Did Cindy Crawford's George Magazine Cover Portend America's Struggle With A Female President?

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Did Cindy Crawford's George Magazine Cover Portend America's Struggle With A Female President?

Supermodel Cindy Crawford graced the first cover of ‘George’, a crucial decision in making it clear that the magazine was’t the “John Kennedy magazine” but a publication that stood on its own. Kennedy invited fashion photographer Herb Ritts and his creative director Matt Berman over to his TriBeCa loft, where they joined Kennedy’s wife Carolyn Bessette.

(Kate) Story writes that Bassette loved the Crawford idea, calling it “perfect”. Bessette listed the supermodel’s attributes: “She’s all-American, a self-made woman, sexy, strong, and smart.”

For a moment, there was more to the story — a move that would have been sensational for ‘George’ and also for America’s always on its knees women’s movement, as exemplified by Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump two decades later.

Story writes: “It wasn’t just the wig. After studying old paintings on the set of the photo shoot, the team decided to stuff Crawford’s skintight breeches with a sock.

Palesa Mokubung's Mantsho Label Honored In H&M's First African Designer Collab

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Palesa Mokubung's Mantsho Label Honored In H&M's First African Designer Collab

Palesa Mokubung launched her South African Mantsho brand in 2004, with a focus of turning African-inspired prints and cultures into modern, edgy designs. Oscar-winner ‘Black Panther’ costume designer Ruth E. Carter gave Mantsho a global nod last year, and today Palesa Mokubung is making big news with her upcoming August 2019 H&M collab.

adidas Launches What Could Be Most Disruptive Product In The World: Futurecraft Loop Trainer

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adidas Launches What Could Be Most Disruptive Product In The World: Futurecraft Loop Trainer

adidas shares the good news that Spring 2021 will be the launch date of its first fully recyclable trainer that comes with a never-ending lifespan. Let’s hope that America has a new president then, who has already announced that the US is rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement.

The adidas Futurecraft Loop trainer is a collab with Parley for the Oceans an organisation working to raise awareness of the threat to the world’s oceans – to create the shoe, which will be made from reclaimed marine plastic waste.

“Taking plastic waste out of the system is the first step, but we can’t stop there,” said a statement from Eric Liedtke, executive board member at Adidas. “What happens to your shoes after you’ve worn them out? You throw them away – except there is no away. There are only landfills and incinerators and ultimately an atmosphere choked with excess carbon, or oceans filled with plastic waste. The next step is to end the concept of ‘waste’ entirely. Our dream is that you can keep wearing the same shoes over and over again.”

NBC Today Show's Hoda Kotb Shares Easter Photo Of New Baby Hope, Daughter Haley + Joel Schiffman

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NBC Today Show's Hoda Kotb Shares Easter Photo Of New Baby Hope, Daughter Haley + Joel Schiffman

‘Today’ show co-anchor Hoda Kotb brought a flood of smiles and tears to the show set last week, calling in live with news that she and partner Wall Street financier Joel Schiffman have welcomed a second child named Hope Catherine Kotb.

Why Age Gives West African Women More Autonomy and Power

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Soninke people of Senega dancing at the declaration of Bakel festivities via Tostan

Why Age Gives West African Women More Autonomy and Power

Several studies, covering about 58 countries across the world, found that as women get older they are more able to make decisions independently of men. But scholars have struggled to pin down explanations for this age dividend – why are women given more independence the older they get? We wanted to know what the reasons may be.

Mens Wedding Rings and Things To Consider Before Purchasing

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Mens Wedding Rings

Mens Wedding Rings and Things To Consider Before Purchasing

If you think that choosing a wedding ring for yourself isn’t as hard as choosing one for your fiancé, you’re wrong. Choosing mens wedding rings can be a tough job as you have to consider some important things in order to pick the best wedding ring that will suit your man’s personality.

We share top priorities in making this super important purchase of mens wedding rings.

Met Costume 'Camp' Exhibit Inspires A Look At Donald Trump's 'Dictator Chic' Design Tastes

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Met Costume 'Camp' Exhibit Inspires A Look At Donald Trump's 'Dictator Chic' Design Tastes

AOC originally published this article on Donald Trump’s design tastes being called ‘Dictator Chic’ in March 2017. Writing about the upcoming May 6 Met Gala and Gucci-sponsored ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’, open to the public May 9 through September 8, 2019, I recalled this article focused on Trump’s professed love for Louis XIV opulence.

Dictators LOVE pseudo, camp Louiv XIV interior design.

The Wing WeHo Opens Its Women-centric Doors In Los Angeles In New Collab With Time's Up

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The Wing, a members-only, women-focused working space has opened in Hollywood on Thursday, in a partnership with Time’s Up.

Founding WeHo members include entertainers Mindy Kaling, Jessica Alba, Katy Perry, Shonda Rhimes, Maya Rudolph, Lucy Liu, Amandla Stenberg, Busy Philipps, Laverne Cox, Lucy Hale, Marisa Tomei, Sharon Stone, Susan Kelechi Watson, Sarah Silverman, Margaret Cho, Roxane Gay, Gabourey Sidibe, Hari Nef, Gia Coppola and Liz Goldwyn; Rodarte designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy; Hollywood stylists Karla Welch (who styles Tracee Ellis Ross) and Jamie Mizrahi (who styles Perry); and 42 West publicist Leslee Dart and ID PR’s Kelly Bush Novak. 

Anna Wintour: Fashion Must Take A Strong Stand For Democratic Party Values + Female Leadership

Anna Wintour: Fashion Must Take A Strong Stand For Democratic Party Values + Female Leadership

Anna Wintour: Fashion Must Take A Strong Stand For Democratic Party Values + Female Leadership

CNN's Chief International Anchor Christiane Amanpour interviewed Vogue’s Anna Wintour in New York on Friday April 5, 2019.

Wintour’s 2019 Met Gala is scheduled for May 6, with the theme ‘Camp Notes on Fashion’ , a topic at the heart of Gucci’s brand revival under creative director Alessandro Michele. Curated by Andrew Bolton, the exhibit opens to the public on May 9.

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De Young Museum's 'Contemporary Muslim Fashion' Exhibit Opens To Protests In Frankfurt

De Young Museum's 'Contemporary Muslim Fashion' Exhibit Opens To Protests In Frankfurt

De Young Museum's 'Contemporary Muslim Fashion' Exhibit Opens To Protests In Frankfurt

San Francisco’s de Young museum presented a paradigm-busting show titled ‘Contemporary Muslim Fashions’ that opened September 22, 2018 and closed Januaryn 6, 2019. The exhibit challenged museum-goers to “explore the rich diversity of one of the fastest-growing fashion sectors today” — modest fashion.

In an examination of Muslim dress codes worldwide, trom those who cover their heads to those who do not, the exhibit sought to draw attention to contemporary Muslim life.

The exhibit has now moved to the Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt.

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