Tag: women’s

Restricting Women’s Clothing – and Freedom – in Belgium

The European Court of Human Rights has struck another blow to women’s autonomy, ruling in favor of bans on full-face veils enacted in 2011 in Belgium. Echoing a 2014 ruling in S.A.S v. France, the court cited the vague idea of “living together” as justification for the bans. Nowhere does the…

Toledo natives launch national women’s clothing brand

One summer night in 2015, Michelle Giles couldn’t sleep. She kept envisioning images of tunic dresses, cropped jackets and gathered skirts. So Giles did what many creative types with a bout of insomnia do: She sketched out her ideas on paper. The Toledo native’s late-night inspirations…