‘Black Models Matter’ Protests Paris Fashion Week

In the Balenciaga show at Paris Fashion Week 2017, 47 models walked the runway. Only four of them were people of color. It was worse in the Gucci show in Milan on February 22, where there were only 17 models of color out of 119 total models. It’s against this background that model Indi Irvin, […]

The Connotation of Colors in Politics

Although we finally have our first female presidential nominee, politics is still a male-dominated field where the attire is composed of suits and ties. The choices of colors that a politician makes for various events can make a subtle statement about the appearance they are attempting to convey. Currently, red and blue are the two […]

Politics, Pride, and T-Shirts

American Apparel wants to ‘legalize gay.’ Well, at least that’s what some of their t-shirts say. The American clothing company, with headquarters and factories located in Los Angeles, has long been an advocate for social issues like marriage equality and immigration reform, and their wildly popular branding practices are lending huge amounts of visibility to […]

On Purses and Policies: The Disadvantages to Women’s Clothing in Politics

Within what felt like moments after Barrack Obama’s 2008 Presidential Victory, his female counterpart, wife and First Lady Michelle Obama, was on the covers of countless publications. Were these magazines dying to interview our First Lady about her political opinions? Her great plans for creating change and being a role model? Some were, but one […]