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Pia Arrobio On Authenticity In Fashion

LPA Founder Pia Arrobio On Authenticity In Fashion

LPA founder Pia Arrobio spoke with COOLS on her career, navigating the often "catty" nature of fashion, and how she's using her brand as a change agent in the industry. “If you want to make it in fashion, you have to go through being somebody’s bitch,” says Pia Arrobio of the notoriously merciless ...
Ladies, This Woman Has Cracked the Code to Workplace Equality 3

Ladies, This Woman Has Cracked the Code to Workplace Equality

Like most of us, Claire Wasserman was feeling very disheartened and disturbed over the wage gap, and unlike many of us, she decided to do something about it. Claire launched a platform, aptly named Ladies Get Paid, to help empower women to harness their professional ambitions and be proactive in the
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Meet The Woman Who Is Making it Okay to Skip A Shower

Like many New York women, Jackie Stauffer wanted a solution to the time consuming process of waiting for a shower in a workout studio. And like many New York women, Jackie decided to go out and solve her problem herself.After a process that took several years of product development and a resign
soapwalla, Skincare & Acceptance: A Match Made in Soapwalla’s Kitchen

Skincare & Acceptance: A Match Made in Soapwalla’s Kitchen

When it comes to standing up for what she believes in, Rachel Winard does not just “talk the talk.” And that goes for everything: from well-made, natural skincare, all the way to social issues of acceptance and equality. Through her brand Soapwalla, Rachel makes her beliefs a reality.
A Good Pair of Jeans Is Your Best Friend

How is a Pair of Jeans Like a Good Friend?

On a warm, early summer day, three best friends, all smiles and laughs, followed one denim-clad woman behind the other into a bright and airy Soho boutique. Though the bright-eyed women looked like they’re on a shopping trip you’d like to join, they were actually just starting a new day of work.
What do Boobs Have to do With Femininity?

What do Boobs Have to do With Femininity?

What is society’s obsession with boobs? They’re just pockets of fat, yet somehow, boobs have become synonymous with femininity. But to Samantha Paige, femininity is a feeling. After being diagnosed with BRCA1 and electing for a preventative double mastectomy, Samantha decided to forgo her implants and embrace a boob-free life. ...
Patricia Field Proves Fabulous is Forever

Patricia Field Proves Fabulous is Forever

In a swirl of glitter and studs, Patricia Field opens her new ArtFashion Gallery—a place where art and fashion blend and the club kids and downtown darlings that make the style icon’s following are never far from the action.