Tag: women’s

Women’s clothing boutique begins to bloom downtown

Nicole Paul knew that someday she would accomplish her dream of opening and running her own clothing store and boutique. She didn’t think it would happen so soon. Paul, who grew up in Klamath Falls, opened her first storefront for Bloom & Flourish Boutique at 129A…

H&M to make women’s clothing sizes bigger in UK

Growing frustration over sizing has seen Swedish retail giant H&M relabel its women’s clothing in the UK. While the current standard across Europe sees a UK size 12 equate to a EUR size 40, H&M size conversion sees it equate to EUR 38. The retailer announced…

Hyundai Ioniq bags Women’s World Car of the Year 2017 award

Hyundai’s Ioniq has been awarded the Women’s World Car of the Year 2017 award, along with bagging a win in the Green Car category as well. The jury, made up of 25 respected women motoring writers from 20 different countries, including Autocar India’s Renuka Kirpalani, chose…

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…