Teaching your daughters to dress with class

Tamara El-Rahi | 29 May 2015
Canadian group TREnDS know what they’re doing.

Black Friday makes for a black hole

Mary Sheehan Warren | 29 November 2012
After a weekend like this last one, where does one even begin?

Should 40-something moms dress like their daughters?

Mariette Ulrich | 28 July 2011
Now that my girls (and I) are getting older, I actually appreciate their advice. But dress like them? No thank you.

Why do girls dress like that?

Carolyn Moynihan | 22 March 2011
Like what? Like prostitutes, says American mother and writer Jennifer Moses in a frank article in the Wall Street Journal. Why? "Because we let them."

US marine gives fashion advice to Aussie women

Carolyn Moynihan | 08 January 2010
The life of man (and woman) in the state of nature, according to English political philosopher Thomas Hobbes is, among other things, “nasty, brutish and short” -- and that pretty well sums up the way women dress in Australia’s Northern Territory, if the opinion of a visiting American Marine Captain is anything to go by.

Rag trade withdraws sexy baby clothes

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 August 2009
It is almost beyond belief what some companies will try to get awaywith in the line of exploiting children. Australian clothing groupCotton On has withdrawn baby clothes with slogans which include “I'm atits man", "The condom broke", and “I'm living proof my mum is easy"after they caused an uproar in Australia and New Zealand.

Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@

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