The Fu­ture Is Fe­male

Singapore Women's Weekly (Singapore) - - THE BUZZ -

His­tor­i­cally, women have usu­ally got­ten the short end of the stick when it comes to equal­ity, which makes fash­ion and pop cul­ture’s re­cent fem­i­nist streak even more notable. The Fall/Win­ter 2017 run­ways have proven to be res­o­lute in sup­port­ing the cause, while Hol­ly­wood is en­joy­ing a surge of fe­male-cen­tric sto­ries that crit­ics and au­di­ences are lap­ping up.

[1] A strong fe­male cast rev­o­lu­tionises TV in The Hand­maid’s Tale. [2 ] Em­me­line Pankhurst and her Suf­fragette sis­ters paved the way for women’s right to vote. [ 3 & 6] The ladies of Netflix’s GLOW kick some se­ri­ous butt in the wrestling ring. [4] Glam fe­male power at Ver­sace FW17. [5] That in­fa­mous mo­ment at Bey­oncé’s 2014 VMA per­for­mance. [7] It was a cel­e­bra­tion of fem­i­nine strength at 3.1 Phillip Lim’s col­lec­tion, led by pow­er­ful tai­lor­ing and tough leather pieces. [8] Prada’s FW17 col­lec­tion payed homage to the lib­er­a­tion of women in the ’70s, as mod­els walked a room plas­tered with fem­i­nist protest ban­ners. [ 9] Strong slo­gan on a Zadig & Voltaire tee. [ 10] Con­tin­u­ing her fem­i­nist streak from SS17, Maria Grazia Chi­uri at Chris­tian Dior re­turns with a mil­i­tant stride. [ 11 ] Street style stars Irene Kim, Aimee Song and Chriselle Lim band to­gether. [ 12 ] Pra­bal Gu­rung takes a stand at his bow. [ 13 ] The fi­nale at Mis­soni saw cre­ative direc­tor An­gela Mis­soni and fam­ily march out in pussy hats – the new sym­bol of fe­male sol­i­dar­ity.

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