By Ameya Godse Mahatma Gandhi, one of the most prominent figures of the 20th century once quoted, “There is sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for mans’ greed.” It’s truly amazing how far sighted his vision was, for the essence of this quote is sadly the way in which nearly everything functions around us. Today, the global apparel industry is nearly a $3 … [Read more...] about The True Cost documentary review
Last month, beauty blogger Kadeeja Khan, aka @emeraldxbeauty on Instagram, claimed she was fired from a L’Oréal project for having “skin issues”, according to their statement. Khan was understandably distraught when she was informed of the bad news via email. She called out L’Oréal publicly on Instagram, saying “I’m already use to ‘trolls’ trying & bring me down. But coming … [Read more...] about Only worth it if you’re perfect: why L’Oreal’s attitude is damaging to us all
It’s crazy to think that in 50 years’ time we might be passing down an heirloom to our grandchildren and reminiscing about our wedding day as they hold a crusty old piercing in their hands. Dermal piercings are becoming more and more popular and even more so in a romantic sense. These piercings make it appear as though the diamond is sitting on top of your skin. However, the … [Read more...] about Finger piercings: Are engagement rings a thing of the past?
Mom jeans are making a comeback. What next, Grandma crop tops? Maybe give it a couple years. Wave goodbye to skinny jeans and distressed designs, mom jeans are the new sheriffs in town. No longer will our leg circulation be cut off by the restriction of skinny jeggings, so long are the days of low rise style trousers. A trend that stems from forty-something year old … [Read more...] about Mom jeans on the rise
Words can be fickle things. At first glance, they may seem innocuous and uncontroversial, a tool of language with a simple meaning. However, it soon becomes clear that these tools can be taken hold of, modified and put to a different use. Whole other meanings can be conveyed and inferred through this manipulation of language. Right now, the word I am thinking of is … [Read more...] about Feminism should not limit your wardrobe choices