Man Repeller

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A Sunday Scaries Diary With a Perfect Weekend Formula

Ever since graduating from college, I’ve been diligently dedicated to my craft, which is mastering the art of the weekend. The equation I’ve been …

Marc Chagall

The Tinder Bio of Every Myers-Briggs Type

T<p><b>here’s a new trend on dating apps like Tinder and Bumble: People have started listing their Myers-Briggs types on their profiles, so prospective</b> …

Relationships

Traveling with Liquid: How 9 Beauty Editors Pack Their Product

My life is currently a big medicine cabinet full of product. I’m a beauty writer and therefore constantly trying new things, which run independent of …

Skin Care

The Ultimate(ish) Guide to NYC’s Public Pools

I<p><b>n summertime, Manhattan’s sidewalk trash mimics overheated bodies: Noisome vapors intensify, baked in by the sun, and plastic bag exteriors sweat</b> …

Staten Island

I Put 4 “Sweat-Proof” Shirts to the New York City Summer Test

I’m a sweaty person. Not to the point where I’ve seriously considered getting Botox in my head or arms or whatever, but to the point where I did …

Clothing

Announcing the Official Hot Guy Shirt of 2018

A few months ago, I started noticing a grassroots style phenomenon unfolding before my very eyes. The first few times I saw it, I thought it was a …

High Fashion

Are These Shoes the Last Frontier of Carrie Bradshaw Style?

I have been going back and forth for what feels like an eternity (but which has actually been a fairly reasonable two weeks) with the manufacturing …

Manolo Blahnik

How Shopping on a Budget Changed My Style

Upon arriving in New York and joining Man Repeller last March, I developed an unfamiliar trepidation around getting dressed. In San Francisco, I was …

Thrifting

Getting Lost In Thought So I Can Find Myself

I<p><b>am sitting in a plush armchair on a deck overlooking the Atlantic Ocean where it meets the shore of a small town in New Jersey, drinking an iced</b> …

New Jersey

Outer Space vs. the Prairie: An Instagram Style Showdown

Last August, two groups of style troops were identified and sorted: the Ironic 90s Club Kid, and the Manic Pixie Dream Girl With a Straw Basket. This …

Victorian Era

“I Moved in After Our First Date”: 15 Women on Getting Married — Fast

I can’t remember the last time I did something because it felt right. Sure, I exercise at least three times a week because I feel like I’m <i>supposed</i> …

Relationships

Kylie Jenner and the Myth of the Self-Made Millennial

According to <i>Forbes</i>, reality star and cosmetics queen Kylie Jenner is on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire ever.<p>I call bullshit.<p>To be …

Kylie Jenner

New York’s Best Instagram Filter Only Happens a Few Times a Year

I am very sensitive to light. Most photographers have this in common. The sight of dappling sunshine stretching across a wall and the slivers of …

Indian Ocean

Your Best Creative Outlet, According to the Zodiac

T<p><b>aking a day trip to the coast or wandering the streets of an unfamiliar European city are effective for brain-soothing and I highly recommend them.</b> …

Making a Murderer

90s Brad Pitt is My Summer Style Icon

There is, it seems, an unlimited number of abundantly worthy summer style icons to choose from: Jane Birkin. Naomi Campbell. Sophia Loren. Diana …

Clothing

I Tried Wearing Red Lipstick for a Week — and Only Lasted 4 Days

You know how dogs in dog sweaters always look a little bit awkward? Like something is wrong?<p>That is how I feel the moment I apply lipstick: proper …

Makeup

How to Literally and Figuratively Take Up Space With Your Style

Perhaps you, like me, are still reeling from the most recent Valentino couture show in which Pierpaolo Piccioli’s bulbous sleeves and floral diadems …

Yves Saint-Laurent

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Welcome back to Episode Two, Season 3 of The Call!<p>Today’s episode features storyteller, writer and all-around incredible human Clemantine Wamariya. A …

Human Rights

I Can’t Believe Fruit Fashion Is Still Trending (But I’m Not Mad)

Are you surprised by how firmly fruit has held onto its position in the fashion zeitgeist? As long ago as last spring (which, in clickbait trend …

fashion

This Might Be the Most Perfect Outfit of the Summer

I have a tendency toward the hyperbolic, so when I say “everyone” is talking about something, I tend to mean that I heard a name mentioned somewhere …

Street Style

Smoothie Bowls and Meal Prep: A Brooklyn Nutritionist’s Money Diary

<i>In this edition of MR Money Diaries, Sydney, a registered dietitian and Brooklynite, documents her expenses for a week.</i><p>My dad didn’t believe in …

Food

Why Do I Love to Feel Blue?

I hate summer. I hate it for the obvious reasons: heat, sweat, bugs. But mostly, I hate the constant sunshine. There’s too much pressure to go …

New York City

Eggs, Art and Lakeith Stanfield Help Me Fight My Sunday Scaries

I’ve recently become pretty territorial over my Sundays. If my Friday/Saturday situation was a little too busy, I feel like I need to pack maximum …

Tessa Thompson

Why the Airport is My Secret Happy Place

Come with me to a magical place. A landless, timeless respite from regular life where you can lounge at the tipping point of something new, in a …

Sudoku

9 Women Style Their Version of “Jeans and a T-Shirt”

I go through these phases where I get really into TOPS — pretty tops, statement-y tops, “fun” tops — tops that get me excited to get dressed, that …

Clothing

Contemplating My Mortality Atop an Indoor Surfboard & Other Fitness Things

I’m currently in the best shape of my life, which is not to say that I can do anything particularly impressive, just that I have come a long way from …

Exercise

Are On-Again/Off-Again Relationships the Norm Now?

I<p><b>’m generally a decisive person.</b> If I find an apartment I love, I won’t continue to shop around. If I stumble upon a great idea, I’ll pitch a story …

Relationships

Couture Fashion Captures the Latest, Greatest Luxury of All: Time

The irony of covering couture shows a week after they have concluded is not lost on me, but it does present an important distinction when held up …

Ready to Wear

6 Summer Trends That Are Going to Blow Up, According to Zara

I like to think of myself as a creatively malleable person when it comes to figuring out how to combine different items of clothing upon my person. …

Clothing

This Summer, I Refuse to Change or Hide My Body

A<p><b>s the hottest days of summer approach, you can be sure there will be a slew of #sunsoutbunsout pics ready for the posting all across the</b> …

Middle School