Designer: "I Was Raped" T-Shirt Intended To Empower

Prominent third-wave feminist activist and writer Jennifer Baumgardner (Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism And The Future) made a splash three years ago when she distributed a controversial t-shirt that had, writ large on the front: "I Had An Abortion," and was worn by Gloria Steinem, Ani DiFranco, and countless women's… » 4/04/08 12:00pm 4/04/08 12:00pm

You're Not A Real Fashion Victim 'Til You've Landed In The ER

Poor Simon Doonan: the writer and creative director of Barneys New York is suffering from a fashion-inflicted injury, or so he says in his column in this week's New York Observer. » 1/09/08 4:30pm 1/09/08 4:30pm

Motivated by his sorry state, Doonan set out to track down fellow victims of the thing we call fashion. After all, who amongst us has not…