Arabelle Sicardi

Arabelle Sicardi

I'm a fashion and beauty writer.

I write about beauty, fashion, feminism and identity for a bunch of different places.

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The Curious Case of Kendall & Kim

Kim Kardashian has wanted to be fashion's darling for ages, but her little sister is taking that throne for herself....

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Capitalism [Dot] Blogspot [Dot] Com -

It comes to this: fashion bloggers, a lot of us, are a bunch of sell-outs....

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Arabelle Sicardi On Glamorous Hoarding -

Share I’ve been thinking a lot about storytelling lately. The stories our clothes tell us, specifically. The end of the year compelled me to......

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Makeup & Resistance: It's not about pretty -

Share New Year, New You — a mantra we’re all supposed to follow, typically with juice cleanses and promises to be nicer to our......

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Yummies, Luxury, and the Fashion Narrative -

The TSC team sits down to discuss gender dynamics and the fashion narrative....

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In Sickness and In Helmut Lang -

I just visited another round of doctors today, which is why I'm writing this, on my way back to work. I hadn't had these specific rounds of tests in awhile -- but I slipped into the dressing room with the same excitement I get at Tokio 7. This was intentional...

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Rihanna, Slut-Shaming and the Emotional Toll of Clothes -

Rihanna's sheer moment at the CFDA sparked a moment in my own wardrobe, which led to something bigger: the gigantic space male entitlement takes up. Gross....

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An Ode to Ugly Winter Clothes -

Share With the return of cold weather comes the return of moon boots and Uggs and puffy jackets. Coming with it also are the......

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A Case of Monsters: Skincare Solutions to Stop Hating Your Face

Share While I am an admittedly gorgeous individual (I’m not joking, sorry, LOVE YOURSELVES PEOPLE) who cannot pass a reflective surface without vogueing to......

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Rape Culture & High Fashion -

You know those articles that go around all about trends dudes hate, (rape culture) things to wear to make your man want you, so on, so forth......

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Trauma and Fashion Armor

If I treat my trauma like an accessory, it doesn't define me and I can manipulate it like I manipulate fashion. Nothing will ever swallow me whole....

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Hellish Cruella Glam -

Arabelle Sicardi plays devil's advocate in the fur debate....

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Photoshopping the Beauty Standards Away 4 Art -

We loved the recent bad photoshop representations of beauty standards so much we had to join in....

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Dov Charney is Out of American Apparel, and We Have Some Questions -

Let's talk about what took them so damn long -- and also, of course, what's next....

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Film, Fashion & Appearance As Resistance -

While this edition has less to do with makeup, it has everything to do with appearance as resistance....