Fierce Femmes Launch. Image by F D Photo 2014

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Review: Fierce Femmes

When I heard about the latest Familyyy Fierce event, via Rarely Wears Lipstick columnist Rubyyy Jones, I knew I simply had to go along. Sadly, my diary was not my friend on this occasion and I
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Fashion

Whistle & Wolf Tropical Floral Tailored Shorts Classic Trends: Stunning summer florals

I’m not usually one to post on trends, but there are a few classic styles and prints which crop up every year and it’s always fascinating to see how my favourite brands incorporate them into their collections. Florals can usually be relied upon to add a print into your wardrobe, and there’s usually a fun
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CIAD-Tartan-Exhibition Tartan: Its Journey Through the African Diaspora

On Friday, I attended an exhibition talk as part of the first major exhibition from the The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD). Made possible by a Heritage Lottery Fund award, Tartan: Its Journey Through
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Costumes designed for Madonna by Jean Paul Gaultier Review: The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier

As I told you back in June, I went to the Barbican to see The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk but was waiting until I’d been a second time before attempting to write a review. It’s a jam packed blockbuster of an exhibition which encourages visitors to snap photos
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Harlow & Fox lingerie at Wayward Grace Luxury lingerie from Harlow & Fox

As my Twitter followers will have already seen, I spent Friday night perusing beautiful lingerie with a gin cocktail in one hand and a fan in the other. Lingerie boutique Wayward Grace at Revival in
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Nicky Rockets t-shirt Nicky Rockets’ “Killer Curves” T-Shirts

I love reviewing things here on Rarely Wears Lipstick, but it always has to be something that I think is worth reviewing. If I’m going to spend the time to wear/use something, take photos and write a blog post, it needs to be for a product that fits well with me and my blog. A
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Sex / Relationships

Image via ArTeTeTrA's Flickr photostream Rubyyy Jones: Balance

Hello Darlings! Hope this blog post finds you enjoying your deep and delicious summer. We’ve been so blessed with such joyful sunshine this season while tumult spells summer for many around the world. I hope
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Image via abrinsky's Flickr photostream Active Listening: The Key To Good Relationships?

Why do some people seem to disagree but never argue? Some couples manage to get along despite their differences and never end up having heated rows, so what’s their secret? Most of the time, when we communicate with people, we interact. When they tell us a story, we can’t wait to add a comment or
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Butterfly Rubyyy Jones: Waiting…

Hello darlings! Hoping this little blog post finds you feeling absolutely joyous and gentle at the same time. So much has been going on in the world, my world and, therefore no doubt, your world.
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Life

Fierce Femmes Launch. Image by F D Photo 2014 Review: Fierce Femmes

When I heard about the latest Familyyy Fierce event, via Rarely Wears Lipstick columnist Rubyyy Jones, I knew I simply had to go along. Sadly, my diary was not my friend on this occasion and I
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Image via slgckgc's Flickr photostream. Body Image vs Self Image

I stumbled across a whole cache of articles (thank you, Psychology Today) which tangenitally prodded my thinking on wanting to lose weight, but the more I read, the more I didn’t feel they were addressing
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Changing of the Guard, Stockholm. Photo by lipsticklori 10 Things You (Probably) Never Knew About Dance

Here at Rarely Wears Lipstick we welcome guest posts on a variety of topics that might interest our readers. Lori’s latest request for posts has brought in this fantastic list of ten things you (maybe!)
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Feminism

Image via slgckgc's Flickr photostream. Body Image vs Self Image

I stumbled across a whole cache of articles (thank you, Psychology Today) which tangenitally prodded my thinking on wanting to lose weight, but the more I read, the more I didn’t feel they were addressing
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The Vagenda: A Zero Tolerance Guide to the Media Review: The Vagenda

When I was offered a review copy of The Vagenda: A Zero Tolerance Guide to the Media by Holly Baxter and Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, I was initially hesitant for a couple of reasons. The first is
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Image via Bo Nielsen's Flickr photostream Ask A Feminist: Street Harrassment

This month, the Rarely Wears Lipstick ‘Ask A Feminist’ panel have been asked the following question: Do you have any tips on how to handle street harassment? I emailed the panel and have reported the resulting conversation in full. I hope you find it interesting and/or useful. Feel free to add your views (and suggestions
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