You know the drill. Dress up, kill it, repeat. I mean, that’s what we queens aim for whenever we want to feel gorgeous and beautifully fierce.
Lately, I have been feeling so loaded, so much to do and so little time. A mum’s life is slightly more challenging than I expected and I strive to be a good mother, to keep my word up to date and to remember being a woman, to feel sexy and like super fierce. If you got kids yourself you know what I’m talking about. If you don’t, now you do.
Media is the major responsible for raising awareness of the importance of a diversity-friendly society. The fact that men outnumber women two to one on television, that women disappear almost completely after the age of 50 are an unpleasant reality that has been changing slowly.
There is a whole new light over the corset in this season. If the piece is usually related to training, burlesque or a bit of a tacky spot to it, right now is time to change all you know about corsets and prepare to include the item in your priorities list.
Did you know that UV radiation is responsible for 80% (!!) of skin ageing? Or that Dark spots are the main reason for dermatologists consultations? Skin cancer keeps being one major problem in the world. Surely cancer rates, ageing, sunburning or dark spots can be drastically minimised with the right sun care routine. Here is how you include your sunscreen in your routine.
All the images of my latest campaign shot in Brazil have just been released. And they are so beautiful. Check them out here.
Trends presented in runaways are not only extended to fashion but to behaviour, politics and society. For this reason, brands that promote diversity and body positivity are ahead in the curve and do one good favour for the society. But more than that, they play the right role in fashion – to guide society towards a future of acceptance, equality and inclusion.
Several brands are using the hype of feminism and body positivity “online zeitgeist” in their shows and clothes for instance. But we all know that the issue requires more than Tshirts and diverse casting for the shows. If they are doing their homework and keeping it real outside the runaways, it remains to be seen, but
Prabal Gurung had a very political show with the moto of #femininitywithabite the show had two plus size models. Candice Rufine and Marquita Pring
Christian Siriano has become as synonymous with inclusivity has he is with jaw-dropping evening wear. Once again, the designer showed the entire fashion industry what a truly inclusive runway looks like at his fall ’17 show.
At the Grand Ballroom at the Plaza Hotel, Siriano presented a range of lacquered velvet sets, animal-printed party dresses, and dreamy ball gowns on an equally diverse set of models — diverse in race, in size, and in industry experience. The lineup included women ranging from size 2 to 16, according to Cosmopolitan.
If this change is here to stay we cannot ensure that yet. But for some seasons now we have been witnesses of a major change that seems to be just the start into the total fashion inclusion I dream about.