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By tigtog on May 17, 2012
This week’s whimsy is courtesy of a weirder than usual fashion photo from Queen magazine in 1960. Please share any bits and pieces you have come across recently that have surprised, delighted, intrigued or otherwise positively engaged you.
By tigtog on December 2, 2011
Chinese men spend more on fashion clothing than women. More than twice as much ($1.1 billion to $439 million).
By Jo Tamar on January 20, 2011
I thought Venus Williams was here to play tennis.
By Lauredhel on May 29, 2009
First, bfp at Flip Flopping Joy: “what is butch?” but then i see sites specifically for butches–and all i see are women who clearly are spending hours and hours and tons of money getting dressed up–with plucked eyebrows even! –and i wonder, what makes those women any different than femme girls? aren’t they ‘performing’ the [...]
By Lauredhel on January 20, 2009
In the interest of completing our schedule of Ridiculous-Shoes blogging, I just wanted to show you these shoes. I do feel sorry for the model’s poor toes, which look battered and bruised, probably from whatever other ridiculous shoes she’s been in.
By Lauredhel on November 18, 2008
Germaine Greer in The Guardian’s World News section: “If Michelle Obama’s such a great dresser, what was she doing in this red butcher’s apron?” The one sour note to resound through the jubilation at the election of Barack Obama was an undercurrent of fear and loathing of the dress Michelle Obama wore on election night. [...]
By Lauredhel on February 24, 2008
Some real-life friends of mine have started a new blog project, “Ooh, I’ve got something to show you!” over at oohsome.blogspot.com. From the Welcome blurb: Oohsome has evolved out of almost daily instant message discussions between Acanthus and whoozqueen on the gorgeous art, craft, fashion and design things that we find on the web and [...]
By tigtog on February 18, 2006
I blogged a while back about the disturbing trend of sexualised dolls as toys for little girls. There’s a very interesting article in the SMH on Turning Girls Into Eye Candy. “We can’t allow marketers to colonise this nor should it be demonised by the right either. It’s the corporate exploitation of children’s sexuality that [...]