Emma Francois

is the highest-pitched voice on the fashion + sex podcast, Stripped.


Stripped Season 2 Episode 2

In this episode of Stripped, Isabel Lord and Emma Francois tackle some fashion and tabloid news, discuss the end of Teen Vogue in print, and mix in some serious social commentary... Read more


Stripped Fashion Issue Edition: Mothers!

In this episode of Stripped, Emma Francois, Isabel Lord, and Anna Gloor discuss the fashion of their mothers and the impact it has had on them. In addition, they discuss MoMA’s latest... Read more


A Note from the Fashion Issue Editors

The world is a crazy place. It is wild, chaotic, and theatrical, and the political climate we are living in is even more so. Sometimes, amidst all this disorder, it... Read more

Fashion Issue 2017

…The Theater of It All

The pages ahead explore how fashion forges identity and helps wearers create clarity despite the chaos of everyday life. We have partnered with Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society (M&B) for a photo shoot that encompasses all the drama, ’80s glamor, and theatricality of their latest production, Rumors, showing Oct. 12-21. Actors from the show don costume, and models sport clothing, blurring the lines of reality and fiction. Costumes should help add to the story and increase and amplify the direc


The Voice‘s Summer Reading List

Ariel Levy’s The Rules Do Not Apply In 2012, Ariel Levy, a New Yorker staff writer since 2008 and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, had it all: a wife, a successful... Read more


Band Aid Hilariously Portraits a Discombobulated Marriage

For women and film, oh what a month has it been. Sofia Coppola became the second woman in Cannes history to win for best director thanks to her artful reinterpretation... Read more


Paris Can Wait Marries Insight And Indulgence

Paris Can Wait begins with a jazzy number. Anne (Diane Lane) leans reflectively against her hotel balcony while staring out at the sparkling French coast. She muses at her croissant... Read more


Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Beyond Shimmering Skies

To enjoy Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, one must love three things: superhero action films, Chris Pratt with imposing, curled sideburns, and a certain tiny, adorable baby tree. The... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Stripped: Authority in Fashion

In this episode of Stripped, Emma Francois and Isabel Lord discuss unicorns and other fashion news (IKEA bag and Rihanna’s outfit), followed by an in-depth look at the role of education, childhood, and fashion in cultivating... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Stripped: the new Vogue and the future of fashion

In this thrilling episode of Stripped, Emma Francois and Isabel Lord discuss the future of fashion tech, ‘zines, and jobs. Topics include the innovative 3D-printed Adidas midsoles, the newly announced... Read more