High Heels Petition ... And, a Future Petition That Might Include Requiring Men to Wear High Heels for Nine Hours
Text of Introduction: This act amends the Workers Compensation Act to prevent employers from setting varying footwear and other requirements based on gender, gender expression or gender identity. As a result, for example, this act would prevent employers from requiring select employees to wear high-heeled shoes. more »
Rose Madeline Mula writes: Yesterday when I was Googling instructions on how to boil an egg (don't laugh, it's a lot more complicated than you think) the narrative was interrupted by a headline link that screamed, KATE INFURIATES THE QUEEN! Trouble at the palace? OMG! Kate was neglecting her royal duties to tout her revolutionary skin care line, highly recommended by Dr. Oz. So why all these outrageous claims? Because sprinkled throughout this salad of lies are ads for a myriad of products which I refuse to buy. And how do they get away with making these ridiculous false assertions? I wish I knew. more »
Libbey Dolls, Fashioning the Story: "They are representative fashion figures, depicting French style from A.D. 493 to 1915"
"They weren't really considered dolls, at least not in our modern sense of the term," said Marissa Stevenson, the art conservation intern tasked with researching the objects for the The Libbey Dolls — 2 exhibition. Inspiration for the figures came from works of art by French artists such as Nicolas Lancret and Louis-Léopold Boilly, drawn from an 1864 publication called "Modes et Costume Historiques..." Doucet could be considered one of the grandfathers of haute couture. more »
'To be back in Holland is always an important moment for me and especially in order to present the exhibition 'To Audrey with Love', an emotional tribute to Audrey Hepburn in her native country and in the great Gemeentemuseum. I am convinced that Audrey would have been very proud and happy with this beautiful project of exhibition. We love you Audrey.' — Hubert de Givenchy more »