We all have individual hierarchies of beauty and hygiene importance, which often read as superficial. But leaving it at that is shortsighted–for my writerly ass, at least. If we really consider what it is that we privilege over the myriad other options, out choices tend to spell something out about our larger values or interests.
In light of Cathy Horyn’s resignation from The New York Times and a recent article proclaiming that fashion blogs are “making us dumber,” I decided to explore how, together, these moments represent a larger transformation in the industry: one that shuns individuality and criticism for trend driven group-think.
The Value of Having Close Relationships in Fashion: A Brief Chat with Laura Brown and Leandra Medine
Current career-boosting guidance maintains that networking is the be-all and end-all of setting yourself up for success. In an increasingly fast-paced and crowded job-search environment, such logic makes sense—it is often who […]
Do me a solid and like the shiny new Twenties Collective page on Facebook? Click zee photo, do the right thing–a la Spike Lee–except not at all.
This is about a week late, but I wrote a a lil’ something something for those badass beauty wizards over at Into The Gloss. If you haven’t already, you should read it […]