The We Are The World Blogfest gathers the most positive news from all over the world. This month I’ve selected a topic I never thought I’d talk about: fashion.
“Fashion gets a bad rap for peddling unrealistic standards of beauty for women, and rightfully so. Inundated as we are by thousands of ads a day featuring not only impossibly thin but impeccably airbrushed models many women—even those as young as five, some studies say—have been shell-shocked into believing there’s one, highly shellacked feminine ideal. But “A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes,” the current art and fashion exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art (N.O.M.A.), looks at how artists and designers are bucking contemporary trends by revisiting the many representations of femininity that have existed in global myth, lore and street culture.”
Read more here and get some inspiration to get courageous in your own style.
The #WATWB has more good things to share with you! Search for the tag on your social channels, and please visit this month’s cohosts: Peter Nena, Inderpreet Kaur Uppal, Shilpa Garg, Damyanti Biswas and myself.