All posts tagged kim kardashian

Frivolity, Futility and Fast Fashion

Even if you do not care about fashion, it is still important, because what you wear says something about you. Fashion is a major part of our culture, and there […]

The Ordinary Body

“I’ve tricked my body into thinking it’s thinner. Spanx.” – Miranda, Sex and the City 2 (2010). The concept of shapewear indicates that we need to shape ourselves in a […]

Forgetting Cultural Appropriation- Again

What is cultural appropriation? It is essentially when individuals or brands adopt the elements of one culture by members of another culture, this is problematic, especially when a dominant culture […]

In Search of Perfection

Stretch Marks. Skin Discolouration. Eczema. Psoriasis. Spider Veins. These are a few of the many reasons that we have been encouraged to use body foundation and highlighter to obscure. The […]

Appropriation or Appreciation? Cultural Sensitivity in Fashion

With festival season already being in full swing and Kim Kardashian hitting the headlines once again for adopting her controversial braided hairstyle, now is the perfect time to talk about […]

Is your concealer problematic? Why hide dark eyes?

Christina Aguilera made headlines with her au naturel look on the cover of Paper magazine. Scrolling through endless thumbnails and misleading headings I was excited at the prospect of an A-lister […]

Let’s Talk Cultural Appropriation

Kim Kardashian’s polaroid vintage style photo collection went viral this week, Kim K posted several photos of herself with blonde Fulani braids in a white top, fur coat and of […]

Velour Tracksuits- They’re Back!

Fashion is cyclical. It repeats itself more often than we would think. Sometimes even the trends that we least expect to re-emerge may make a fiery comeback. So, I was […]

In a time of Kardashians, be a Patsy:

With the rise in popularity of Kim Kardashian, it is clear that there is a very specific style and appearance in vogue right now: A fake face and body disguised […]