I Am Doll Parts

I Am Doll Parts was written in early 2015 as an assignment for a gender studies course. Initially, we were all asked to write papers about our ‘gender journeys’, about what our gender identities mean to us and how these ideas about our identities were formed. From there, we were asked to adapt our essays […]

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Bathing Beauties: A Guide to Treating Yourself and Self Care

Jayne Mansfield’s Pink Palace (my dream home minus the presumably mildewy shag carpet), via House Beautiful I love being feminine. While on one hand I realize that society has conditioned me to say that pink is my favorite color, to be concerned about my appearance, and to be invested in the ideas and aesthetics of […]

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Mini Mood Boards: Archie Comics

via sipondreams on Tumblr As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve been kind of obsessed with Archie Comics lately. I love how older issues are perfect time capsules of the decades they were published in, especially in terms of Betty and Veronica’s fashion choices. I also love how groundbreaking the franchise has been in terms of LGBTQ representation. […]

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Chirashi Poster Grid Display

Chirashi are mini movie posters printed on sturdy paper distributed to advertise films in Japan. Side A has the theatrical poster, while Side B typically features information about the film and photos/other supplemental info. Sometimes there is an entirely different poster on the back. Due to their small size, they are easy to store and […]

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Fall Fashion Mood Board: Be True to Your School

High school courtyards, via Retrospace The three words I generally use to describe my fall aesthetic are “naughty school girl”. Fitted sweaters, plaid skirts, and immaculately white knee socks are important fall staples, as are leather jackets, Doc Martens, and screen-printed cloth patches sporting band logos and feminist slogans. found photos via Retrospace I’ve been sporting the […]

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