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The movie version of Les Misérables was arguably the most talked-about release of the season. The awards! The barricades! The weeping! The screlting! Anne Hathaway's new do! If you haven't had a chance to see this epic movie (or if you've already seen it and love it), now's your chance to win a free DVD. To win your very own copy, please do the following: 1. Comment below with your favorite movie musical. (Singin' in the Rain, anyone?) 2. Send your commenter name, as well as your full...
fASHLIN was founded by designer, stylist, and photographer Ashlin Choate. I am completely obsessed with this girl, based on all the amazing stuff she is producing with this self-made company. fASHLIN is a self-described cult-fashion label, with heavy influences from 90’s grunge, punk, nu-goth, mysticism, and general badassery. (If you like Daria and slime text, you will like fASHLIN. Bear with me.) fASHLIN operates through its Etsy, which sells insanely amazing screenprinted t-shirts, crew necks, jewelry, and repurposed vintage clothes. Here are some of the...
A photo was posted online of a scene at Swedish clothing line with two new mannequins that are a bit curvier and thicker that the mannequins we see every day.   When many women saw this photo on Women's Right News's online group page they rejoiced, and hoped these models would be displayed in stores.  It was rumored that the photo was taken at H&M, but a spokeswoman for the company has...
When some gross dude on the street yells at you on the street, calling you “baby” or telling you you’re looking fine or some crap like that, it’s hard to think of a good response. (I usually awkwardly avoid eye contact and start powerwalking away.) Tatyana Fazlalizadeh has created art installations that say what we’re thinking when that shit happens. Fazlalizadeh is a prolific artist who has worked with several mediums, including oil painting, photography, illustration, and video. Her current street art project tackles the...
The Emmy Award-winning actress and philanthropist (and star of one of my favorite TV shows of all time, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) Mariska Hargitay has been involved with charities for years now. She founded the Joyful Heart Foundation for survivors of sexual assault, child abuse, and domestic violence and campaigned for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. As a part of NO MORE Day on Wednesday, she spoke at the National Press Club about sexual assault, domestic violence, and the rape...