“I just don’t think that feminine empowerment and liberation has to come through the neutralization of gender or basically the woman becoming a man. My silhouettes embrace the female form like the Parisians like it but allow for the empowerment of the London or New York woman. It is time that we leave our feminine resentments behind and reconstruct a femininity that is elegant yet empowered. Erin O’Connor meets riot girl.” —Fashion designer Masha Ma reflects on the mentality of her own brand. (via dazeddigital)
“In Hollywood, though, not all quadrants are created equal. If you, for instance, have a vagina, you’re pretty much out of luck, because women, in studio thinking, are considered a niche audience that, except when Sandra Bullock reads a script or Nicholas Sparks writes a novel, generally isn’t worth taking the time to figure out. And if you were born before 1985… well, it is my sad duty to inform you that in the eyes of Hollywood, you are one of what the kids on the Internet call “the olds.” I know—you thought you were one of the kids on the Internet. Not to the studios, which have realized that the closer you get to (or the farther you get from) your thirtieth birthday, the more likely you are to develop things like taste and discernment, which render you such an exhausting proposition in terms of selling a movie that, well, you might as well have a vagina.” —GQ: The Day the Movies Died (via chrisframpton)
Mar 7 Sagittarius: Stop letting your age dictate your choices. Take action according to how you feel, not according to how society says you should feel based on the number of years you’ve been alive.