Splendid Sundays Volume 175

Sunday, March 29, 2015

A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

How a filmmaker in Ghana is carving space for women in the country's film industry and changing perceptions of femininity. "Along with their gains in the industry, female movie stars are using their platform to confront the climate of moral censure against women in Ghana." [Al Jazeera]

Femininity, fashion and power: the strategic message Michelle Obama's clothes sent during her Let Girls Learn tour.  [The New York Times]

How Maine bookmaker LL Bean became fashion's hottest company. The waiting list for their duck boots is 100,000 people deep. [Forbes]

What memorizing a TED talk did to my brain. "Consciously, we want to remember something, but that’s not sufficient to embed information in the networks of the brain. We have to earn the memories we want." [Fusion]

Noteworthy from The Splendid Collective:

The 2015 UK Wedding Study from Splendid Insights is now available for download, along with the Premium and Luxury wedding budget reports.

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