girl power


what exactly do the spice girls stand for in 2019?

We crash their reunion tour to find out.
Brian O'Flynn

victoria beckham's first reebok collaboration looks to shaq and the 90s

The designer talks sneakers, sitting on Shaq's shoulders, and leg selfies.
Jack Sunnucks

willow smith and tyra banks are headlining a 'lilith fair' for 2017

Girl Cult will feature performances from Chloe x Halle and Diana Gordon, as well as panels on issues like body image and female entrepreneurship.
André-Naquian Wheeler

how school girls fought for feminism in the 60s and 70s

Sick of being excluded from the mainstream Women’s Rights movement, a new generation of teen activists created their own revolutions in the school yard.
Madison Griffiths

connie constance on girl power, race and keeping it real

In collaboration with Clarks Originals, i-D shine the spotlight on the young London singer with the velvet voice; a future classic pulling at our heartstrings and making us swoon.
Francesca Dunn

how girl power made us who we are today

Sure, Girl Power commodified feminism, but the Spice Girls’ enduring message of female equality and doing what you really, really want shaped the brains of fourth-wavers for the better.
Stevie Mackenzie-Smith

feminist teen musicians tell sexist battle of the bands judge where to go

The feedback at a local Battle of the Bands was "glaring and crude, sexist and stereotypical," the girls say.
Alice Newell-Hanson

10 coming-of-age girl power icons in pop culture

From Angela Chase to Denise Huxtable, here are the characters that helped get us through girlhood.
Emily Manning

meet your new online girl guru, anna collins

In her freshly launched YouTube series, Petra Collins’ younger sister Anna dispatches advice on sex, high school and body image, straight from her bedroom.
Alice Newell-Hanson

we dissect the girl power of 90s r&b

In the month TLC’s classic track Waterfalls turns 20, it's time the ‘Girl Power’ mantle was returned to its rightful owners: the kick-ass women who emerged in the same decade as critical parts of the US R&B and hip hop scenes.
Emma Finamore

me and you: feminist underwear by petra collins' bffs

Mayan Toledano and Julia Baylis launch their line of girl power t-shirts and underwear today — and a website that feels like your sticker-covered teenage bedroom.
Alice Newell-Hanson
Think Pieces

female friendships can be the most rewarding of our lives

As passionate as a love affair, as close as flesh and blood and as supportive as a therapist; NY photographer Petra Collins turns her lens on her nearest and dearest and their sisters, lovers and best friends to prove girls really do rule the world.
Sarah Raphael