Amber Rose, Feminism, and Contemporary Pop Culture

On Saturday October 3rd, 2015 Amber Rose held her widely anticipated Slut Walk in Los Angeles. And while I was of course expecting some negativity, I was in no way prepared for the hateful commentary and backlash that ensued. Feminist backlash–which involves a direct, explicit refutation of feminism as misguided and bad for women [1] is…

Fall Fashion: Over-the-Knee Boots

So this weekend I came across an amazing fashion blog that showcased my favorite fall fashion trend: over-the-knee boots! The fashion blogger put together a selection of boots that she likes (below), giving me the idea to put together my own collection of my favorite over-the-knee boot fashion moments over the last few years. (Below)…

Get the Look: Shop Nasty Gal

Every heard of Nasty Gal? If you’re into fashion, I hope so.  Nasty Gal was started by Sophia Amoruso, originally the CEO and Creative Director of the online shopping site (though recently she stepped down as CEO but still remains an integral part of the company). Nasty Gal specializes in fast fashion, similar to Zara,…

Currently Trending: The Statement Jacket

This post is inspired by the famous Comme des Garcons jacket seen above in black and below at Paris Fashion Week in red. The jacket, which you can’t help but stare at for longer than you should, is essentially the definition of a Statement Jacket: bold, brazen and extravagant. The Statement Jacket has been a favorite…