FAKE LIFE

Time to clear the air.

My Instagram followers have been increasing by the thousands every day for over a week now. This could sound like good news but really it’s not because these accounts are fake, empty shells with no one behind them. Continue reading “FAKE LIFE”

THE BEAUTY MYTH – PART 2

Is a moment of outrage allowed? I guess so.

I have written about my love for Naomi Wolf’s “Beauty Myth”, published in 1990, on a previous occasion. The essay explores how women were, and continue to be, alienated by unrealistic diktats around physical perfection, desirability and the constant staging of their bodies as sexual objects. Continue reading “THE BEAUTY MYTH – PART 2”

GOING PRIVATE

People often wonder why I don’t post more pictures of the kids.

The dear teenager has her own Instagram account and seeing as the teenage years aren’t generally the ones during which you feel most luminous and radiant, I would never post any picture of her without her explicit approval. Continue reading “GOING PRIVATE”

COURREGES

Today’s subject of discussion is none other than one of the most vanguard Parisian brands, the famous maison Courrèges, which was one of the first to offer trousers and miniskirts to women. Continue reading “COURREGES”

MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL

When you have a public account on Instagram and that you wish to reach a maximum number of people, there are two possible postures.

The first one is to consider that you influence others: the idea is therefore to increase your number of followers whilst only following a few, often institutional or celebrities accounts. Continue reading “MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL”