Before And After: Lithuanian Photographer Showed How Motherhood Changes Women

Before And After: Lithuanian Photographer Showed How Motherhood Changes Women

Motherhood changes a woman’s body markedly. But there are also deeper changes that affect the character and outlook. Are they reflected in the face, in the look? Continue reading »

“75 Parisiennes”: French Photographer Spends 6 Years Capturing Women In Paris

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"75 Parisiennes": French Photographer Spends 6 Years Capturing Women In Paris

This book in which a selection of 75 photographs are presented, is the outcome of six years of work by the portraitist Baudouin on the women of Paris. The photographs are a tribute to these Parisiennes, whose diversity and complexity have caused rivers of ink to flow. Continue reading »

Cool Snaps Show What Badass Girls Looked Like In The 1940s

Cool Snaps Show What Badass Girls Looked Like In The 1940s

And good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere… A cool photo collection shows what badass girls looked like from the 1940s. Continue reading »

Trümmerfrauen: The Women Who Helped Rebuild Germany After World War 2

Trümmerfrauen: The Women Who Helped Rebuild Germany After World War 2

After the end of World War 2, one of the main tasks was to clear the urban areas of ruin and start rebuilding Europe—Germany in particular, where the damage was extensive. Allied bombing had laid to waste nearly every German city, town and village, destroying millions of homes, public buildings, schools, factories, as well as centuries-old cathedrals, mediaeval houses and other historic structures. Continue reading »

“Untypical Girls”: Early Photographs Of Women In Punk From Between The Late 1970s And Early 1990s

Punk girls with Belinda Carlisle from the Go-Go’s in the center. Los Angeles, 1978. Photo by Mike Murphy.
"Untypical Girls": Early Photographs Of Women In Punk From Between The Late 1970s And Early 1990s

These rarely seen, personal photographs, taken from Sam Knee’s forthcoming book, Untypical Girls: Styles and Sounds of the Transatlantic Indie Revolution, chart the rise of women in alternative music. Continue reading »

Company Creates Satirical T-Shirts That Intentionally Portray Man The Way Society Portrays Women

Company Creates Satirical T-Shirts That Intentionally Portray Man The Way Society Portrays Women

Imagine that the world as we know it was turned on its head, gender roles and stereotypes were flipped and men got to see life through the eyes of a woman’s experience. In this world, women are historically the dominant sex, taking lead roles in science, art, and exploration, while men are largely tasked with domestic duties, looking after the house and raising children. Continue reading »

Who Says Girls Can’t Repair Cars? Check Out These Amazing Photographs Of Women Auto Mechanics From The Early 20th Century

Women began finding work when World War I began in 1914; they had to take the jobs of men who had gone to war. A wide range of jobs needed filling. Automotive machines were in large production around this time to supply the United States and other countries with vehicles for war. This was the start of women playing important roles in the automotive industry.

Who Says Girls Can't Repair Cars? Check Out These Amazing Photographs Of Women Auto Mechanics From The Early 20th Century
Not all women on the front lines were part of the military though; many were volunteers offering their help to medical services such as the Red Cross. This woman served as an ambulance driver with the Voluntary Aid Detachment, an offshoot of the Red Cross. Unlike most ambulance drivers, though, those who operated the vehicles on the front lines had to know how to repair and service their cars, as you see this woman doing in this image by Ernest Brooks shot in 1916. Continue reading »

This Is An Ad For Men: Hire More Women In Leadership Roles

This Is An Ad For Men: Hire More Women In Leadership Roles

The sad truth about gender equality in Germany: Men dominate the management and executive boards – with 91.4%. Time to prove that women belong in leadership too. Based on a data project, L’Oreal Paris collected and analyzed several studies and data sets with results that led to the first cosmetic advertising for men. Continue reading »

Twitter Thread Roasts Bathtub Tray Ads For Women

Twitter Thread Roasts Bathtub Tray Ads For Women

A bathroom tray advertisement prompted a slew of tweets from a woman who used dripping sarcasm set the record straight about what a woman’s bathtub time really looks like. Continue reading »

Splendid Vintage Snaps Of Young Girls With Very Big Hair In The 1980s

Splendid Vintage Snaps Of Young Girls With Very Big Hair In The 1980s

The 1980s can be categorized as a decade of excess. The new generation of young people placed a heavy emphasis on individuality, materialism and consumerism, all of which was reflected in the popular fashions and hairstyles of the time. As usual, the music, television and, for the first time, computer industries played a prominent role in determining what styles and trends took off across the country. Continue reading »

Stunning Photos Show The Sexy Models Of 1980s Autobuff Magazine

Stunning Photos Show The Sexy Models Of 1980s Autobuff Magazine
Autobuff December 1984

Here below is a cool photo collection that shows sexy models of Autobuff magazine in the mid-1980s. Continue reading »

“Hail The Dark Lioness”: An Important Series Addressing Identity Politics And Racial Injustice

"Hail The Dark Lioness": An Important Series Addressing Identity Politics And Racial Injustice

South African visual artist, activist, and photographer Zanele Muholi took 365 self-portraits for her series titled ‘Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness’, to bring to attention the injustices faced by South African people of color. Continue reading »

Budweiser Adapts Its Sexist Ads From The 50s And 60s To 2019

Budweiser Adapts Its Sexist Ads From The 50s And 60s To 2019

In honor of the International Women’s Day, Budweiser, in collaboration with VaynerMedia, decided to revisit some of their some of their advertisements from the past era, that had some rather sexist remarks. The ads implied that anything women did was supposed to please men, with little attention to themselves. However, thanks to the efforts of feminists everywhere, that is no longer the case and women are free to be themselves without looking for male approval – and Budweiser decided to showcase just that. Continue reading »

These Stunning Underwater Paintings By Isabel Emrich Will Take Your Breath Away

These Stunning Underwater Paintings By Isabel Emrich Will Take Your Breath Away

Isabel Emrich works in an Expressionistic style that straddles both abstraction and figuration. Her brushwork is both strong and fluid – qualities that echo the nature of water, itself. With zeal, Emrich captures the ‘special effects’ water presents to the eye: chaotic refractions in multi-planar space, sparkling light effects, distorted shadows, rippled reflections, etc. – much of it in thick impasto paint, contrasted by passages of smooth vitality. Continue reading »

Honest Posters Showing What Women Should ‘Thank A Feminist’ For

Honest Posters Showing What Women Should ‘Thank A Feminist’ For

An online feminist community called the School of Feminism has suggested and uploaded a series of designs to the internet, listing some of the biggest achievements that societies’ have earned in their quest towards equality. Continue reading »

Elegant Photos That Defined Edwardian Fashion Styles Of Young Women

Elegant Photos That Defined Edwardian Fashion Styles Of Young Women

One of the primary changes of the Edwardian Era included the change in clothes of the women.

A typical Edwardian Woman was very fashion conscious and this era hence brought about remarkable new trends in women’s attire. Curvy hips and fuller low chests were the unique characteristics of this era because they emphasised slim and trim fits. Continue reading »

Hairy Leggings Are Here To Create the Illusion Of Unshaven Legs

Hairy Leggings Are Here To Create the Illusion Of Unshaven Legs

Because the locomotive engineer driving humanity’s train decided to push the lever to full-steam ahead and then break it off so we’re left barreling towards the end of the line, these are a pair of hairy leg leggings (with a blank crotch like a Ken doll) available from custom clothing printer Contrado. Continue reading »

5 Year-Old Recreates Photos Of Iconic Women Every Day Of Black History Month

5 Year-Old Recreates Photos Of Iconic Women Every Day Of Black History Month

In honor of black history month, a mother and a daughter teamed up to recreate photos of iconic black women.

Back in February 2017, Cristi Jones decided to commemorate the month by dressing her 5-year-old daughter and shared the results on Twitter. While there were so many women worth to mention, Cristi decided to take one photo per day and narrowed down the list to 29 memorable figures. Not only did her daughter had so much fun picking out costumes and dressing up, but she also learned about important black women throughout history. Continue reading »

Before Digital Camera Popularity: Studio Portrait Photos Of Beautiful Women In The 1980s

Before Digital Camera Popularity: Studio Portrait Photos Of Beautiful Women In The 1980s

In the mid-to-late 1990s, DSLR cameras became common among consumers. By the mid-2000s, DSLR cameras had largely replaced film cameras. Before it, JMG Photography shot these glamorous photos of beautiful women at his studio from the 1980s. Continue reading »

For The Ladies: Cute Animal Face Underwear With Ears

For The Ladies: Cute Animal Face Underwear With Ears

This is a series of underwear for ladies (and dudes who wear lady’s underwear) featuring hand-sewn animal faces and little ears. They’re for sale by Etsy seller @knickerocker, who also makes matching crop tops of the same animal faces. Continue reading »

Outrageously Long Hair Of The Victorian Era Will Make You Gasp

Outrageously Long Hair Of The Victorian Era Will Make You Gasp

The Victorian era technically spanned from June 20, 1837, until Queen Victoria’s death on January 22, 1901. This was a rather peaceful time in the United Kingdom, and a romantic one as well, a change from the highly rational Georgian period that preceded it. Continue reading »

Charming Photos Of Cool Girls Posing With Their Cars In The 1920s

Charming Photos Of Cool Girls Posing With Their Cars In The 1920s

In the 1920s, women posed for photos with their cars all over the world. The photos are charming and capture the days of the very first road trips, gorgeous vintage fashion, and, of course, some fascinating old cars. The most importrant thing that they showed us the roles of women were changing in society, as they became more independent, and gained more and more rights.

These charming snapshots that captured cool girls with theirs cars from the 1920s. Continue reading »

Beautiful Feminine Illustrations By Lois Van Baarle

Beautiful Feminine Illustrations By Lois Van Baarle

Lois van Baarle is a digital artist and animator. Lois has been drawing her whole life. She is from the Netherlands, moved all around the world as a kid, and now lives in the Netherlands again, working as a freelance character designer and illustrator. Continue reading »

Tired Of Seeing Prejudice Against Plus-Sized Women This Artist Turned Them Into Art

Tired Of Seeing Prejudice Against Plus-Sized Women This Artist Turned Them Into Art

We’ve had all the possible versions of the ‘ideal’ body throughout history, and it’s about time that we agree – beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, and the most attractive is the art of being comfortable and confident in your own skin. Nevertheless, mainstream media keeps placing images of the perfect body in our brains and the pressure to conform is real. Continue reading »

Sensual Female Portraits By The Russian Painter Andrei Markin

Sensual Female Portraits By The Russian Painter Andrei Markin

Andrei Markin, a Russian professional artist, was born in a village of Andreevka, Moscow region. He was grown up in a family of artists, his father Victor Markin is a painter as well. Andrei has been successfully graduated at a few Russian art schools and now he creates beautiful portraits, still-life paintings and landscapes. In this post, we collected Andrei’s best pictures of women for you. Continue reading »