Posts tagged "smurfette"

Today’s Lady News: The Problem With Smurfette

Oh, Smurfette! Let us overthink your existence and whether it means something. [The Atlantic Monthly] A new essay has been released by civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks which revealed her white male employer once attempted to rape her as an 18-year-old. [AP] Wannabe Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann is scheduled…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 29, 2011

Smurfette Goes High-Fashion Glam For Harper’s Bazaar

Remember the days when Smurfette seemed to have one dress, one pair of shoes, and one hat? Well this season, she's smurfing it up in the hottest designer accessories this season. Harper's Bazaar outfitted the blue fashion maven in accessories from Lanvin (pictured above), Marc Jacobs (photo after the jump), Dolce & Gabbana, and Loui…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2011

Smurfette Smizes

It's not easy being blue. In the new issue Harper's Bazaar, Smurfette models hot designer accessories, from Marc Jacobs to Louis Vuitton (as seen here). All I have to say is—homegirl looks kinda fly. [Harper's Bazaar]…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 30, 2011

What Is “The Smurfette Principle”?

Who do "Inception," "Transformers" and "The Muppets" all have in common? I was scratching my head on that one. All three movies are examples of "the Smurfette principle," explains Anita Sarkeesian of the blog Feminist Frequency. "The Smurfette principle" is a common trope in movies and TV shows that try to be…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 5, 2011

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Smurfette

That evil Gargamel created Smurfette out of clay in order to create chaos at the all-dude Smurf village. Too bad the Smurfs don't have much going on in the libido department, and instead of competing over her, they took her in as one of their own. After years of rocking semi-slutty Halloween costumes, I'm excited…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 22, 2009

The Smurfs Are Coming!

The Smurfs, those cute little blue and white cartoon creatures you might have watched on TV when you were about six, turn 50 this year! Pretty soon, you'll be able to watch all of your favorite episodes on DVD, and a 3-D movie is in the works, too. However, we're hoping they update the cast…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 21, 2008