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Feminist Fashion

When we talk about feminism, or, more accurately, the antithesis of feminism, we often bring up the ’50s housewife and/or pinup girl fashion. We envision a woman who wore beautiful dresses and heels every day while milling around the house, dusting, sweeping, and baking a picture-perfect Betty Crocker devil’s food cake for the sock hop. […]

SLOW DOWN

WHEN BUZZING THROUGH A SPED-UP WORLD WHERE THERE ARE ALWAYS BATTLES TO BE WON AND EMAILS TO BE ANSWERED, LEARNING TO SLOW DOWN IN THE WORKPLACE IS IMPERATIVE TO BOTH OUR PRODUCTIVITY AND HAPPINESS. IN THIS EXCERPT FROM CARL HONORÉ’S BOOK IN PRAISE OF SLOWNESS: CHALLENGING THE CULT OF SPEED, HE WRITES ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF […]

Newstalgia Psychology

Many clothing fashions and styles of previous decades have experienced resurgence in popularity, with Nike blazer trainers and 1970s-inspired floppy hats once again featuring prominently in high street retail stores.  Meanwhile, we have seen an explosion of second-hand clothing and vintage stores to cater for the demand in classic styles of clothing. Psychologist Dr Glenn Wilson says Brits are increasingly embracing symbols of the […]

We Wear Vintage!

We Wear Vintage!  A few Filthy fan photos – thanks for not taking fashion so seriously while making the environment and our society a little bit better.  Thanks for the support!