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Fashion in Fairytales and its Repercussions

  Fairytales.  Beloved, well-known stories of princes, princesses, and magic passed down by word of mouth through generations.  But fairytales are not as light and easy going as they may seem to be.  Stories that were once told to listeners… Continue Reading →

Body Image Activist: Ashley Graham

Ashley Ann Graham (Ashley Graham) was born on October 30, 1987, in Lincoln, Nebraska. She has become one of the most popular American models, especially for women who consider themselves ”plus-sized.” She is known for her body confidence and a… Continue Reading →

Our Bodies Reveal What We Conceal

Psychology focuses on the interaction between mind and behavior. How a person thinks, memory, and perception all affect a person’s behavior. The use of the body physically expresses the work of our brains. Body studies explores the relationship with the… Continue Reading →

Using Body Studies to Challenge the Plus Size Fashion Industry

The body is something some people are comfortable talking about while others do not have much interest. I think the body is something really interesting because we all embody ours in a unique way. I am currently studying fashion and… Continue Reading →

Mixing Business and Fashion: Women’s Professional Fashion

When you look at how women in professional settings, such as politics, business, or academia dress, you can notice a trend. A simple Google search of “professional women” results in countless images of women all in suits: pant suits, skirt… Continue Reading →

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