All posts tagged femininity

Is Makeup Feminist?

Makeup is one of the most controversial concepts in modern feminism. Cosmetics themselves have been used for thousands of years – the Old Testament recounts Jezebel (a wife of a […]

An Evening of Meat by Performance Artist Kate March

Anyone who knows me can attest to me being a dedicated vegetarian, so they might be surprised to find that when offered to attend a night out named An Evening […]

The Legacy of Azzedine Alaia

Azzedine Alaia; a designer with great adoration, respect and passion for women and women’s fashion. When icons pass away, the fashion industry always pays respect to those individuals whom are […]

How the Babadook is a feminist icon

As part of Genesis’ Directed By Women series, myself and a less than eager friend went to see The Babadook. ‘It’s not that scary, I promise,’ quickly turned into ‘I’m […]

Has the Fashion industry changed? Or is it still the era of the size zero?

“You’ve got to be s******* me, Zara!”   This exaltation of frustration came from the Irish Radio presenter, Muireann O’Connell, at the beginning of last month. Her tweet was sent […]

Favotell introduces Le Fame

Favotell is an international brand management company for fashion and art talents. Based in London and Shanghai, the company acts as a cultural bridge between two global industry capitals – […]

ALBUM REVIEW: LAURA MARLING’S ‘SEMPER FEMINA’

“Distinct and Powerful” ★★★★ Nowadays, people sometimes find it hard to find a place for folk music. For some, folk’s authenticity has been moulded into mediocrity and banality, physically manifested […]

The Power Dressing Controversy

This may be the rambling of a feminist student who has a lot of Simone de Beauvoir reading to do, but the issue of ‘power dressing’ needs to be discussed. […]

What is Ladylike?

My initial step in exploring the definition of ‘ladylike’ was to turn to Google, which greeted me with ‘ladylike: appropriate for or typical of a well-bred, decorous woman or girl.’ […]