Fashion’s New Mantra, ‘Politically Driven’

Hillary Clinton

This is the first time in history that women are at center stage in Washington. They are liberal, stylish, fashion-forward women.

By: Gabrielle Ruvolo

As fashion trendsetters, female political candidates will have a new influence on fashion. We will see a new look ahead. With women standing forward in politics this could be a return to the classics, while drawing a fresh new distinctive style. What could that distinction be? Possibly a modernized version of the classics with the focus on simple feminine lines. The opposite of frivolous, shabby or funky. A chic deliberate confident, sophisticated smart sense of self …

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No Body is Perfect: Body Image and Shame

No Body is PerfectAreas that are particularly vulnerable for women: appearance and body image, motherhood, family, parenting, money and work, mental and physical health, aging, sex, religion, surviving trauma, speaking out and being labeled or stereotyped.

By: Brené Brown, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.
Author of I Thought It Was Just Me

We often want to believe that shame is reserved for the unfortunate few who have survived terrible traumas, but this is not true. Shame is something we all experience. And, while it feels like shame hides in our darkest corners, it actually tends to lurk in all of the familiar places. After interviewing over …

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