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American Woman

American Woman: How Feminism Is Changing the Identity Discourse

Anushay Hossain | Posted 11.11.2013 | World
Anushay Hossain

The #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen hashtag made women of color, "ethnic women," even if just for a fleeting, Internet moment step outside of the shadows and grab the mic. We took control of the narrative instead of having it defined for us.

Kate Middleton vs. Kim Kardashian: The Importance Of Loving The Skin You Are In

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 07.15.2013 | Celebrity
Stephanie R. Caudle

Two women that for years have been portrayed by the media as the "American Woman's Dream" are now facing scrutiny because of their weights, their pregnancy weights. Amazing. So what exactly does it mean to be too fat and or too skinny in today's society?

U.S. Citizen Killed In Italy

AP | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press ROME -- The driver of a car that hit and killed an American woman while she was jogging turned himself in Frid...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Photos From 'American Woman:Fashioning A National Identity' At The Met

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Charles Frederick Worth, Callot Soeurs, Gabrielle Chanel, and more WHAT: American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity WHEN: May 5th - August ...

American Woman: 15 Trailblazers Vogue Left Off Their List

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 11.28.2012 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

At this time of year, for those in the fashion industry, "going to the Met" has nothing to do with spending a lazy day in the galleries, admiring Byza...

GREAT EXHIBITIONS: Metropolitan Museum, De Young Museum, Phillips Collection

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: American Woman: Fashioning A National Identity WHO: House of Worth, Liberty of London, Madeleine Vionnet, Madame Gres WHEN: May 5 - August 15, 2...

Forgotten American Women

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Some exhibitions and their catalogs, such as Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall--An Artist's Country Estate, are all one could ever wish for. Wi...

Who Kidnapped Brooke Astor? (NEWS FLASH: She's Been Found!)

Michael Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Gross

The Met's Costume Institute has a new-ish show, "American Woman," exploring the modern woman through dress. I just got a list of those women and some are very worthy, but it's a missing name -- the late Brooke Astor's -- that intrigues me most.