GLAMMONITOR On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

‘Fit’ Has No Body Shape or Size: Meet Some Inspirational Plus-Size Athletes

A new wave of fearless plus-size female athletes are reclaiming space and visibility within the fitness world, refuting the hurtful misconceptions and stereotypes that hold so many women back from pursuing a More...

GLAMMONITOR On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

The Death of Mid-Range Department Stores Signals End of the American Dream

  There was a time in my life when a sweater from J. C. Penney was considered nice. Not Saks Fifth Avenue nice — though at age nine that name meant nothing to me — but a modest, desirable nice. It would More...

GLAMMONITOR On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Rejection Is a Daily Reality for Models. So How Do They Cope?

    One of the most common problems faced by models is coping with rejection. The essence of pursuing a career as a model is that he or she lives off his/her looks. And a tightly-structured business regime More...

GLAMMONITOR On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

‘You’ll Never Conceive Naturally’: One Woman’s Very Personal Struggle With Infertility

  For many couples who find themselves unable to conceive, it can be a very painful—and largely private—struggle. In this deeply personal essay, American journalist Debra Kamin opens up about the difficulties More...

GLAMMONITOR On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Sex Doesn’t Actually Sell, at Least Not on Magazine Covers

 This is not sex. This is art.    Both women and men are sexually objectified on the covers of legacy magazines, including GQ,  Esquire,  Cosmopolitan and Rolling Stone, as well as Men’s Health on More...

GLAMMONITOR On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Can Wearable Tech Take Off? Meet the Futuristic Designers Working to Reconstruct Fashion

At London Fashion Week last fall, Natalie Massenet, Net A Porter’s founder and chair of the British Fashion Council, made a declaration of hope that the fashion industry would adopt digital innovation More...

GLAMMONITOR On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Model Behavior: How Fashion Muses Are Rediscovering Their Voices

 Jera holding the banner that got him punched by Rick Owens and sacked by his agency   The Rick Owens S/S16 show at Paris Fashion Week was expected to be controversial. Would the ‘godfather of brutal chic’ More...

GLAMMONITOR On Friday, July 31st, 2015

This Scourge Is Affecting Women Everywhere. And You Could Be Next

Anisha Vora had been dating her boyfriend on and off for four years. They had been friends since the sixth grade, her parents loved him and she saw wedding bells in their future. But most importantly, she More...

GLAMMONITOR On Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Millennials Are Embracing a New Fashion Trend. And It’s Not What You Would Expect

What happened the last time a button popped off of your favorite shirt? Don’t lie. You took it to the tailor or to the dry cleaners to have it sewn back on by an expert in the field, didn’t you? Perhaps you More...

GLAMMONITOR On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

The Kardashian Beauty Industrial Complex: How Did We Get Here, and How Do We Get Away?

Kim Kardashian on paper magazine How do we talk about modern culture without talking about the Kardashians? The task is infuriatingly impossible, given the completeness of the family’s saturation of the news More...

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