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Reebok Is Jumping in on the Male Romper Trend

Introducing the ReeRomp<p>Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>24<p>24<p>SHARES<p>Love it or hate it, the men's romper is officially trending this season, …

Gyms are capitalizing on the death of fashion

So what's a startup selling high-end sportswear to do? Follow the money.<p>Equinox, a luxury gym brand with a high monthly price tag to match, has begun entering into partnerships with startups to sell products in their fitness clubs, right near the front.<p>Men's underwear startup Mack Weldon and luxury …

Sportswear

The Cactus Fashion Trend Is About to Take Over Summer 2017

Goodness knows we’re partial to a playful fun-in-the-sun motif or tropical print that makes us ooh and aah with envy. In years past, we’ve witnessed pineapples, palm trees, and watermelons skyrocket to Insta fame. But what’s next? We’re so glad you asked, ‘cause cool cacti are actually on the verge …

When Women Choose Children Over a Career

“I went to a job interview after my first daughter was born and cried the whole way home.”<p><i>This is the third story in a seven-part series looking at women’s ambitions in the years following college.</i><p>When we began interviewing our former classmates at Northwestern, we expected to encounter a few …

The '80s Were the Biggest Trend of 2017, for Better or Worse

Marc Jacobs was on to something when he threw a recent party in Brooklyn with a wildly specific dress code that started with the mandate of "Chic '80s." Apparently, in 2017 we'll all be wearing 1980s-inspired clothing, at least according to two of the latest analytical forecasts of next year's …

Wonder Woman Is Queer, According to Her Comic Book Writer

<b>Correction appended, Sept. 30</b><p>Wonder Woman’s sexuality has long been debated among fans. Diana Prince is an Amazon born on a female-only paradise …

Chrissy Teigen Wore the Fall Look You're About to See Everywhere

Sweater season, boot weather—whatever you call it, fall is the time to break out your favorite cozy-cool pieces, and no one is proving this better …

Watch This IKEA Commercial At Your Own Risk, Moms

IKEA commercial makes moms weep forever<p>I took a picture kissing my 5-year-old on the cheek a few weeks ago, and he rolled his eyes. At that moment, I …

A male venture capitalist mansplains how women can fix sexism in tech

<b>Update</b> (5:30pm ET): John Greathouse posted an apology for his column on Twitter earlier this afternoon. You can read it here.<p>California venture capitalist John Greathouse has some advice for women in tech: Only use your initials online. Not your full name, email address, LinkedIn profile, or …

Feminism

Anger is an energy for a new wave of women in pop culture

In 1995, O.J. Simpson case lead prosecutor Marcia Clark was fighting a battle against anger. Not the one roiling outside the courtroom, where years of police brutality turned the trial into a referendum on race.<p>The one inside the courtroom where Clark's performance was increasingly judged as …

Feminism

Sanders under pressure to quit as Democrats look to unite

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under mounting pressure from Democratic leaders to abandon his presidential campaign, Bernie Sanders returned home to Vermont on …

Government

The SexTech CEO Inspiring Female Founders to Be Fearless

Cindy Gallop is all about telling it like it is – in business and in bed. The tech entrepreneur is on a mission to make it easier to talk about real sex openly and honestly so that “porn doesn’t become sex education by default,” she says. Her startup MakeLoveNotPorn, (launched with a legendary TED …

TED Talks

Game of Thrones has finally given us survivors the rape scenes we so desperately need to see 

Every year, from April to June, the internet is awash with talk of <i>Game of Thrones</i>: from fanciful theories about future plot points to charts detailing Westerosi family trees.<p>But last year one Tumblr user shared a much more harrowing set of <i>GoT</i> facts – the number of rapes in the series so far. Over …

'Hi, Anxiety': Women hide their mental illness out of shame, says author

Kat Kinsman’s anxiety began in kindergarten with upset stomachs and a nervous habit of picking at her thumb until it bled.<p>By 14, depression set in after being bullied, and her symptoms became so severe, she stopped going to school. Her parents finally took her to a psychiatrist.<p>But just as …

This Crazy New Hair-Color Trend Is Unlike Anything You've Seen Before

Just when you think people have to be running out of fancy, sometimes bizarre ways to color their hair, someone comes up with something new. Janine Ker, a hairstylist at Salon Aguayo in Pasadena, is just such a someone, making a splash with the newest hair-color craze: stenciling. The best part? …

8 Beauty Trends That Are Going To Be Huge This Summer

March 6, 2018 by Julia Welling<p>It's as easy as one, two, three.<p>March 6, 2018 by Justine Schwartz<p>It's actually pretty easy.<p>March 6, 2018 by Emily …

Jon Snow Has Inspired the Man-Perm Trend

Plus, what happens when you only use coconut beauty products for a week, how to keep weight off, and Emma Stone's new bleached-blonde hair color, ahead.<p>Man perms are officially a thing thanks to Kit Harington's perfect curls.[Mashable]<p>In addition to cutting swimwear from its offerings, Victoria's …

Hair

5 important ways your relationship with your mother affects your success

Mothers come in all forms and personalities. Some are affectionate and doting, while some can be overbearing and controlling.<p>How was your relationship with your mom?<p>We all know moms are important, but the root of your psychology and how you orient yourself towards success is more connected to your …

A LinkedIn Just For Women

Last year Lisa Skeete Tatum found herself at a crossroads in her career. A chemical engineer, who had spent more than a decade as a general partner with Cardinal Partners (a $350+ million early stage healthcare venture capital firm), she was looking to change things up. At Cardinal she focused on …

Procter & Gamble

Work getting you down? Call in a career coach - the new trend for ambitious women

Natalie Trice worked in PR for 18 years before she took time off to care for her family – but after eight months of staying home full-time she felt utterly lost.<p>‘I’d fallen out of love with PR and felt a bit demoralised,’ she explains. ‘I knew I didn’t want an all-consuming job but I needed to do …

The Trifecta--Black, Female and Gay

I am on social media quite often. When I became active 10 years ago I joined every LGBT, Women's Rights and Pro Black group. But the more I participated, the more I became discouraged. Social media made it so much easier for crazy people to say what they've been thinking. And, they do all this …

Fifth Harmony Strip Down For A Supermodel-Inspired Mag Cover

Fifth Harmony — a.k.a. Destiny's Children, apparently — appear on the cover of the latest <i>Billboard</i> in a stripped-down, supermodel-inspired shoot.<p>5H's …

Fifth Harmony

This Plus-Size Male Model Understands Body Positivity

We've been fighting the fight for size acceptance for what seems like eons, and it's recently seeming like things are finally paying off. With more …

Is this the clothing trend of the season?

With the weather getting warmer, a new summer-appropriate fashion trend has been popping up everywhere lately — the frayed hem. While raw-edged …

Makeup trend: eyeshadows and liners for Spring Summer 2016

If we say the words “spring” and “closet”, it will probably make you think of having to modify your wardrobe for summer, and shuffle clothes around …

7 Affordable Online Stores That Are About to Become Your New Zara

Forgive me, checking account, for I have sinned.<p>It's the first-worldliest of #firstworldproblems, but shopper's block is 1) very real and 2) *very* annoying when you're in need—not want—of new clothes. Put a pause on your regular retail routine and make way for seven of the high street's newest, …

4 modern ways to rock the traditional cheongsam

I have a confession to make: I love to wear the <i>cheongsam</i> — a traditional Chinese one-piece dress with a mandarin collar.<p>Usually figure-hugging, the …

This Dual-Heeled Shoe Aims To Make Stilettos As Comfortable As Sneakers

Would you wear it?<p>In 2009, aspiring sneaker designer Christopher Dixon got to peek into Serena Williams’s closet and check out her personal shoe collection. “She was like, ‘Those hurt my feet, but I love them. And those hurt my feet, too,’” Dixon recalls. The tennis superstar was a cousin of …

Nike Is Still Copying Kanye West's Air Yeezy Colorways for New Sneakers

Kanye West has been far from shy about expressing his displeasure with Nike. With the not-so-factual song "Facts" on <i>The Life of Pablo</i>, West has made …

The 7 Biggest Makeup Trends of Summer 2016

From glossy lids to the non-tour.<p>Glossy, shimmery, and sculpted are just a few of the words that can be used to describe what's coming down the pike beauty-wise this summer. Whether you're one for glitter (that's right, it's not going anywhere) or looking for something more minimal à la …