The Fox Eye Trend and its Xenophobic Roots

You’ve probably seen the “fox eye trend” all over your Instagram feed lately.  The upturned, catlike eye pose, made popular by many celebrities, has gained traction on social media as of late. Also referred to as the “headache pose”, this gesture has been used as a go-to editorial pose for many high-fashion models and influencers.  Globally-known runway models Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner are among … Continue reading The Fox Eye Trend and its Xenophobic Roots

Companies Hit ‘Pause’ on Hate with Facebook Ad Boycott

Facebook has earned its spot on the list of the most-used social media platforms over the years, gaining popularity on a global scale. While the website is mainly used to share photos or to communicate with friends and family, a newfound political platform has taken shape on the website in recent years. Instead of reading the newspaper with their morning coffee, many users have opted … Continue reading Companies Hit ‘Pause’ on Hate with Facebook Ad Boycott

#PayUp: The Hashtag that is Transforming the Fashion Industry

If you haven’t already heard, there’s a fashion revolution on the rise. You may have seen the #PayUp hashtag circulating around the internet recently. But what exactly is this movement, and why should I care?  The #PayUp movement surfaced in late March 2020 after Remake, a fashion advocacy organization founded by Ayesha Barenblat, launched the campaign via Instagram. Ever since its creation, the hashtag has … Continue reading #PayUp: The Hashtag that is Transforming the Fashion Industry