Feminism, From The Je ne sais quoi of Dita Von Teese, Is A Beautiful Thing

The art of burlesque is a bit disregarded in the mainstream limelight. If not for the magnetic pull of Dita Von Teese, who has expounded her love for vintage beauty, dress, and entertainment into an impressive career, burlesque and the cabaret aesthetic would remain an extreme novelty for an already extremely niche audience. It’s not even in competition with the hypersexual nature of today’s Instagram … Continue reading Feminism, From The Je ne sais quoi of Dita Von Teese, Is A Beautiful Thing

Why I Used To Love Wearing My Scarf, Hijab Style

by C. Shardae “Shae” Jobson On February 1, the first day of Black History Month and National Freedom Day, unbeknownst to me, it was also the fifth annual World Hijab Day. Initiated by Nazma Khan, a Bangladesh-born Muslim who’s lived in New York since age eleven and raised in the knockabout Bronx, the purpose of World Hijab Day is to foster understanding for Muslim women … Continue reading Why I Used To Love Wearing My Scarf, Hijab Style

Rest In Glam: The Enduring, Bad Ass Appeal of Zsa Zsa Gabor

by Shae Zsa Zsa Gabor and I were born in the same of month February. But the times of which we represent are so vastly different. I, an ’80s baby when I arrived in 1987. Gabor had already turned an ample seventy years old two weeks before. Her stork delivery date was on February 6, with the date of 1917. Coincidentally, I did not know of … Continue reading Rest In Glam: The Enduring, Bad Ass Appeal of Zsa Zsa Gabor