Month: August 2020

24 best online lingerie shops that will become your go-tos

Some online shops offer shopping aids like tips and tricks videos for choosing the right bra size and online advisors to chat to in case you have any questions: The Independent
Some online shops offer shopping aids like tips and tricks videos for choosing the right bra size and online advisors to chat to in case you have any questions: The Independent

It can feel like a bit of a risk to buy your intimates online, because let’s be honest, size is relative when it comes to bras and knickers.

Those who shopped before the internet age might not be convinced that an online shop can do the same as a proper shop assistant, but with the variety of sizes, styles and shapes available on these sites, they might just change their tune.

Some online shops even offer shopping aids like tips and tricks videos for choosing the right bra size and online advisors to chat to in case you have any questions.

The wide variety on these sites means that you can easily find exactly what you’re looking for. Online

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Fashion’s EcoRenaissance, a Cultural Rebirth

Quite like the European Renaissance that spanned several centuries, we are being holistically reborn. Our perspectives and levels of awareness are changing rapidly. Thanks to the Internet, we have access to unlimited information — and misinformation. This global COVID-19 pandemic accelerated an awakening that was already in motion. It placed a monumental “pause” on Western life and business. We’ve had to pivot and adapt in new ways after years of settling into prescribed systems. The pandemic has devastated the already vulnerable, especially oppressed populations and the food insecure. 

Then, after decades of police brutality coming to light, thanks to mobile phones, CCTV, dash and body cams, George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police sparked a fire in our love-deprived, dried out and flammable towns and cities. Our combined outrage at the lack of justice within law enforcement exploded, compounded by the pandemic. When we look back at

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6 Models on Ableism, Visibility, and Personal Style

Fashion has always been based on labels: which labels are the trendiest at the moment, which ones are worth buying, and which ones are being worn by celebrities. But these labels aren’t just sewn into the hem of our newest slip skirt. Labels, on a deeper level, are what have also contributed to the homogeneity of the fashion industry. You see, these visual signifiers or societal labels determine who the industry deems valuable, and as a result, anti-blackness, fatphobiatransphobia, and other prejudices permeate every aspect of the industry. And while the industry is taking strides toward inclusive sizing and hiring more POC, ableism is still very much an issue that needs to be addressed. 

Ableism is defined as when able-bodied individuals are viewed as “normal” or superior to those with a disability. This manifests in various forms of discrimination, from who gets hired for

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