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What’s a Risk You Took That Wasn’t Worth It?

For the most part, I have been able to coast through my life avoiding the cost of taking substantial risks. This might sound unusual given the …

Entrepreneurship

Office Apropos: 20 Winter Outfits We Wore Last Week

<i>BRR, IT’S COLD IN HERE! THERE MUST BE SOME WINTER OFFICE APROPOS OUTFITS IN THE ATMOSPHERE, I SAID BRR!</i><p>Sorry, whew, I guess I should cut myself off …

Clothing

Hedi Slimane to Replace Phoebe Philo at Céline

<b>On Sunday morning, in truly inconvenient fashion for those with dogs to walk, newspapers to read and coffee to drink, LVMH announced that Hedi</b> …

Hedi Slimane

I Tested Sephora’s Top 5 Products and It Was Enlightening

Let me be frank: The most interesting part of this story isn’t my review of Sephora’s top five best-selling products. Nay, lizards, the most …

Makeup

Can You Lead a Meaningful Life Without Taking Any Risks?

<b>When I was a kid, one of the things I loved to do was layer my socks — bright pink over turquoise, rolling them to make a rainbow, my Keds laced</b> …

Mind

And the Biggest Accessory Trend For Summer 2018 Is…

If you need a brain break because it is Friday and for whatever reason, time is moving by like it has adopted the mobility of a snail, I invite you …

Trends

How I Finally Came to Love a Capsule Wardrobe

Let’s get this out of the way now: I’ve been historically dismissive of the capsule wardrobe. Every time a clothing brand or fashion publication made …

Clothing

8 People-About-Town Recall the Best Parties of Their Lives

<b>I know they say one should carpe the diem, but January makes this golden rule hard to follow.</b> When I woke up on New Year’s Day, headache-free but …

Agatha Christie

I’m In a Pampering Phase and I’m Ready to Talk About It

There is a radiator pipe by the door of my walnut-sized bathroom that keeps it a tropical 80 degrees at all times and warms up my robe, just like at …

Skin Care

A Colorful Dutch Apartment Where Everything Is Under $200

<i>In this special “Risk Month” edition of Real Cool People, Real Cool Apartments, we check out the Dutch home of Man Repeller community member Laura</i> …

Yves Saint-Laurent

The Strange Allure of Black Bras Under White Shirts

The first non-training boulder holder I ever owned was a beige-colored full coverage Calvin Klein bra purchased from T.J. Maxx by the woman who …

Lingerie

What You Should Prioritize This Year, According to the Zodiac

N<p>ow that we are fully immersed in January’s brutally cold, seemingly endless vortex, it seems appropriate to ask: How long did your resolution last? …

Astrology

If Winona Ryder’s Hair Is Any Indication, 2018 Will Be a Year of Comebacks

The Oxford American College Dictionary defines a “comeback” as “a return by a well-known person, especially an entertainer or sports player, to the …

Winona Ryder

7 Things to Know About New York’s Infamous Coffee Addiction

I am addicted to coffee. It seems like everyone I know is addicted, too. The dependency takes on a special level of urgency when you live in a place …

Coffee

I’ve Been Testing Glossier’s New “Skin Perfector” For a Month

When a Glossier rep emailed me in December asking if I’d like to try the brand’s first and forthcoming exfoliating skincare product, Solution, I …

Skin Care

3 Women on What Menopause Is Really Like

In the season three finale of <i>Broad City</i>, Abbi unexpectedly gets her period while on an airplane to Israel. During the mad tampon hunt that inevitably …

Broad City

What Do You Want the World to Know About Your Experience With Immigration?

<i>Have you heard of the Man Repeller Writers Club? Every month we pose a story idea, you write about it, send it to us, and at the end of the month, we</i> …

Immigration

I Love That Men Love This Bag Trend

I can’t take credit for the observation that young, fashionable men have started carrying crossbody bags. That honor goes to one Max Stein of Brigade …

Pharrell Williams

MR Book Club: 10 Books the Team Is Learning From Right Now

Reading is one activity for which the phrase “in a phase” is not a signal of impending failure. In this case, it’s an indicator of tangible success. …

Books

A List of Things I Buy Solely For the Packaging

Before I begin, I feel like I need to start off with a disclaimer: You do not need to enjoy the taste or smell of something to love it. Right? Think …

Beauty

I Did 30 Days of Yoga and All I Got Was Peace of Mind…Oh Wait

<i>Leandra started 2017 with a 30-day yoga challenge that yielded surprising results. In case you started 2018 with similar ambitions, or definitely</i> …

Yoga

A Week’s Worth of Maximalist Outfit Inspiration

“I’ve always been fluid within my Bengali and British identity,” says 22-year-old Tahmina Begum, Editor-in-Chief of <i>XXY Magazine</i> and freelance …

Inspiration

Life Is Complicated, Toast With Jam Is Not

I sometimes find it hard to deal with overly beautiful moments. In October, I stood on a rock on the Lebanese coast, dressed in nothing but a damp …

Breakfast

Why White Blouses Are Taking Over Instagram

On May 1st, 2017, a relatively unknown brand by the name of MaisonCléo Instagrammed a photo of a model in a white blouse.<p>Dubbed the “Agnès,” the …

Clothing

A Very Important PSA About Kilts

I retired my skorts mid-fall, when the temperature plummeted and weather-shaming swung into high gear. This happened around the same time that I dug …

Clothing

The Important Difference Between Dieting and Eating Healthy

Malcolm Gladwell famously declared the key to mastering any skill is simply practicing it deliberately for 10,000 hours. If that is true, then based …

Weight Loss

19 Things I’ve Recently Saved on Instagram (and Why)

A mouse recently chewed a hole through the inside lining of my green suede tote bag. It was super gross. I guess I left a half-eaten granola bar in …

Issa Rae

I Found a Product That Fixed My Sensitive Skin in 4 Weeks

Every winter, my skin betrays me. It’s happened for as long as I can remember.<p>By “betrays,” I mean that it suddenly becomes a hundred times more …

Skin Care

Can You Be Friends With an Ex, No Strings Attached?

<b>The text was quick, to the point, and included a photo of a cat in a party hat, but I still wasn’t sure I should have sent it.</b> The recipient was my …

Relationships

3 Exceptionally Warm Winter Outfits That Don’t Suck

Here is a question I’ve been asking myself ever since the Bomb Cyclone hit New York and left behind an onslaught of low temperatures, wind and snow: …

Clothing