They say dress for the job you want… Sophia Larigakis deconstructs four powerful femme outfits—70s Feminist Academic, New Jersey Mob Wife, 90s Power Lesbian, and The Love Child of Mrs Robinson & Samantha Jones—within the context of fashion politics.
Are you a Carrie, or a Miranda with a Carrie rising? The must-follow Instagram @everyoutfitonSATC can help you figure it out. This new(ish) account is cataloguing every outfit from SATC, from the soft butch of early seasons Miranda, to Carrie’s continual label-whorishness, to Samantha’s #pantsuitfeminism, in a way that will make you LOL IRL, while also learning about fashion history.
In the summer it’s hard to wear makeup, because it literally just melts off of your face. But with Fall comes the return of fashion, making an effort, layering, and decorating your face (because makeup can be used for artistry, not just making yourself look “prettier,” of course). Below is a combination of a mood board and a how-to of some of iconic makeup looks, to be used as inspiration for the most stylish months of the year.
Italian women have mastered the look of the sophisticated bombshell. It’s not easy to be super sexy, yet elegant at the same time—it’s a delicate balance—but if you can pull it off, you can take over the world.
I’ve been living in LA for 5 months, and I’ve learned that outfits that don’t get second glances in NYC, in LA make people think you’re an insane. Why don’t people in LA get it—I’m dressing as a bimbo as a joke, duh! – By Karley Sciortino
I wrote an essay for the current issue of Purple Magazine about Bimbo Feminism and femininity as parody. P.S. Bimbo Feminism is officially my favorite phrase. xo Karley
Three years after the legend Iris Apfel gave me brutal fashion advice, I went back to get her take on beauty. By Karley Sciortino
Was everyone fashion-weeking last week? (AKA getting blacked out on free cocktails next to a bored male model.) If not, then let Michel Ghanem count down the top 10 sexiest moments from #NYFW for you. Hottttt.
Michel Ghanem counts down the top 10 models who are redefining beauty.
I interviewed the artist Jeanette Hayes (who I love) over White Russians at the Bowery Hotel, and we talked art, Versace and religious iconography.