Articles by: matt

Body, Fashion/Lifestyle, Featured

A Storm is Coming: Fashion Warriors Challenge the Beauty Myth

A Storm is Coming: Fashion Warriors Challenge the Beauty Myth

Fashion. Mode. Style. Iconography. Visual standardization. These are terms that can be said to define a culture. They delineate a mindset of socio-economic expectation and, more importantly, general body image. Although these ideals or standards tend to fluctuate throughout generations, artistic eras and technological advancements, we cannot deny the effects [...]

by × March 12, 2014 × 1 comment

Arts/Entertainment, Featured

Saudi Arabia’s First Female Filmmaker, Defies Odds, Hides in Van to Make Award-Winning ‘Wadjda’

Saudi Arabia’s First Female Filmmaker, Defies Odds, Hides in Van to Make Award-Winning ‘Wadjda’

In a time and generation where so many think “nothing’s really new” or “everything has been done before”, let us take a moment and re-open our eyes and minds to a spectrum of game-changers. Pan left to a strong female voice blaring over a walkie-talkie from off  set of a feature film [...]

by × December 17, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts/Entertainment

Beyonce’s New Album Incites ‘Beyoncanity’ Underlined with Strong Female Messages

Beyonce’s New Album Incites ‘Beyoncanity’ Underlined with Strong Female Messages

So we all know the elements and logistics, right: no promos, no leaks, no single, her full-self-titled-fifth-album released overnight, iTunes bears exclusive rights for the 14-piece visual album, the videos shot while traveling on the Mrs. Carter worldwide tour, over 80,000 copies are sold in just a three-hour window… the. [...]

by × December 13, 2013 × 0 comments