Tag Archives: Ann Street Studio

do, don’t try

Do, Don’t Try When I cracked my laptop open this morning, there was a lot of trepidation. I circled the thing like a cat. I pawed at it a few times before I finally sat down, facing the screen like it was showing a horror movie. “After more than a week off, it’s time to […]

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mannequins and self-portraits, seeing me

Mannequins If we think of mannequins at all, we think of the ubiquitous figures we see standing in store windows everywhere. But the development and history of mannequins is fascinating. The term mannequin is from a French word, coming from the Flemish word meaning “little man.” The very first mannequins were dressed up dolls. But […]

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on becoming a webzine

I don’t know exactly when it started, I wasn’t really aware of the process. I don’t know if one day something just cracked, and it crossed over some line. It, Look For The Woman, is becoming a webzine.   Maybe it’s simple, I’ve always loved magazines. From an early age, the dreamer in me felt nourished by what were called […]

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body shaming, body acceptance, my thighs

Part 3 of my Italian Style series is coming, but I felt compelled to talk about this today… While I am by no means whatsoever into “body shaming,” I reserve the right to dislike my thighs. They’re mine, after all, and I said dislike not hate. When I was younger, I hated my thighs, but now, ostensibly […]

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