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More Than a Feeling with Swarovski: Curiosity

More Than a Feeling with Swarovski: Curiosity

Alexander mcqueen dress
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Alexander McQueen lace dress
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Alexander mcqueen dress
$2,470 – harveynichols.com

High heels
$110 – coast-stores.com

Lara Bohinc gold jewelry
$735 – harrods.com

Emoti – Curiosity
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Undecided

I confess: I love shoes.  Especially when they’re high.  Until they wore out, my go-to faves were a pair of black leather ankle boots with dangerously high heels. They were actually pretty comfortable, but I would have worn them anyway because they looked damn good.

I’m also a feminist.

I bring this up because I often ponder the tension between feminism and fashion – the way fashion is often framed as a silly vanity, often driven by our need to please men, rather than ourselves. The trope popped into my noggin again this weekend, after I read a piece in Sunday’s New York Times that seemed to imply that women could be accomplished or fashionable, but rarely both.

The story cast a bemused eye on the new stylistas of Silicon Valley who were “bucking convention not only by being women in a male-dominated industry, but also by unabashedly embracing fashion.” …

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Live in What You Love with Victoria’s Secret PINK

Live in What You Love with Victoria’s Secret PINK