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As a Kid, “Take Your Daughter to Work Day” Was My Life

<i>Today is Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day, a holiday started in NYC in 1992 by Gloria Steinem. According to the National Women’s History</i> …

Amazon’s New Style Robot Has Nothing on These 6 Other Style Robots

New Westwold character alert!!!<p>Well, the future is here and we’re probably all going to cease to exist thanks to robots, but at least we will look …

Fashion

Getting Old Sounds Fine Until It Happens to You

I felt old for the first time because of a pair of shorts.<p>I bought them — my shredded Levi’s denim cutoffs — in 2003 from the vintage section of …

Clothing

Why Does the Term ‘Influencer’ Feel so Gross?

Something about it feels dirty…<p>In 2012, the Internet started spitting out think pieces about the end of journalism and the rise of a new beast, The …

How to Make a Salad That People Want to Eat

It’s no coincidence that artists love salad. “It’s visual, it’s tactile, it’s about how you combine and manipulate materials,” says Julia Sherman, a …

Recipes

Tips for Wearing a Trench Without Blending Into the Crowd

Probably because every magazine ever has ingrained into our head that A TRENCH COAT is among the only top five things you need, every person ever …

Clothing

A Fresh Spring Face in 5 Steps and 15 Minutes

This coming from the girl who rarely wears makeup<p>I am not a frequent wearer of makeup, but that does not mean I hate makeup — that I would admonish …

Makeup

10 Things Anna Wintour is Thinking About Right Now

Per this morning’s candid interview<p>In a rare, candid interview with Imran Amed, published this morning in <i>Business of Fashion,</i> Anna Wintour sat down …

Fashion

The JonBenét Ramsey Obsession Makes Me Feel Weird

Are you into true crime?<p>As I kid, I lived for <i>Rescue 911</i> marathons on CBS. My brother and I would watch dramatic re-enactments of burglaries gone …

Documentaries

When Apps Fail, Matchmakers Might Help Millennials

Let’s do things the old-fashioned way<p>In the past six months alone, I have been pitched two separate stories about matchmakers who are not Patti …

Relationships

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY: What We Wore to Prom

<b>Leandra</b> <i><br>Prom 2007</i><br>"The year was 2007. I'm wearing a gold brocade dress by AKA which I bought for $398 at an Intermix in Florida over Passover like two …

Fashion

10 Drugstore Beauty Products We Can’t Stop Using

<b>How much does it cost?</b><br>Depends. At most $8, but you can sometimes get it for like $4 from Amazon.<p><b>Why do you love it so much?</b><br>It cleans the shit out of …

Beauty

How to Wear Flats to a Fancy Wedding

Because dancing in heels is a literal pain<p>You know how the saying goes: love is patient, love is kind, love is a piece of embossed card stock …

Weddings

Roxane Gay on Being a Difficult Woman

Last fall, I signed my very first book deal. When I received the contract from Simon & Schuster with my name on it, I cried tears of joy. The …

Mind

Learning How to Be Alone

For my 30th birthday, I took myself to London.<p>I spent four nights in one of those pod hotels, where all the furniture is constructed out of one giant …

University of Virginia

I Think I Need a Camo Jacket

It happened fast<p>Every so often, I happen upon what I call The One Thing. This is a garment or accessory, sometimes even a piece of jewelry, that …

Clothing

Why Being a Doula is “the Best Job in the World”

For her, birth is a peak life experience<p><i>For those who haven’t hired one themselves, the role of a doula might be a bit of a mystery. At least it was</i> …

Pregnancy

The Blackhead Mask That Actually Works

You guys have to try this. It’s gross and satisfying.<p>I used to babysit a kid who had a knack for pointing out all sorts of things that you were …

Skin Care

Is Shopping Dead, or Just Different?

A lot of people feel a lot of ways<p>When American Apparel announced its closing in January, it may have felt like the end of an era, but it was hardly …

eCommerce

Why I Left the Church

And haven’t looked back<p>I’ll never forget the foot sores. I was huddled between friends on a church floor when I first heard about them. It was late …

Faith

I Sunbathed My Privates Because a Celebrity Told Me To

And that’s not even the half of it<p>Nothing trends faster than a wack-a-doodle beauty tip from the mouth of an A-lister. Remember when Gwyneth Paltrow …

Skin Care

April Makes Me Want to Shop. Should I Buy This?

Leandra and Amelia are back doing what they do best: talking about the insides of their shopping carts<p><b>On Sun, Apr 16, 2017 at 6:43 PM, Amelia Diamond</b> …

Clothing

The Cult of Year-Round Iced Coffee Drinkers: an Exposé

It’s time to give a platform to this small population<p>When we hired Matt, our first male employee at Man Repeller, we joked about how it would feel …

state of mind

Gigi Hadid’s New and Improved Rules of Style

Happy 22nd birthday!<p>Let’s all take a moment to mourn super-blond, eyeliner’d Gigi Hadid, for she is gone but not forgotten. May she forever rest next …

Fashion

10 Things I Learned About Leandra From Her Vogue Closet Tour

And I know her personally!<p>While scrolling the news this morning, I found out that Facebook is creating fingerless typing, Zayn has a new music video, …

Underwear Selfies Saved My Self-Esteem

At least as it relates to my body<p>I don’t remember much about being 13. My memories from that year are a cloudy nebula of heavily applied eyeliner, …

Body Image

Can a Control Freak Self-Teach Patience? I’m Trying

You know when you’re late and sitting in traffic and really have to be somewhere but aren’t going to get there until later? You start sticking your …

Mindfulness

If You’re Over Flower Crowns, 5 New Ways to Decorate Your Head

You know when you’re out shopping on a Saturday afternoon with no intention of buying anything other than maybe a fake septum ring to trick your …

Fashion

Is Fran Drescher Pink the New Millennial Pink?

An investigation<p>I received a hard-copy lookbook for a recent Gucci collection last week, and was struck by its color.<p>A post shared by Leandra …

Fashion

Reformation Just Launched Bridal and I NEED IT

I AM PANICKING<p>Cool. Well Happy day to you, too. Here I am having a brain freeze over the official launch of Reformation Bridal and there you are …

Weddings