If a French girl has to go out, she is going to start by dressing up, then at the last minute, she’s going to grab the old jeans that she was wearing all day and say, ‘F*** it! I feel more me like this.’
Reblogged from and this bag was, like, dancing with me.
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- Isabel Marant reminds us why she’s awesome at W (as if we even needed reminding): ‘I love wearing a very short dress or skirt with an oversized jacket and some high heels. Something super feminine and sexy that I break with something very masculine.’
- Why are Muslims always in ‘garb’? Why not just clothes? Threadbared Q&A with Junaid Rana: ‘We make judgments by what we infer from clothing – and this has much to do with a process of racializing and gendering, meaning we take cultural artifacts such as customs and costumes to have a particular naturalized and essentialized meaning that is centered on the body as a material and cultural archive. But this is also a choice and a political stance…It’s ironic that many well-meaning folks with liberal, left, or progressive views can absolutely not understand how veiling in any of its forms from hijab to full niqab can be a choice and a radical critique of the contradictions of humanist values… The hijab, in fact, has empowered many women in the US public sphere to deal with racism and the double standards of sexism that are structural and place them within the history in the US of dominating women and communities of color…
- Daria Werbowy: just frickin’ gorgeous.
Images: NY Times
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