It's OK for intellectual feminists to like fashion

Blog title from Hadley Freeman's book The Meaning of Sunglasses : "Prada styles itself as the label it's OK for intellectual feminists to like".

The author is a bilingual fashion editor, writer and translator with a serious blog, cinema and magazine habit.

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What the press and fellow bloggers are saying about Fashion Abecedaire

Refinery 29: Not Dead Yet: Stop Saying Fashion Blogs are over!

Then there are the plethora of fashion-focused Tumblrs that range from the serious (like the aptly named It’s OK for Intellectual Feminists to Like Fashion) and the high-minded (see:Textbook, which imagines literary characters dressed in the latest runway clothes), to the irreverent (Fuck Yeah Menswear), and downright silly (the Cosby Sweater Project). “

Prada Candy will satisfy the senses: Beauty Spot

Leanne Delap, Thestar.com, 4 May 2012

"One of my favourite blogs is written by a serious and bright young bilingual fashion critic named Lucie Goulet. It’s called Fashion Abecedaire and you’ll find it on Tumblr. Its tagline: “It’s OK for intellectual feminists to like fashion.”

Danielle Meder: Fashion Illustrator and Trend Theorist

Calgaryfashion.ca, 20 March 2012

CF: What are your favorites Blogs?

Current top clicks: The BeheldFashion AbecedaireMode ParadeMusings of an Inappropriate Womanand Rachel Rabbit White.

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Posts analyzing runway and celebrity fashion trends, career advice, and more, from an “intellectual, feminist” slant.

Peacockbird.co.uk

On Fashion Abecedaire there is also a considerable amount of detailed writing. Something a bit different from the plethora of blogs with outfit posts: snaps of women with glossy hair + long legs + black ankle boots + ASOS advert. “

Katie Rose of ‘Want to work for Vogue?’

one of my absolute favourite blogs. Sometimes I go weeks without having a moment to read everything I want to and then I find I have a whole host of things to catch up on. Reading through FA’s posts one after the other is a joy.”

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