coco chanel

Spray Tan Politics

Suntanned skin became a seasonal beauty standard for wealthy white women in the 1920s. Cristen and Caroline explore the class and colorism behind our tanning tradition and spotlight why there's far more than Coco Chanel's revolutionary sunburn.

Coco Chanel, Nazi?

While Chanel's rise from being an impoverished orphan to a seamstress to the post-World War I haute couture fashion designer she's still thought of today is impressive, her documented anti-Semitism and alignment with Nazi sympathizers, such as her longtime British lover the Duke of Westminster, Hugh Richard Arthur Grosvenor, known Nazi sympathizer, grows more detestable the more one reads...