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Trans teens: What is 'normal' anyway?

According to the Oxford English dictionary, the word “normal” is defined as “Conforming to a standard; usual, typical, or expected”. On paper, this sounds majorly dull, and yet as a teenager I spent a frightening amount of time obsessing over whether I was “normal” or not. Unbeknownst to me at the …

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The New Lingerie Brands You Need To Know Now

Discreetly stashed among our everyday bras and undies is the "sexy" lingerie we reserve for special occasions. Or, laundry day; it's usually …

Andreja Pejic And The Rise Of Transgender Models

Andreja Pejic, one of the world’s most beautiful women, is now making a documentary to catalog her modeling career and transition from boyhood to androgyny to womanhood.<p>“I knew I was different from an early age,” says Pejic, a radiant 6’1″ blonde who was assigned male at birth. “When childhood …

Orientation Police

I’m gay. I date men. Some of those men have vaginas.<p><b>Follow The Nib:</b> Twitter | Facebook | RSS | mailing list | main page<p>Bill Roundy also draws reviews …

The Fashion Girl's Guide to Getting Organized in 2015

It’s almost halfway through January and chances are you’re a little overwhelmed with the onslaught of New Year advice. Well, we’re going to keep …

Tune in to These 24 Celebrity YouTubers

YouTube is way more than just a place to watch funny cat videos — it’s also the place to spot the newest celebrities. YouTubers are branching out from computer screens around the world and showing their faces on the covers of magazines, publishing books, starting beauty lines and playing some …

Game jam created in memory of Leelah Alcorn, transgender teen who committed suicide

Just after Christmas, on Dec. 27, a transgender teenage girl named Leelah Alcorn took her own life, after posting a heartbreaking suicide note.<p>She was just 17.<p>It's hard to contextualize the tragedy as anything but terrible and completely preventable. Leelah said in her note that she faced an …

Exciting Design Trends of 2015

Whether or not you like the Android operating system, there is something to be said about what Google is setting out to accomplish with their new …

How Fashion Designers Entertain At Home

Inside the chic dining rooms of fashion's top tastemakers<p>Inside the chic dining rooms of fashion's top tastemakers

Paint Your Sneakers: A Splash of Color Puts New Life into Old Soles

Sometimes all it takes is a slap of paint to heal what ails you, especially if the offending party lies directly underfoot. French artist Nicolas …

Cara Delevingne Hot Photos: DKNY Lingerie Ads

<b>Cara Delevingne</b> has already had a very busy 2015–and that’s after she wrapped up 2014 by landing the role of The Enchantress alongside Margot …

Introducing Tokyo's Yuruliku Design Studio 2015

Tokyo-based design studio Yuruliku is the collaborative brainchild of designers Kohshi Ikegami and Kinue Ohneda. The pair christened the studio by …

Defining a More Purposeful Architecture: A Guide to Current Architectural Trends

The current state of architectural design incorporates many contemporary ideas of what defines unique geometry. With the advent of strong computer …

Advice For America From Parents Who Support Their Transgender Kids

After a transgender teen committed suicide last month, several parents, including a Catholic deacon and former Southern Baptist, explained how they are raising happy transgender children.<p>Mary Moss had to make a decision when her child came out as a transgender boy. "My choice was a live son or a …

No Sew DIY Slip Dress: Coachella Fashion

SCROLL For INSTRUCTIONS….<p>Dress: DIY (Instructions Below) Similar Maxi Skirt.<br>Belt: Lucky Brand, old. Boots: Vintage Capezio.<br>Bag: Bought at the Bazaar …

The top 20 street style looks in Toronto from 2014

Fashion & Style<p>Natalia Manzocco<p>Posted on January 08, 2015<p>Report Inaccuracy<p>The top 20 street style looks in Toronto from 2014<p>Fashion & Style<p>Natalia …

The Newest Fashion Tech for 2015

This week, the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas, unveiling the newest tech items set to launch this year. From smart jewelry to stylish fitness trackers, these are the chicest wearable pieces spotted at the innovative tech show—so far.<p><b>1) Stellé Audio</b> Earbud …

Kendall Jenner Rocks Out in the Modern Festival Look

The Coachella lineup was announced yesterday, and includes rock legends like AC/DC, hip-hop heartthrobs like <b>Drake,</b> and fashion favorites like <b>FKA twigs.</b> So what does one wear to such a mashup of a festival? Enter <b>Kendall Jenner</b> and the streamlined rocker look. Edgy enough to work across both …

Kate Moss Interview on Her Outfits and How to Thrift Shop

Before the world knew anything about Middleton, there was Moss—Kate Moss. She's been an icon in the fashion world since she was a teen, and she's turning<p>41<p>this month (crazy!). Because I hang on every word of hers committed to print, I assumed you guys do too, and her latest interview with <i>Look</i> …

Thrifting

How to Take Your Beach Hair Home With You: From Suki Waterhouse’s Seaside Waves to Grace Mahary’s Fuzzy Braids

Whether you’re back from a New Year’s trip to Tulum or spent this arctic, back-to-work Monday morning plotting your next tropical escape, there’s nothing like a quick scan of your Instagram feed to prove that good beach hair doesn’t have to wait until summer—or, for that matter, a vacation. **Cora …

The Prettiest Hairstyle We Saw on New Year's Eve, and How to Copy It

If you had asked me before New Year's what sort of hairstyle I'd love to wear for the occasion, a French twist would have been way, way down on the bottom of my list. Not really on my list at all, actually. But that was before I'd seen the modern take on the twist that former reality-TV star …

Hair

DIY Lip Scrub How-To

Been wearing bright lipstick nonstop over the holidays? Chances are your lips are feeling the aftermath by now—the parched, flaky, not-so-pretty aftermath. So here's something to do between now and the return to routine on Monday: a super-easy, two-ingredient DIY lip scrub we just heard about from …

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21 Inspiring Photos of Marilyn Monroe

21 inspiring vintage photos of the icon.<p>In honor of what would've been Marilyn Monroe's 90th birthday, we've rounded up rare and inspiring photos of the icon. Here, Monroe in pictures worth lingering over.

From Michelle Phan To Christian Siriano: 30 Under 30 In Art And Style

Our list of 30 success stories under age 30 in the category of art and style includes an especially eclectic range of people this year. YouTube sensation Michelle Phan, 27, started by making explosively popular how-to makeup videos. She now has her hand in four different ventures, including a …

The New Year's Best Hair Trends

The hottest hair trends to try in 2015.<p>The hottest hair trends to try in 2015. Also, check out this updated step-by-step guide to getting perfect waves.

20 Easy Tricks For Improving Vintage Clothes

Thrifting can be awesome (clothes are cheaper and more unique, you get a smug sense of accomplishment), but sometimes things just don't fit right. Here's how to make even the most unlikely finds work for you.