crossed it's here to stay....
If you're a fan of Teruyoshi Hayashida's seminal preppy-fashion playbook Take Ivy, or Patricia Mears' Ivy Style, you may have found yourself wondering what the ladies were doing while midcentury men were getting natty in Brooks Brothers tweeds, bucks, and beat-up chinos. Well, the answer to that question has finally read
Now that we've officially flipped our wardrobe switch to spring mode, we're making some necessary updates to our beloved denim stack. So, it's no surprise we want need all the latest offerings from iconic denim brand Levi's®. We're (not-so-secretly) spying its spring offerings and already fantasizing about ways to rock read