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Céline Dion is Here to Save Us All

For years, maybe decades, not giving a fuck was the ultimate flavor of cool. To radiate confidence while renouncing the rules of the upper echelon …

Fashion

PSA: All the Cool Teens Are Doodling on Their Faces

As a 25-year-old adult human woman growing crustier than the bottom of a sauce pan by the hour, I have very little insight into “what the cool teens …

Fashion

Do You Believe in Playing “Hard to Get”?

The philosophy of “playing hard to get” has been instilled in me since birth — partially because, without it, my birth might never have occurred.<p>Per …

Relationships

A Beginner's Guide to Video Games

When my husband, Mike, bought a PlayStation 4 last fall, I was skeptical. I didn’t think any mainstream games would appeal to me whatsoever. Aside …

Gaming

These Dresses Really Want You to Wear Them to a Summer Wedding

At every single wedding this summer, every single human who prefers a dress to pants will be wearing the same exact things. They’ll be in the same …

Weddings

Celebrities Are Being Normal and the Internet is Losing It

I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed yesterday when I came across an Elle.com headline so poetic it would be simply un-American not to click …

Anne Hathaway

A West Village Townhouse With the Best Walk-in Closet

<i>As with clothes, the way you decorate a room expresses your personality. In its most ideal form, it signals to guests how you interpret yourself. In</i> …

Houses

Should I Care What My Boyfriend “Likes” on Instagram?

If you’ve ever found yourself deep on your ex’s Instagram post-breakup, you know that the app can make it difficult to move on. Lurking on social …

Relationships

4 Styling Tricks to Make Your Outfits More Breathable This Summer

Question I constantly ask myself: “How can I wear as little clothing as possible in the summer and still be office-appropriate?” HOW? How can I walk, …

Clothing

Hometown Visits and a Broken Heart: The Bachelorette, Season 13, Episode 8 Recap

I love Hometown visits because it answers one of the core questions I have about this show: Where do they find these people? The answers may surprise …

The Bachelorette

Office Apropos: 20 Warm-Weather Outfits We Wore Last Week

Everyone always asks me, “Amelia, do the writers at Man Repeller even wear clothes?” And usually I say <i>no,</i> because I love a little drama. Then I …

Fashion

9 Summer Skincare Recs From Women Who Literally Glow

Are you ever scrolling through Instagram when someone’s gleaming, glowing skin stops your fingers dead in their tracks? This happens to me all the …

Skin Care

IMPORTANT: New MR By Man Repeller Shoes Just Dropped

I can’t tell if it’s ridiculous or genius that today, on July 17th, we (Net-a-Porter x myself) are dropping a 6-style collection of high summer shoes …

Shoes

Moms of Multiples Give Beyoncé Parenting Advice

Celebrities have no respect for normal office hours, which is why weekends are so dangerous for amateur cultural critics like me. I could be lounging …

Parenting

Orange Palms and Streaks: How to Fix Your Worst Self-Tanner Mistakes

From Ross Geller’s tanning-booth disaster in <i>Friends</i> to Anne Hathaway’s pre-wedding fake tan gone wrong in <i>Bride Wars</i>, self-tanner disasters are a …

Beauty

8 Things Team MR is Wearing to Death This Summer

You know that extra fun feeling when you buy something new, and not only does it fit perfectly and make you feel like the best current version of …

Clothing

I Went to a Yacht Party by Myself and it Was Terrible/Great

As the 200-foot yacht pulled away from Pier 81, the deck of the ship was abuzz. Bumping music, clinking glasses, chatty partygoers. Groups of friends …

Rosé

Don’t Be Scared, But: the Fashion Industry’s Changing

Fashion news broke earlier this week that seemed to sadden as much as it surprised: Colette, renowned Parisian boutique/industry mecca, revealed it …

Fashion

Famous Women Can’t Cut Their Hair Without a Headline

A couple weeks ago, I clicked on a Yahoo Beauty story that was trending on Facebook titled, “The Secret Message Behind Taylor Swift’s Natural Curls.” …

Hair

The Outnet Clearance Sale is So Good I Can’t Work

When I fired up my Slack app this morning and checked recent notifications, I saw that Kate was asking for help finding items from The Outnet’s …

Fashion

I Asked 6 Smart People Why They Read Celebrity Gossip

Last week, like every week, several celebrity scandals spread across the internet. The coverage of Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna and a Brooklyn dog …

Celebrity Gossip

Why Did I Wait So Long to Laser My Bikini Line?

Last summer, I shared my budding conspiracy theory that famous people have a top-secret method for eliminating ingrown hairs. How else, I reasoned, …

Beauty

How to Deal With Energy-Sucking Friends

<i>Hi MR. How do I deal with an energy-sucking friend? I love her. She is someone who I consider to be one of my best friends since high school! But she</i> …

Relationships

3 Ways to Wear the Unsung Style Hero of Summer: Skirt Suits

Well drop my trousers and call me Bernard.* I never thought I’d appreciate a skirt suit. I know, I know, I begin a lot of pieces with that train of …

Clothing

My Essential Whole Foods Shopping List

I wouldn’t call myself a sucker for the wellness trend, but I do care about my body and what goes in, on and around it, and I do believe there is a …

Whole Foods

Is Gigi Hadid Developing a Signature Style?

Every week, seemingly like clockwork, I search Getty Images to see what Gigi and Bella Hadid have been wearing recently. It’s a new obsession, one I …

Fashion

Why I Chose Family Over Career in My 20s

In the fall of 1982, my classmates set off for college. I got married. I was 18 years old and had wanted to go away to study. I’d gone through the …

TED Talks

How to Rebound From a Big Hair-Color Regret

It was 23-year-old Emely Grullon’s idea to go from “brassy” blonde to gray, a change that she’d been considering for a long time and just recently …

Hair

Heaven or ‘The Revenant’: The Bachelorette, Season 13, Episode 7 Recap

Here we are in the Final Six of <i>Bachelorette</i> season 13. Remaining at the ranch are Peter, Dean, Eric, Bryan, Adam and Matt. Let’s take a second to …

The Bachelorette

Plus-Size Jewelry is Still a Widely Untapped Market

Lack of size diversity remains a widely recognized issue in the fashion industry — not just on the runway, but also in actual stores. It’s …

Jewelry