I put up this post four years ago today! International Women’s Day is the perfect time to rerun it- clearly, things have changed dramatically in a such short period of time.
Last evening I went to hear Gloria Steinem speak. She was on a panel comprised of women who had participated in the documentary MAKERS: The Women Who Make America. Ms. Steinem was amazing, especially considering that she is just shy of 79.
Despite the fabulous Ms. Steinem, I found the talk uneven and the moderator a tad patronizing toward the feminist star and her generation. Regardless, I was struck by the question “what is feminism today?”. Am I a feminist? By definition, yes. Do I call myself a feminist? Yes and no. I feel that the term represents the women who came before me; the ones who fought for rights I now take for granted. But I think this is naive, and I am wondering why many women today refuse to apply the term to themselves.
Cotton-blend poplin trench coat
Padlock GG Supreme small cross-body bag
Double-breasted wool coat
Triangle buckle skinny belt
Le high cropped straight-leg jeans
Jordaan logo-jacquard velvet loafers
Shamrock black everyday blazer
Andir stretch-ponte skinny pants
Via Della Spiga Printed stretch-cotton dress
Reversible shearling coat
Frayed checked cotton-blend tweed skirt