Making Moves: Females in Office, Inclusive Beauty & Tuxedos for Women

Every Friday, we here at C&C like to highlight the best news stories of the week that celebrate women and all of the badass moves they’re making. Read on to see what women are doing in public office, fashion, film, and more!

Hello Madame President! Slovakia has just elected its first female president. Lawyer and anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Čaputová received 58.4 percent of the nation’s votes and is scheduled to take office in June of this year.

Dove, Girlgaze, and Getty Images have joined forces to create Project #ShowUs. The project will house more that 5000 photos of women and non-binary individuals aiming to combat the beauty stereotypes portrayed in advertising and media. Snaps for inclusivity!

Writer, stylist, and author LaTonya Yvette just published her book Woman of Color. The book—now available in a bookstore near you—is a candid collection of essays about motherhood, love, beauty, racism, and so much more. You go girl!

The Groomsman Suit, a suit and tuxedo company for men based in Chicago, recently announced that it will soon be selling suits and tuxedos for women. Founders Jeanne Foley and Diana Ganz and their all female team are planning to release the female collection this fall.

Move over, Captain America. Marvel has started the casting process for a stand-alone Black Widow film. Scarlett Johansson will be reprising the titular role, with The Favourite actor Rachel Weisz in talks to star alongside her. Australian filmmaker Cate Shortland is set to direct. Talk about a dream team!