Man Repeller

9 Magazines | 1,708 Followers | @ManRepeller | Where an interest in fashion never minimizes one's intellect

9 Things I Regret Buying, TBH

Although I’m bad at what my therapist calls “impulse control,” she’s not what I’d call “overly helpful,” either. Her advice to “sit on my hands” when …

Miley Cyrus

Wait, Are Dorky Bangs Back?!

While the rest of the world was busy looking at dresses on the Emmy’s red carpet, I was looking at foreheads. I couldn’t help myself. I was …

Hair

The Purse-Packing Strategy You Didn’t Know You Needed

I miss back-to-school shopping so much. Every September, I would go to Staples with my mom and load up a basket with brightly-colored folders, …

Hacking

I Was Diagnosed With ADHD as an Adult

<i>According to the National Institute of Mental Health, ADHD is “a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or</i> …

ADHD

J.W. Anderson x Uniqlo Is the Best Collab in Years

I can remember the moment I stopped being excited about high street collaborations: A pair of leather trousers and a cardigan from Isabel Marant x …

H&M

It’s Gucci’s World, We’re Just Dressing for It

My favorite Wes Anderson quote is from <i>Moonrise Kingdom,</i> when Sam asks Suzy, “What kind of bird are you?” She states her breed quickly: “I’m a raven.” …

Manhattan

6 London Designers to Know Before They’re Everywhere

I am fanatic about discovering and wearing new labels: there’s something about the thrill of the reveal, the sharing of that delicious new …

London Fashion Week

A Native American Activist Speaks Candidly About What It’s Like

<i>An increasing number of young people are identifying as activists, but to call this a new trend would not only be naive, it would also be a missed</i> …

Injustice

6 Actually Helpful Interview Tips From a Former HR Specialist

In college, I was a member of a dorky professional business club in which we conducted loads of mock job interviews and passed around revelatory tips …

Employment

Leopard Pants and Knee-High Boots Are All I Want to Wear Right Now

Regarding the evolution of my fall style persona, here is a list of things I definitively know to be true:<p><b>1.</b> I think — no, sorry, I <i>know</i> — I need …

Dries van Noten

How to Get Beach Waves With Natural Hair: A Surfer’s Guide

Let me start with the truth: I started surfing by mistake. About two years ago, I was invited to Rockaway Beach on a press-related surf retreat. Once …

Hair Care

A Love Story Sparked by a Summer Camp Accident

<i>Matt and Emily Baldwin live in Kansas City, Missouri, where they’re busy raising three kids and managing their contemporary boutique, Standard Style,</i> …

OpenEd

Newsboy Caps, Tweed Suits and Other Fall Personas to Try On

I have the best idea ever for you and your friends this fall, or autumn if you’re fancy: Find a nearby photographer (professional and willing or …

Clothing

4 Women on the Myth of the “Female Entrepreneur”

<i>In partnership with Shinola.</i><p>Technically speaking, “female entrepreneurs” are simply women who start businesses. Over the years, though, the term has …

Entrepreneurship

A Deep-Dive Into Gwyneth Paltrow’s First Issue of ‘goop’ Magazine

It’s rare that a print magazine makes a splash these days. Leave it to <i>goop</i>, the Anna Wintour-backed physical manifestation of Gwyneth Paltrow’s …

Beauty

I Tested 13 “Easy” Outfit Tricks From Fashion Week Street Style

As I poked through NYFW street style photos in search of “easy” DIY styling ideas, I found myself struggling to parse inspiration from admiration. …

Clothing

London Fashion Week Dispatch: Pandora Sykes’s Sunday Diary

7 a.m.<p>Rise and shine, it’s 7 a.m.! The third day of fashion week calls for an inhumane time to rise on a Sunday. I leave my husband snoozing and wash …

London Fashion Week

How Can Everyone Be Dating Their Best Friend?

When Selena Gomez shared details about her relationship with The Weeknd in the September issue of <i>InStyle</i>, I found myself unexpectedly hung up on the …

Relationships

Emmy Awards Recap: 11 Things Everyone is Talking About

Donald Trump jokes, satire and backhanded compliments took center stage again at the 69th Annual Emmy Awards. From award speeches to host Stephen …

Awards

It’s Time to Put a Stop to Weather-Shaming

For the sake of our collective wellbeing and capacity for love, it’s time to welcome a new term into our cultural lexicon: weather-shaming. Below I …

Clothing

Everything Leandra Wore to New York Fashion Week

Every season right after New York Fashion Week, I am granted an opportunity to indulge my fledgling narcissism and search for photos of myself to …

New York Fashion Week

Cult Brand Maryam Nassir Zadeh Has a Whole New Aesthetic

Of all the shows at fashion week, Maryam Nassir Zadeh has left the inkiest imprint on my mind. It contained all the right ingredients to produce …

Beauty

Rosie Assoulin Makes Seashells (and Clothes) Come to Life

This summer, Rosie Assoulin posted a smiley face made of seashells to her Instagram. The shells were pressed into sand, captured by Boomerang, washed …

Beauty

6 Pro Beauty Tricks I Learned Backstage at Fashion Week

Behind-the-scenes of this season’s shows, I’m reminded that fashion’s ritzy artifice is held together by T-pins, white foamcore, Sharpies and the …

Makeup

This Hollywood Myth Is Out of Control

I’ve been thinking a lot about kissing in the rain.<p>I started thinking about it last week when <i>Page Six</i> broke the news that Scarlett Johansson and …

Scarlett Johansson

What a 20-Year-Old Blogger Wore to Her First Fashion Week

Twenty-year-old blogger and college student Reese Blutstein, the brains behind @double3xposure, just wrapped up her very first fashion week. Seeing …

Fashion Week

Theory: Memes Are the Glue Holding Us Together

The reason I follow hundreds of celebrities and cats on Instagram is complex, just like me. First, my job demands I keep tabs on society’s chosen …

Chrissy Teigen

A Brooklyn Apartment Tour and Interview That Will Charm Your Pants Off

<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> …

Home Decorating

How Selena Gomez Became the Perfectly Imperfect Celebrity

This morning, Selena Gomez announced via Instagram that she’s currently recovering from a kidney transplant, which was gifted to her by her best …

Adorable

Get to Know Team MR: Erica Williams Simon, Host of The Call

<i>If you’re a fan of The Call, our podcast that features intimate conversations with mission-driven women about their journey to answer their life’s</i> …

Podcasting