BY Maggie Carr
on May 01, 2014
The G.L.O.B. (Gorgeous Ladies of BUST) love Fringe Salon in N.Y.C.’s Lower East Side for many reasons: namely, because owner Amy Schiappa has been fabulously cutting/dyeing/styling our hair for almost 20 years. Seriously!
Aside from being a BFF to BUST since our inception (awwwww), Fringe is the kind of business that this world needs more of. Besides being woman-owned and a frequent user of real-gal models, Fringe caters to ... Read More
BY Claire Filipek
on Apr 30, 2014
Baddiewinkle’s Instagram captures all of the social media lingo, poses, trends, and hashtags so well that it sometimes seems like satire. This sassy lady promises to “steal your man” and even strives to be on the Ellen show while posting psychedelic selfies and twerking.
It’s almost as thought she went through a teen girl’s Instagram and duplicated her wardrobe, poses, and captions.
Exhibit A: Baddiewinkle reppin a peace sign ... Read More
BY Oriana Asano
on Apr 27, 2014
Honestly, it’s getting really redundant for me to keep repeating that there is not enough plus-sized visibility in fashion market. Visibility in advertising translates to validation of existence for fringe groups who are normally not represented accurately in the media. That’s why it’s important that all bodies are represented in fashion advertising. If we were to draw conclusions about what the average woman looks like just from fashion ... Read More
BY Amy Carlberg
on Apr 20, 2014
It's that awkward time of year when you don't know whether to wear a sweater or a jacket, jeans or leggings, which begs the question: pouch or purse?
Married to the Mob makes that decision painfully easy. This line of totes adorbs pouches comes in flashy/trashy metallics with bitchin' (not to mention relatable!) feminist phrases printed on them. Such as:
Are the cute bags reminders? Suggestions? Hints as to their contents?
Keep in mind the company was started ... Read More
BY Oriana Asano
on Apr 10, 2014
12 is the new 16. This is what my branding professor preaches during class, while we watch Axe commercials. And it’s true that marketing strategists are targeting kids at younger and younger ages with “sexy” products, expecting little boys to care about attracting little girls with their nearly-natural musk. Even amongst those of us who are still shy the pertinent hormones, sex has become a commercial object. That commercialization is first ... Read More