In this episode of Stripped, hosts Isabel and Emma dissect Valentine’s Day from every possible fashion and political angle, from the color pink to first dates. They try to answer only the most important questions, like what makes the Parisian woman so elusive, and why Emma wants to be one so gosh-darn badly.
In this episode of Stripped, your almost-healthy and intrepid hosts Isabel Lord and Emma Francois discuss Mr. & Mrs. Biebs and the philosophy of marriage before seamlessly segueing into Phil Oh’s recent street style photography. And finally, it’s story time as Emma makes Isabel read her creative writing piece on this “hideous” sparkly jacket, as seen in the 2018 fashion issue….
On a college campus, one has options when faced with a stealthy count of condoms eager to be employed. But when that number of contraceptives is in the thousands, and the condoms are counting down their final days, the options—if one is to avoid some radical, likely orgiastic, feat—seem few and far between. This was…
In this episode of Stripped, hosts Isabel and Emma take a breather during this freezing cold weather to discuss their personal, seasonal styles and how sweaters may or may not be “pointless.” Season 3, Episode 8 Image Credits: @mignonettetakespictures
In this episode of Stripped, hosts Emma Francois and Isabel Lord look at the politics of discussing the clothing of women in power, inspired by these New York Times portraits of the women of the 116th congress. The million-dollar question: is focusing on fashion choices inherently sexist?
[Disclaimer: I am an aggressive Marvel fan, and in all fairness, probably should not have been allowed to review this movie. My phone lock screen is a high quality .png pic of Tom Holland, and I am writing this on my laptop with a Captain America sticker while sitting in my Spider-Man onesie.] Imagine a…
In this episode of Stripped, hosts Isabel Lord and Emma Francois discuss the challenges of “taking up space” through clothing. In events like the Golden Globes, and in outfits like Lady Gaga’s recent (lengthy/)wintery gown, how can one take up space in a dress without sacrificing agency? The duo also psychoanalyzes their personal favorite looks from the event,…
For DC Comics fans, it has been a rough few years. Between the cliffhanger ending of Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War and the cultural significance of Black Panther, DC seems to need to prove itself as a worthy cinematic contender. This sense of reaching for greatness strikes the tone of Aquaman, DC’s newest standalone superhero installment….
With lights that sparkle and costumes that dazzle, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical works like magic onstage. Based on true events, Beautiful chronicles the life of singer-songwriter Carole King as she navigates the milestones of her hit career: teenhood, adulthood, the music industry, a whirlwind romance, fame, and success. The play, which runs through December…
I thought The Princess Switch (2018) would be like that girl in high school who had it all: wealth, looks, smarts, cool bangs. But after watching the Netflix original holiday rom-com (both “rom” and “com” cited generously), I am completely and utterly and finally disillusioned. I cannot fathom why Princess Switch tanked. It had everything…