I would dare to say that there is a quiet social revolution taking place on the internet across the US and CA and world over, one in which women are saying that they are tired of unrealistic expectations about their bodies. They are protesting being constantly bombarded with over-sexualized messages to bare all. Recently, modest fashion bloggers have played a huge role in bringing modest fashion to the fore. In many ways this is true: social media nowadays allows for all types of voices to be … [Read more...] about Modest and Plus Size Fashion Bloggers Transforming the Social Media Game
Can you smell the sunscreen? Summer is just around the corner, beckoning in 90 long leisurely days of hopping between the beach and the pool, and possibly even enjoying a couple of water parks. It sounds glorious, doesn’t it? But that’s only until you remember that most of the Sunshine Season’s activities necessitate water-friendly attire, which means you can no longer push off that dreaded swimsuit-shopping trip you've been so skillfully evading. If you’re anything like me, you will … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk Swimsuit Anxiety
You may have noticed a surprising trend on the red carpet this year at the various award shows. Stars who, in the past, have been known for wearing barely-there, revealing ensembles opted for quite a different look - a more modest look. Although modesty isn’t a new trend, we’ve seen Mayim Biyalik and even starlets like Angelina Jolie and Anne Hathaway don gorgeous modest gowns on the red carpet before, it sure is a large contrast to the endless cut-out and see-through gowns we’ve seen over the … [Read more...] about Modesty is the New Sexy…in Hollywood!
This past week the topic of modesty seems to be on everyone's mind. With the recent petition from a 15 year-old girl pleading with retailers to offer more modest AND fashionable clothing options, to actress Mayim Bialik's powerful article in GrokNation on her views of modesty - this topic is certainly compelling, evoking the interest and emotions of many. Over the summer, the topic of women, their bodies, modest swimwear and feminism all came to the fore on the front page of the Wall Street … [Read more...] about “Modesty” Is Not a Four Letter Word
Meet Tani, an unbelievably talented 18-year-old up-and-coming designer. Tani submitted her edgy swimwear designs to HydroChic's Girls' Design Contest and simply blew us away with her sporty, elegant and fun looks. We sat down with Tani to find out more about the process that went into her designs and what we can look forward to seeing from her in the future. … [Read more...] about Chic Spotlight: Young Designer