Fashion & Beauty
Written by Stephanie Proft Tuesday, September 25 2012
“Men don't get the message that the most important thing about them is how they look,” says Jean Kilbourne, media analyst and creator of the documentary series “Killing Us Softly: Advertising's Image of Women.” “Women get that message from birth – that no matter what we do, we're going to be judged by how we look and by our bodies.” Here is her take on everything from the media’s scrutiny of Hillary Clinton’s appearance to why men like Donald Trump land the women they do.
Written by Lauren Lerner Tuesday, September 04 2012
The overt sexualization of young girls in the media is just one of the topics former Elite fashion model turned filmmaker Nicole Clark takes on in her documentary “Cover Girl Culture.” In addition to smart solutions, she offers this: “Be angry and let every ridiculous, insulting ad you see fuel your desire to prevent your daughter from falling prey to the matrix of the media. Speak up, and she will too.”
Written by Olivia Putnal Wednesday, February 08 2012In 2005, singer-songwriter Hanna Rochelle combined her passion for music and fashion to launch Lyric Culture – a lifestyle brand that features the song lyrics of superstars like Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Lil’ Wayne and Carrie Underwood. “It suddenly hit me that I could bring the words of the most legendary artists to life on apparel and accessories,” says Rochelle.
Written by Corinne Garcia Tuesday, November 22 2011Laura Bergman always had a thing for antique glass bottles, but she never dreamed they would someday become her business. Today, she makes jewelry out of bottles other people throw away.
Written by Wang Fangqing Friday, November 18 2011Wu Fangfang is CEO of Green Box, a fast-rising children’s clothing company based in Shanghai, China. In August, she signed a deal with Disney.