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Tag: Jasmine Williams

NO ELECTION END IN SIGHT AS JILL STEIN PUSHES FOR RECOUNTS

It’s been almost a month since the United States presidential election but recent recount efforts indicate that the race is far from over. Last week brought yet another twist in what has proved to be one of the most bizarre elections in US history. On November 23rd, Green party candidate, Dr. Jill Stein, launched an effort to…

ELECTION BACKLASH: PRO-TRUMP RETAILERS HIT WITH CUSTOMER BOYCOTTS

Like the rest of the country, the outcome of the 2016 presidential election is making waves in the retail world. In the last week, both Ivanka Trump and New Balance sneakers have been criticized and  subsequently issued public apologies in relation to the Trump campaign. Shortly after election results were announced, New Balance's vice president…

CELEBRITIES COME OUT AGAINST DONALD TRUMP – WATCH THE VIDEOS

While the biggest news of the 2016 presidential election should be the fact that the United States may elect the country’s first female president, the headlines instead are dominated over and over again by Republican nominee, Donald Trump. His uninformed policies, late night Twitter rants, racist statements, unfounded accusations of voter fraud, and offensive remarks…

WOMEN MADE WAVES AT FRIEZE LONDON 2016

From October 6 - 9 one of the world’s biggest art fairs, Frieze London, took place in the UK capitol. While the market wasn’t as strong as in other years, female artists fared generally well. Whether this is resulting from the higher visibility of women’ rights in the media or due to the fact that work by…

PETER DUNDAS ABRUPTLY EXITS ROBERTO CAVALLI

After creating an SS'17 collection that perfectly encapsulated the new romantic bohemian trend, Peter Dundas has abruptly left Roberto Cavalli after only three seasons. His departure makes him the latest in a wave of designers to leave top positions at lauded fashion houses. In recent seasons, Dior, Saint Laurent, Lanvin, Calvin Klein, and Oscar de la…

MEADOWS MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016 – GET THE HIGHLIGHTS

New York City’s newest music festival, The Meadows, may have just set a new precedent for fall! Festival season usually ends before Labor Day but on October 1st and 2nd at Citi Field/ Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, Meadows proved that great outdoor events can exist outside of the summer season and that an…

THE TOP 7 COLLECTIONS OF PARIS FASHION WEEK SS17

Paris Fashion Week SS’17 may go down in history as the time that Kim Kardashian was robbed in her hotel room in between shows but despite that frightening incident it’s important to remember the reason that the reality superstar was in the City of Lights in the first place - beautiful clothes, beautiful clothes, and…

“MODERN DAY SLAVERY” CLAIMED BY FORMER TRUMP MODELS

After months of making incendiary anti-immigrant statements and pledging to deport non-US citizens, Donald Trump is in hot water over his own employment of undocumented young women at his agency, Trump Model Management. He was exposed by former Trump models who say that they worked for the company under tourist visas that did not legally permit them…

DAUGHTER ON MUSIC, SEX, AND POLITICS

On stage at Panorama Music Festival, the European band, Daughter made a surprising move when they segued from new track, “No Care,” an aggressive and quick tempoed recollection of empty sexual experiences, to “Youth,” the emotional hit single that put them in the ears and hearts of the indie music world. Although unexpected, the transition…

OH WONDER ON THE POWER OF MUSIC AND WHY THEY LOVE NYC

"Music is one of the few things in the world that unites people and brings them together. No matter what you believe, no matter who you are or where you come from, everybody can stand in a venue, watch a show, and feel the same thing." -Josephine Vander Gucht After watching Oh Wonder perform at…

MELANIA TRUMP’S PLAGIARIZED SPEECH COMPARED TO SIX INSPIRING FIRST LADIES’ WINNING WORDS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcbiGsDMmCM Melania Trump’s speech at last night’s Republican National Convention was supposed to be a glowing introduction to a potential first lady. While her words made quite the impression, it wasn’t the one that her husband’s campaign had hoped for. At first, Trump was applauded for her confident delivery and inspiring words, but it didn’t take…

SMILE B**CH! MISOGYNY ON THE PAVEMENT AND IN THE POLLS

“If you smiled more you wouldn’t have to walk so much, bitch.” Smiling was the last thing I wanted to do as I walked to the Subway station from my retail job where I had just spent eight hours with a “cheerful” expression plastered to my face as a deterrent to negative Yelp reviews. When this very…

SIA DEBUTS NEW ALBUM TRACKLIST ON THEATERS AROUND THE WORLD + NEW SONG

Today, Sia once again proved that she is one of contemporary music’s most innovative (and social media savvy) figures by releasing the tracklist for her upcoming album, This Is Acting, in a totally new and unexpected way. Song titles were plastered across the marquees of various theaters around the world and then shared via her…

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