The Sexist History Of No Pockets In Women’s Clothing

    An historical reenactment of medieval bags. Photo: DEA / C. BALOSSINI / Getty When shopping for women’s jeans, how many times have you found yourself disappointed with the pockets of the garment? They are either fake or too small to serve the purpose of being a pocket. As women, we all are also familiar with […]

    Foiling Pick-Pockets: The New Women’s Line From Clothing Arts

    Cloting Arts Women’s Travel Shirt I first met Adam Rapp in Namibia a few years ago at the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS). He was there to show off some rather cool shirts and pants that he called Pick-Pocket Proof, designed after a year of vagabonding around the world. His company is called Clothing Arts […]

    Downtown Baraboo shop adds women’s clothing

    Sheila Byberg surmised there was demand for a women’s clothing outlet in downtown Baraboo. A steady stream of shoppers is proving her right. “It’s insane,” she said. “They come in, and they say, ‘What? When did you get into clothes?’” Seven weeks ago, Byberg quietly added women’s clothing to the eclectic mix of merchandise at […]

    Young Designer Wows the World of Women’s Business Attire

    Creating women’s pants probably doesn’t sound like the most exciting business venture. But professional women might also notice a lack of options when it comes to different styles and types of dress pants. Entrepreneur Eunice Cho noticed this void in the market. She wanted to find pants she could wear to interview for business school […]

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    Women’s rights undercut by water crisis in Bangladesh

    Image credit: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP / Women are on the frontlines of climate change, both as those affected by it, and as the first responders to the crisis. This holds across the region, as women in Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh struggle to deal with the crisis of water. Bangladesh is the country most vulnerable to the […]

    This Women’s Clothing Brand Is Made For Professional Women Who Hate To Shop

    ELIZABETH SEGRAN 03.31.16 6:06 AM “I’m so sick of the stereotype that all women are shopping-obsessed,” Sarah LaFleur, the 32-year-old cofounder of the workwear brand MM.LaFleur, tells Fast Company. After college, LaFleur spent several years working in management consulting and private equity, where she needed a rotation of crisp, smart work clothes. But she had […]