Glued to the tube
The new generation leading ladies…I just can’t get enough of them solving scandals, challenging authorities, fighting battles and outsmarting criminals. I have spent so many hours with these ladies I feel like they are my new partners in crime. But why is it that I and millions of viewers just can’t get enough of these female powerhouses?
For the ones that don’t know;-) I am quite interested in woman, their role in society and how this changes over time. Because of this I know that the history of media is filled with examples of boring female clichés. For decades we’ve been overloaded by stories starring:
a) women behind men,
b) girls next door,
c) ladies looking for Mr. Right,
d) a combination of the above
Basically we’ve been sedated by an uninspiring parade of women who supposedly needed men to be saved. And of course I love some male attention, but I am a strong believer of gender equality, instead of stereotyping women in supporting their prince charming in his dreams.
But given the popularity of today’s on screen successes like Scandal, Homeland and Vikings, it seems the turnaround has started! These leading ladies of today are all women who act independent. and if you ask me… another step to gender equality. #femalesforward
The ultimate shop girls’ swimwear guide
Did you know that it takes about 10 minutes for the average marlies|dekkers customer to decide on a lingerie set, but well over an hour to choose a bathing suit or bikini? With these tips from my own swimwear experts you’ll shop like a pro.
The worst boob-bloopers on the beach (and my solutions!)
Do you recognize any of these classic bikini #FAILS? Don’t worry! Because my swimwear comes in actual cup sizes -rather than just small, medium, large- I have a very specific solution for each problem (call it bikini-science). You’ve got this!
4 ways to wear your pareo
Yes, a pareo is an excellent beach cover up. But did you know it can be so much more?
My three different shades of love
If you could wear only one colour of lingerie for the rest of your life, what colour would that be?