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Shop the Look: Ordain Women Now!

Culture

Shop the Look: Ordain Women Now!

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JIL SANDER neutronic silk-crepe gown, $3850. Buy it now.
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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN skull-embroidered velvet slippers, $580. Buy it now.
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CARVEN cotton-poplin collar, $150. Buy it now.
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STELLA MCCARTNEY tavistock grosgrain-trimmed twill jacket, $1795. Buy it now.
Photo by Judith Levitt.
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ANTONIO BERARDI silk-blend crepe and lace gown, $11405. Buy it now.
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LANVIN Swarovski crystal and glass cross necklace, $1495. Buy it now.
Painting by Andrea Mary Marshall.
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VALENTINO silk-chiffon and georgette jumpsuit, $3500. Buy it now.
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REPETTO BB patent-leather ballet flats, $275. Buy it now.
Photo by Judith Levitt.
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KARL crystal-embellished cotton collar, $179. Buy it now.
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SAINT LAURENT silk-chiffon cape, $2895. Buy it now.
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CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA Charlotte's Web embroidered velvet slippers, $675. Buy it now.
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Out with the old, in with the old: 76-year-old Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been appointed to succeed Pope Benedict XVI as the next leader of the Catholic Church. Bergoglio is reportedly among the most doctrinally conservative cardinals in Latin America, promoting unwaveringly orthodox views on such issues as homosexuality and same-sex marriage (“a scheme to destroy God’s plan”), birth control and abortion (“the culture of death“). In the lead up to Bergoglio’s appointment, protesters gathered outside the Vatican advocating, among other things, the ordination of women to the priesthood. Reformers argue that the ban against women as priests is discriminatory and out of date with both contemporary Catholicism and society at large. A recent U.S. study found that more than 60 per cent of Catholics said the Church needs to change its stance on the ordination of women, as well as the ban on contraception and marriage for priests. Allowing women into the old boy’s club, it has been suggested, may remedy such Church crises as the abuse of little ones. In honor of the fight for women as priests, and inspired by this New York Times article on the Pope’s new clothes, we present to you ‘Shop the Look: Ordain Women Now!’, because we should all be able to wear our red slippers and protest too #sabotage.