I’ve been an unabashed fan of #Barbie since girlhood! Even as a little girl, I liked a woman (a doll? 😉) that advocated the belief that fabulosity and ambition were not mutually exclusive! I wouldn’t have described my gravitation as such back then ( I didn’t have the vocab yet 😂), but looking inward, even the majority of the women I enjoyed in popular culture … Continue reading My personal letter to Barbie #Barbie60
by c. shardae jobson “The singer was later quoted in saying, ‘Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.’ Yes, she was young. But Aaliyah had learnt from her mistakes and vowed to not let an older man take advantage of her ever again. By this point, she had harnessed her true inner power. … Continue reading Aaliyah For MAC Is Here: What Does This ’90s Girl Think of the Collection?
Girl power was at an all-time high in 1997. The zeitgeist of The Spice Girls and their debut album Spice was more powerful than any pop culture enthusiast could’ve imagined. There was also the arrival of the Lilith Fair, becoming the first all-female artist and band festival, created by the sedative Sarah McLachlan. (Though it mainly consisted of folk-pop/alternative music. The fest thankfully diversified the next two … Continue reading What Princess Leia Meant To A 10-Year-Old Girl Back In 1997 #StarWars40