— stephanie’s “the girlification of fashion" (august 2011) in at one sleepless night. this whole article is pretty awesome, i love that she addresses these really pervasive complex problems without resulting in alarmist boring tropes. why am i just finding out about this blog now? new favourite.
"Under the pretense of “pushing the envelope”, a fashion editorial can acknowledge the hypocrisy and exclusion of the industry from which it springs, without actually changing anything. (File next to: Vogue Italia’s all-black issue, and June plus-size cover.) It’s a cheap move that only maintains the status quo."