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Prada’s Compelling Case for a ’70s Rehash

I don’t know what makes a more compelling story angle: that Vogue Runway has officially eclipsed the boundaries of time and place to provide a …

Fashion

In Praise of ‘Scandal,’ My Escape From CNN

One of the most dramatic shows on TV is now more realistic than reality<p>On a recent Thursday evening, I was in the middle of my #TGIT ritual: bowl of …

TV

No Condoms, No Hormones, No Babies: A Guide to Natural Family Planning

Every morning before I eat, drink, shower or even pee, I take my temperature and record it in an app. That’s because after tracking my period for …

Fertility

I Have a Mature Adult Crush on Emma Stone

Nothing weird to see here.<p>Emma Stone has always been a good actor, but I think the world realized she was Oscars-good after her performance in <i>La La</i> …

Get to Know Team MR: Maria, Visual Assistant

<i>Maria Jia Ling Pitt is an artist and designer from Florida. She joined our team in November and has been making our visuals more beautiful and</i> …

Banana Republic

How to Get a Head Start on Next Fall Before You Accidentally Buy Another Pair of Ankle Boots

(Addendum: If the titular ankle boots are cowboy style, they are totally fair game.)<p>I know no one wants to think about road mapping their fall 2017 …

Clothing

Gucci Does the Most

To inaugurate Milan Fashion Week this afternoon, Gucci showed a collection called “The Alchemist’s Garden” for Fall 2017. The invitation read, “What …

Fashion

11 Couture Dresses to Save the Oscars Red Carpet

As pulled from Couture Spring 17<p>The Oscars red carpet is fun and all, but how much MORE fun would it be if you dressed Meryl Streep or Viola Davis? …

Hollywood

Should We Be Worried About Inflammation?

The word is coming up more and more but what does it even mean?!<p>Inflammation is one of those things I hear celebrity health advocates (of the Gwyneth …

Inflammation

10 Trends to Try According to NYFW Winter 2017

Puffy sleeves, your grandmother’s couch and one more reason to wear pink suits<p>If you catch a falling star, you can put it in your pocket and save it …

Fashion Trends

6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Single

I met my husband when I was 17 and had the most visceral reaction to our encounter. His name was Abie, mine was Leandra. Together, we would be Labia. …

Relationships

Dispatch from LFW: Great Clothes, Strange Vibes

New York and London have more in common now than ever. Together but separately, we’re in the throes of a revolution being provoked by the kind of …

5 Ways to Wear Cropped Wide-Leg Trousers

Proof that jeans are not the only pants you can wear over and over<p><i>This month’s installment of 5 Ways, 5 Days features Meredith Melling — co-founder</i> …

Clothing

Is Anyone Else Pro-Baby Talk?

A fun game to play at my house is, “Am I talking to my boyfriend or my cat?”<p>Apparently, I address them interchangeably, from the vaguely creative …

I’m a Millennial and I Live By the Word of God

An anonymous as-told-to about one woman’s beliefs<p><i>On the heels of our article about an increasingly atheist millennial generation, we decided to talk</i> …

Faith

Quiz: Are You Passive, Aggressive, Passive-Aggressive or Honest?

Which one are you?<p>Do you get mad at stuff but then you’re just like, <i>ugh</i>? Do you find it more annoying to build up rage than to just forgive the …

Quizzes

12 Household Items and How Often You Should Actually Clean Them

A guilt trip may be in the cards with this one<p>Whenever cleaning is in the news, it’s typically accompanied by some kind of shocking hyperbole — like …

Toilets

Crocs: Fashion Kryptonite or Potentially Stylish?

Disclaimer: I loathe Crocs. That has been my position historic. Whenever I see an entire family in a rainbow of porous clogs – as broad as a platypus …

Fashion

The Dramatic Process of Writing Headlines at Man Repeller

It’s a group effort and an internal competition<p>If content is king, then headlines are its crown.<p>That was my suggestion for the headline of this …

Fashion

For March’s Sake, Should I Buy This?

Leandra and Amelia email about the question always on their minds…<p><b>On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 9:32 a.m., Amelia Diamond wrote:</b><p>I don’t know if it’s the cup …

Clothing

24 Questions About ‘Girls’ Season 6, Episode 2

Really, Marnie?<p>As someone who’s made the <i>smart and perfectly respectable choice</i> to never ever see a horror movie, this latest installment of <i>Girls</i> …

TV

What to Wear this Week: Stylist Vanessa Lundy

Get ready to hit up your nearest vintage store<p><i>In today’s edition of What to Wear This Week, Vanessa Lundy, fashion stylist in Boston and New York,</i> …

Fashion

Why the Internet Loves Millie Bobby Brown

She turns 13 years old today, btw<p>The internet often feels like a pitch-black cave we’re all just bumbling around in without flashlights. There are …

Bobby Brown

Behind the Scenes at Maryam Nassir Zadeh

Take a weekend scroll through the slide for a mood boost<p>Last Monday around noon, Maryam Nassir Zadeh planned to show her Fall/Winter ’17 collection …

Monocycle: Episode 49, Shopping Can Trap You

This week’s episode of Monocycle reflects upon a cleanse I endured over January wherein I did not buy a single thing, save for a jar of Castelvetrano …

From Rosie Assoulin: Home Is Where the Designer Is

All of the reviews from <b>Rosie Assoulin’s</b> show seem so surprised that her presentation for Fall 2017 looked like your grandmother’s living room: ornate …

Fashion

Spoiler: ‘Having it All’ Sucks

One day I cracked. I was sitting in a tangle of quilts, surrounded by two weeks worth of unfolded laundry, halfway through an article profiling …

Motherhood

Everything I Wore (And Wanted to Wear) This Fashion Week in Mirror Selfies

Boo! You already know everything about this outfit because you read the below copy, right?<p>Saks Potts coat, Creatures of Comfort pants, Céline snow …

Clothing

Paris Hilton’s Rules of Style

Happy Birthday P Hilt<p>Most trends we love at a given time will look dumb, if not fully outlandish, a decade or three later. Fashion is ephemeral; I …

What Eating 15 Different Breakfasts Taught Me

(And might teach you, if you also suck at breakfast)<p>As is often the case when enjoyable activities are made mandatory, eating a new breakfast food …