Day: July 29, 2005

Elements of Style

From the fashion pages… Shopping while black — even Oprah can’t escape poor treatment in department stores, as she was recently shut out of an Hermes boutique in Paris. The Voice has more. Feminist fashion: the petticoat, apparently. I’ll admit,…

“Wow! She’s fat!”

At first, I was taken aback by the Village Voice article on the new Dove ad campaign, as it starts with calling the model “fat.” But what I like about it is that it admits that when many of us…