If you’re a forward-thinking individual, then you would never question whether a feminist is able to wear a cute dress whilst taking to the streets to advocate for gender equality. Fashion and feminism’s love affair runs deep and strong. But there has been a contentious debate of feminism and fashion being two separate entities. So, is it possible to be a self-defined-feminist and a have a passion for fashion at the same time? What is Feminism? To understand the conversation
I am pretty old school. I know I am still considered a millennial but I am quite pleased with myself for not giving myself fully to this digital world or the digital bandwagon. I used to be like that back in 2016. Social media got me competing with others, it would make me jealous of things but the truth is it’s all just instant and temporary gratification. I don’t quite remember that thing that sparked me to stop and detach myself from that ‘digital blackhole’ as I call it.
Fast Fashion is making us want more, spend more and waste more. Accessibility through low costs and an abundance of styles has boosted our need for newness. We’re topping up our wardrobes at an expedient rate. It taps into our need for conformity and our desire for self-expression. But at what cost to our mental health? The ripples of fast fashion were first felt in the 1990s. But the boom of quick production for short-lived bouts of self expression didn’t hit until the 20