, shared his thoughts on what one half of the human population truly mean to one of the most popular and respected men’s magazines — the women featured in the magazine are “ornamental”. In Bilmes’ defense, the editor was just being blunt about the magazine’s (very successful) approach to selling copies of the magazine.
“I could lie to you if you want and say we are interested in their brains as well. To his credit, he didn’t feign interest in improving cultural attitudes, or make an empty remark about how nudity used to sell advertising serves some kind of ideal of “female empowerment.” And yet, one can’t help but wish that at the very least Bilmes and the heads of other respected men’s magazines might consider the concerns of their other readers — the large number of women who read . Sadly it seems Bilmes and the like don’t just dismiss the brains of their cover girls, but also that of their many other readers.
Before the 1850s pockets were not too common in women's garments and a chatelaine (directly derived from the sets of keys held by the mistress of a castle) was a useful accessory: chatelaines such as the ones included in this post (from the V&A Museum collection) were usually attached to a belt via a single clip or clasp, and would make small items such as scissors, thimbles, buttonhooks, watches, household seals, keys, money and a small almanack easily accessible for housewives and housekeepers.
The no-liquids rule on airplanes that has forced many of us to check our toiletry-filled suitcases may soon be a thing of the past.
The International Civil Aviation Organization announced they are researching technology that could detect liquid explosives, and they hope the technology can be implemented within two years, rendering the ban on liquids and gels unnecessary.
The curators of the festival chose films that were full of emotion; in more or less the same way, Miuccia Prada tries to send on her runways designs that may reveal hidden emotions, complex narratives or well-conceived meanings to the discerning critic.
For her A/W 2016 menswear and Pre-Fall 2016 collections, Prada constructed a large story.