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Everyday Lingerie

As much as I love clothing, I am equally enamored with undergarments. The right underpinnings add polish to a look, are classic and “ladylike,” and can provide an unparalleled sense of confidence. I love the ritual of getting dressed and

Everyday Lingerie

As much as I love clothing, I am equally enamored with undergarments. The right underpinnings add polish to a look, are classic and “ladylike,” and can provide an unparalleled sense of confidence. I love the ritual of getting dressed and

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Here They Come! IBC’s Newest Bloggers

Introducing your new fashion and style think tank… Shawna Elizabeth Girl in black. Aesthetically obsessed. I’m a queer feminist literary scholar originally from Canada. My fashion inspirations range from the authentically eccentric (Isabella Blow, Marchesa Casati, Little Edie), to the

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Here They Come! IBC’s Newest Bloggers

Introducing your new fashion and style think tank… Shawna Elizabeth Girl in black. Aesthetically obsessed. I’m a queer feminist literary scholar originally from Canada. My fashion inspirations range from the authentically eccentric (Isabella Blow, Marchesa Casati, Little Edie), to the

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The Higher the Heel, the Greater the Bubble: Shoes as Economic Theory

Ironing Board Collective occasionally features the voice of a special guest writing a single post. This one’s courtesy of Samuael Topiary. Samuael Topiary is an interdisciplinary media artist, performer, filmmaker and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. Her videos, performances, collaborations and installations

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The Higher the Heel, the Greater the Bubble: Shoes as Economic Theory

Ironing Board Collective occasionally features the voice of a special guest writing a single post. This one’s courtesy of Samuael Topiary. Samuael Topiary is an interdisciplinary media artist, performer, filmmaker and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. Her videos, performances, collaborations and installations

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Announcing Your Favorite Style Pundits for March and April

WEDNESDAYS Kiki Jai Raj is an Aspen, CO-based art dealer ski-bum who likes to lovingly stroke the stylistic Venn diagram of ladylike and post-apocalyptic. She spends disproportionate amounts on borderline-unnecessary tools and gear, and still mourns Helmut Lang’s retirement. THURSDAYS

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Announcing Your Favorite Style Pundits for March and April

WEDNESDAYS Kiki Jai Raj is an Aspen, CO-based art dealer ski-bum who likes to lovingly stroke the stylistic Venn diagram of ladylike and post-apocalyptic. She spends disproportionate amounts on borderline-unnecessary tools and gear, and still mourns Helmut Lang’s retirement. THURSDAYS

Dispatches from a Shearwater Video Shoot: Alix Lambert (the Director!) Interviews Brilliant Costume Designer Nicholas Kahn

The week between Christmas and New Year’s I had the pleasure of directing a music video for the band Shearwater.  I had the added pleasure of meeting and working with Nicholas Kahn, one half of the artistic team Kahn and

Dispatches from a Shearwater Video Shoot: Alix Lambert (the Director!) Interviews Brilliant Costume Designer Nicholas Kahn

The week between Christmas and New Year’s I had the pleasure of directing a music video for the band Shearwater.  I had the added pleasure of meeting and working with Nicholas Kahn, one half of the artistic team Kahn and

Gay for Gosling: Learning to be a Gentleman from the Crush That Dare Not Speak its Name

Gay for Gosling: it should be a shirt. I’d wear it. And so would you, straight guy. Folks not-so-into-dudes-that-way (though my sister would argue that we’re all probably innately bisexual, so chew on that) are dropping like dominoes over here

Gay for Gosling: Learning to be a Gentleman from the Crush That Dare Not Speak its Name

Gay for Gosling: it should be a shirt. I’d wear it. And so would you, straight guy. Folks not-so-into-dudes-that-way (though my sister would argue that we’re all probably innately bisexual, so chew on that) are dropping like dominoes over here

You Can Always Go…Downton: Costumes and Class in the Best Soap on Television

Last week, Slate published a thought-provoking article by Katie Roiphe that addressed what she sees as our current obsession with class, as evidenced by the rampant popularity of the WWI-era PBS drama/soap opera Downton Abbey. In it, she argued that our cultural

You Can Always Go…Downton: Costumes and Class in the Best Soap on Television

Last week, Slate published a thought-provoking article by Katie Roiphe that addressed what she sees as our current obsession with class, as evidenced by the rampant popularity of the WWI-era PBS drama/soap opera Downton Abbey. In it, she argued that our cultural