Marie Claire is a monthly women’s magazine from France since 1937 but also distributed in other countries with specific editions and languages (The FMD – FashionModelDirectory.com, 2015). Marie Claire Malaysia prides itself as one of the most establised female magazines here and Marie Claire Malaysia is celebrating its 21st Anniversary this year (Marieclairegroup.com, 2012). By seeing… Continue reading 09 Marie Claire Malaysia
Elle, women’s fashion magazine founded in France in 1945 by Pierre Lazareff and his wife Hélène Gordon and owned by the Lagardère Group of France. Its name is the French word for “she” (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2015). Elle features content about fashion, beauty, feminism, and style with supporting sections such as health and fitness, food, travel, relationships, celebrities,… Continue reading 08 the ELLE Malaysia – all about “she”
I would like to discuss about one of the female teenage magazine, Mina. Mina is a Japan based fashion magazine and there are Malaysia’s Chinese version selling here. After glance over the magazine, I found that most of the style are very casual and young. June’s issue cover girl is popular Japanese actress and model,… Continue reading 07 Look through young girls’ magazine
After visiting my classmate, Carmen’s blog, one of the blog entry is about our Chinese traditional wear – Cheongsam. It has reminded me about one of the biggest fashion event, MET Gala 2015. The MET Gala took place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last month. The theme of this year gala is China: Through… Continue reading 06 Chinese elements in fashion.
Southeast Asian (SEA) Games just ended at 16th . During the game, a controversy happened on a Muslim Malaysian female gymnast, Farah Ann Abdul Hadi who is a double gold medalist. She has gained a big honor for our country, but she is criticized by religious leaders because of her outfit. Farah Ann Abdul Hadi… Continue reading 05 Muslim female gymnast‘s controversy
Before the millennium, traditional mass media are the main platform to deliver the impression or image of gender. The characteristics of female are easily being cast by television broadcast which includes drama, news, documentaries, chat shows, lifestyle program, films, soup operas, music videos and more. The images of women are also can be observe on the… Continue reading 04 Female in mass media.
When the word “Fashion” first goes into your mind what will I think of? Apparel? Beautiful? Models? Female! Female’s apparel much more common than male’s. Fashion magazine or Brand’s fashion show mostly used female models more than male models. What has prompted this phenomena in the fashion industry? Larry D. Woodard, president and CEO of… Continue reading 03 Female dominating the fashion