Athleisurewear Goes Everywhere: Gym, Lunch, the Bank

It’s no surprise the Athleisure fashion trend was born in Los Angeles. Known for its relaxed attitude, LA is a center for all things creative. But don’t be fooled by its relaxed edge. The woman standing in front of you of wearing yoga pants, the one who just ordered a kale smoothie, spent $600 on those […]

Do It Yourself Beauty Products Make Great Gifts And Save Money

With so many different beauty products on the market now, it’s easy to get sucked up into the wind of beautiful packaging, enticing aromas, and the promises of revitalized skin (promises which may or may not be kept). Sometimes, it’s just easier—and much less expensive—to make your own beauty products. This way, you can make […]

The “Plus-Size” Label is Going Away

A few stores like online retailer ModcCoth and even J.C. Penney are beginning to do away with the “plus-size” labels on the clothing they sell. ModCloth announced recently that it’s going to do away with the label in a bid to promote more inclusivity on the site. Soon, customers will be able to find all […]

An excerpt from the beauty and fashion photography satire SPOOF.

Why Don’t Beauty Ads Reflect Real People?

A lot of the time, it feels like beauty advertisements are made by beautiful women for average women, as if an average woman can be nothing but a consumer. French stylist and photographer Nathalie Croquet recently put herself in front of a camera to spoof 11 advertisements from high-end beauty companies from Givenchy to Lancôme. […]

The Delaware Law School Women's Law Caucus held an "Equal Pay" Bake Sale to highlight pay disparities between men and women.

Negotiating a Woman’s Salary Takes Negotiating

Though there is some truth to the argument that women get paid less because they don’t negotiate their salaries, there is another reason they don’t: because they’re not idiots, asserts Joan Williams. Women sense that if they try to negotiate salary at their initial entry into a company, they sense that it could hurt them—and […]

Mainstream Lingerie Lacks Options for the “Average” Woman

“Life,” muses Chrystal Bougon, owner of Curvy Girl Lingerie, “is too short for ugly underwear.” And she should know: the shop owner has a background in the adult toy business, and at a clothing size of 22, knows a thing or two about trying to navigate the lingerie industry’s minimal selection of under things for […]