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The Native-Owned Vintage Shop Celebrating 'Fats and Femmes'

Seattle’s Indian Summer boutique boasts a curated market of plus-size clothing and seeks to create a positive community space for all body types.
Coco Romack
2.16.18
Culture
Culture

Namilia: The Fashion Brand Shocking the Patriarchy with Couture Vulvas

With designs that include "Dickini" tops, vulva sleeves, and pro-choice messaging, few brands approach branded feminism as aggressively as Namilia.
Leila Ettachfini
2.13.18
uk
uk

The Model Taking On the Fashion Industry With a No-Holds-Barred Memoir

Former Céline model Victoire Dauxerre was dangerously underweight and depressed within months of being scouted. She says she is striking back at the industry that nearly killed her.
Sirin Kale
2.13.18
black history
black history

The Model Who Broke Barriers as Vogue's First Ever Black Cover Girl

Pioneering model Donyale Luna was one of the hottest "it girls" of the 60s. But she ended up an obscure fashion footnote.
Lauren Sarazen
2.12.18
portlandia
portlandia

The Subtle Art of Designing Portlandia's Sarcastic Costumes

As "Portlandia" heads into its eighth and final season, Emmy-winning costume designer and Portland native Amanda Needham tells Broadly about how she brought the show's cast of wacky characters to life.
Mekita Rivas
1.19.18
film
film

The Designer Behind the Stunning Afro-Futurist 'Black Panther' Costumes

If you love the costumes from Marvel's upcoming superhero blockbuster, thank Oscar nominee Ruth E. Carter.
Zing Tsjeng
1.16.18
beauty
beauty

Exploring the Future of Makeup with the Highly-Contoured Teens of Beautycon

Every year, teens flock to Beautycon to discuss the fineness of eyeshadows with the specificity of industrial engineers. What can this cosmetics subculture teach us about modern beauty standards and social media?
Annie Lord
12.22.17
activism
activism

The Masked Feminist Brigade Vandalizing Misogynistic Ads

In Paris, anonymous activists meet regularly to deface sexist billboards. We joined the group on one of their patrols.
Bérengère Sim
12.11.17
style
style

The Black Entrepreneurs of the Booming Natural Hair Movement

When women like Gina "The Wig Witch" Knight and Untamed Collection founder Makeba Lindsay spotted a gap in the hair care market, they filled it with afro wigs and extensions.
Carly Lewis-Oduntan
11.30.17
Fashion
Fashion

Tabloids Freak Out Over Trans-Inclusive Changing Rooms, Which Are Nothing New

Hysterical commentators have accused Topshop of caving to "the trans lobby" after the company said that customers can use changing rooms that correspond to their gender identity. But many British retailers have always had trans-friendly policies in place.
Sirin Kale
11.13.17
Photos
Photos

Exploring the 'Darker Undercurrents' of Femininity, in Photos

For the three-year anniversary of queer, feminist fashion zine "Polyester," editor Ione Gamble asked her favorite photographers to depict womanhood in all its off-kilter forms.
Sirin Kale
10.12.17
Fashion
Fashion

Are Berets the Worst Accessory?

Berets are having a moment on runways from Dior to Gucci. But am I the only one who doesn't see the appeal of adorning their head with an undersized leather cap?
Sirin Kale
10.11.17