Erin McKelle

Erin is a student studying sociology. She is also a social justice activist who has worked on many full bio

Fashion is for EVERY BODY!

 Posted by on December 10, 2012
Dec 102012
Fashion is for EVERY BODY!

It seems that fashion in the United States is made for the thin….at least when it comes to women. Sizes that most stores carry and sizes women actually wear are quite disproportionate.  The average woman in this country wears a size 14, while Hollister, Abercrombie and Fitch, Wet Seal, Urban Outfitters and Zara don’t even […]

Fashion is only for Women!

 Posted by on November 10, 2012
Nov 102012
Fashion is only for Women!

Any discussion of fashion usually revolves around women. Specifically, fashions only women are supposed to wear, be interested in or care about. Even if men are the ones leading the discussion, it is almost always centered on women’s wear. During Fashion Week we only see or hear about shows that depict women’s wear. Fashion seems […]

Oct 312012
Halloween Costumes Enforcing Gender Roles

Today is Halloween, which means eating candy until you puke, prank calling everyone you know and dressing up in fabulous costumes. Speaking of costumes, Have you noticed how Halloween costumes seem to be…designed differently for men and women? Costumes seem to always be gendered and clearly “belong” to one gender or another. And not just […]