While the majority of fashion magazines are still obsessed with very young and anorexic models, an absolutely relaxed Vanessa Redgrave poses in front of the camera. In her role as a Gucci model she makes a quiet statement, which, however, was followed by a considerable amount of press reaction. The Italian fashion house could attractContinue reading VANESSA REDGRAVE (79) IS MODELLING. A STATEMENT AGAINST THE OBSESSION WITH YOUTH!
Saskia Bruysten was only 27, when she reached a turning point in her life. She started to wonder whether she wanted to continue her life in the same way. She was a successful businesswoman, and asked herself: Is the economic system, which I confidently act in, fair? Can’t I do something more important with myContinue reading SASKIA BRUYSTEN. WHEN YOUNG WOMEN CHANGE THE WORLD
She is a (small) rebellion and this is a good thing. I am talking about the British woman Sophie Slater. She started to study History at Manchester, and became dedicated to women’s rights. One day she had had enough of the way the fashion business treated women. She thought: can fashion be feminist? Are women’sContinue reading SOPHIE SLATER. WHEN YOUNG WOMEN CHANGE THE WORLD
America has had a ‘Green Goddess’ for some time. Her name is Alice Waters and she was one of the first pioneer women in the area of sustainability. Alice is an organic trailblazer from Berkeley, near San Francisco. In the seventies she opened the students’ café Chez Panisse. Today the restaurant, which is known farContinue reading ALICE WATERS. WHEN WOMEN CHANGE THE WORLD