BY Amy Carlberg
on May 12, 2014
Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad calls selfies "private moments of freedom." This statement is universal, but in a country where Facebook is illegal it takes on a whole new meaning. Many of us take our freedoms for granted: ubiquitous social media, being free to let our hair down without fearing for our lives. All women in Saudi Arabia, Iran and Yemen, even non-Muslim women (including visitors) must cover their heads, or they risk facing punishment. Read More
BY Erika W. Smith
on Nov 17, 2012
Get your best pin-up, rockabilly, or burlesque-style hair accessories at Dollsville NYC. Dollsville creator Laura combines her love of vintage music and culture with 10 years of experience in the NYC fashion industry to create beautiful, unique fascinators, cocktail hats, veils, bows, and more.
All items are hand-sewn, sculpted, and painted — and they’re all gorgeous, eye-catching standout pieces. Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner
on May 21, 2010
It’s official—the French government is run by a douchebag. This week, Nicholas Sarkozy sent legislation off to parliament intending to impose a $185 fine on women who wear a full-face Islamic veil. Has he forgotten who started the whole cover your head thing? Let's review.
(Photo by André Durst for Vogue, November 1938)
Getting women to cover their heads started long before the Muslims came along. Sarkozy is of Catholic and Jewish descent. The most popular type of veil is made of French netting. Are you sensing a theme? Looks like Nicky is a self-hating douchebag. Read More