Plus-size fashion gets glamorous in India, but plus-size women are still just fat

Body positivity is slowly making it to the mainstream in India. For instance, Lakme Fashion Week, the country’s biggest fashion event, has had plus-size models walking down the runway since 2016. But the baggy and somewhat frumpy clothing often on show reveal the perennial problem: options are limited for women above a certain size, and the rules … Read more Plus-size fashion gets glamorous in India, but plus-size women are still just fat

US military members had ‘improper contact’ with foreign women

Three members of the US military had improper contact with foreign women during President Trump’s tour of Asia, US media report. They have reportedly been reassigned from their jobs at the White House following the incident, which is said to have happened in Vietnam. The Washington Post says the personnel worked for a unit that provides … Read more US military members had ‘improper contact’ with foreign women

Drew Barrymore launches her own fashion label, calls it a love letter to women

Always admired Drew Barrymore’s fashion sense? Now you can flaunt clothes designed by her. Named ‘Dear Drew by Drew Barrymore’, the Hollywood star’s collection is described as “a love letter to women around the world.” It covers hair styling tools with inspirational names, ready-to-wear separates such as smart trousers and blouses, cashmere loungewear and trench … Read more Drew Barrymore launches her own fashion label, calls it a love letter to women

This artisan-led apparel and accessories brand is providing employment to 500 Gujarati women

Since 1996, Okhai has been supporting local women artisans in the villages of Mithapur district in Gujarat by training them in the crafts of appliqué and embroidery. In the Okhamandal region of Gujarat, Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development (TCSRD) is giving employment and hope to hundreds of women. The Okhamandal region, primarily a drought-ridden … Read more This artisan-led apparel and accessories brand is providing employment to 500 Gujarati women