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Man, People Have Really Strong Feelings About Maxi Dresses, Huh?

My Twitter timeline is really hyped up about two articles right now: that New York Times expose on nail salons and a humor essay over at Jezebel called “Death to the Maxi Dress.” Well, the latter is supposed to be funny, but a lot of folks on Twitter, not to mention the commenters on the… More »


13 Not-So-Corny Gifts For Your Favorite College Graduate

By: Claire Hannum / May 7, 2015

Graduation season means gifting your great grand-niece or whomever lots of sparkly framed quotes about dreaming big and “shooting for the moon,” but what about a gift she could actually use? I’m not trying to knock sentimental gifts — they can spark happy tears and make wonderful lifelong keepsakes — but if you’re stumped o… More »


Here’s A Shocker: Your $10 Manicure Isn’t Actually Ethical

By: Megan Reynolds / May 7, 2015

Are you surprised? More »


Beauty IRL: Dandruff Is My Worst Enemy

By: Megan Reynolds / May 6, 2015

It’s always snowing somewhere, right? More »


Cities That (Sort Of) Surprise: Boston, Massachusetts

By: Megan Reynolds / May 6, 2015

Not like I remembered! More »


RIP Society: This Restaurant Has Special Plates For Instagramming Your Food

By: Claire Hannum / May 5, 2015

I’m fairly shameless in my love of Instagram, but even I have to draw the line somewhere. For me, that line arrives at the Foodography experience, an event designed to make your food as Instagram-ready as possible with fancy edible designs on special plates. Participants can take workshops with photographer Dan Perez to get their iPhone angle just right. More »


Home Inspiration: 9 DIY Indoor Gardening Tutorials

By: Claire Hannum / May 5, 2015

Being short on outdoor space doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a treeless life of concrete and stuffy air. Try out some of these indoor gardening techniques to turn your home into your very own mini-jungle! More »


Rihanna Won The Mostly Boring & Not-That-Offensive Met Gala

By: Megan Reynolds / May 5, 2015

We ranked the red carpet just for you. … More »


Etsy Spotlight: Tiny Wearable Pizza Slices

By: Claire Hannum / May 5, 2015

Pizza is forever. More »


Sorry Lumbersexuals: Beards Are Apparently As Filthy As Toilets

I didn’t think it was possible, but I believe my love affair with full, lush, bushy beards may be over. Only one thing could com between me and my lifelong attraction to Paul Bunyon and his scruffy ilk: POOP. An Albuquerque, New Mexico, affiliate of ABC News conducted a study in which men’s beards were… More »


28 “Lizzie McGuire” Style Moments, Ranked

By: Claire Hannum / May 1, 2015

Lizzie McGuire was the only person to ever make middle school look fun. Rather than being popular, Lizzie was allegedly a hapless normal who occasionally dabbled in full-on dorkdom. When I used to watch her on TV as a kid, this made zero sense to me, because Lizzie was clearly the prettiest and best-dressed girl in school without… More »


The 2015 Met Gala Could Be A Minefield Of Cultural Appropriation

By: Megan Reynolds / May 1, 2015

“China: Through The Looking Glass” doesn’t mean you should put some chopsticks in your hair and call it a day. … More »


Style 911: A Classy Way To Show Some Sideboob

By: Megan Reynolds / May 1, 2015

Sideboob is cleavage’s artsy cousin. Get into it. … More »


Soon Rent The Runway Will Offer More Than Just Fancy Gowns

By: Claire Hannum / April 30, 2015

Our beloved Rent The Runway (or is that just me?) is stepping up its game to rent you more than just evening wear. As a refresher, the company rents out designer dresses by mail at a huge discount from full price, and has a few showrooms if you’d like to try something on before ordering. Renting… More »


Beauty IRL: You Don’t Have To Get A Pedicure, But You Probably Should

By: Megan Reynolds / April 29, 2015

Toes are adorable on babies and slightly more horrifying on adults. Maybe you should fix your feet. … More »


Local Travel: 21 Places To Visit In The Southwest This Spring

By: Claire Hannum / April 29, 2015

Warm weather means long sunny weekends and the sudden itch to explore someplace new, so why not start with your own backyard? If you need a break from the big cities and major sights, hop in the car and take a day tripMore »


Obsessed: Handmade Galaxy Mugs Inspired By The Hubble Space Telescope

By: Claire Hannum / April 28, 2015

Need. More »


Whimsical Gal Gleefully Wastes Retail Workers’ Time, Pens Insufferable Essay

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 28, 2015

I have long said that the fastest way to see if someone is an asshole or not is to see how they treat people in the service industry. I have ended budding relationships after one date after seeing a dude snap at a server, and consider people who “don’t believe in tipping” to be a… More »


Tidying Guru Marie Kondo Visited The Clutter Dungeon That Is Anthropologie

By: Claire Hannum / April 28, 2015

Marie “KonMari” Kondo, professional de-clutterer and author of bestselling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, made it in and out of Anthropologie alive and without purchasing any regretful dust-collectors. How did she do that? Anthropologie is a clutter magnet for any woman who dares to meander in, and her presence there is the greatest oxymoron of… More »


Spanx Now Come With A Hearty Dose Of Feminism

By: Megan Reynolds / April 28, 2015

Now you can wear your Spanx and feel empowered, I guess. … More »


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