I don’t know about you, but when I layer on my favourite red lipstick (Urban Decay’s Vice Matte in the colour "Bad Blood"), I feel like I can conquer the whole world! And rightly so! Lipstick and make-up represent a form of female empowerment and expression. Bold lipstick is the 21st century equivalent of a power suit, rebellion in a tube against the "demure, feminine" and, let’s face it, narrow beauty standards that are held in such high esteem by our society.
Revamp your wardrobe from these inspiring runway pieces and bring a little high fashion into your everyday style. No occasion too small, or no style too big! Have some fun exploring your stylistic limits.
Last Friday night, hundreds of students flocked to Lower College Lawn in anticipation of a night full of gambling, ice cream, and dancing. The DRAFP Committee threw their annual ball with the theme of The Seven Deadly Sins, which is the largest hall ball of the year. In accordance to the theme many attendees came dressed in different shades of black (wrath), red (lust), and green (envy).
We have a lot to thank the 1980s for; rock music, the rise of Apple enterprise, Madonna’s debut but most importantly, it was the introduction of the “working woman” era. Great strides had previously been made in the crusade for women’s rights, which enabled the women of the 80s to leave behind their more "traditional" homemaker lifestyles and enter the working world.