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Style Stealer: Reese Witherspoon’s Outrageously Afforable Floral Frock

Style Stealer: Reese Witherspoon's Outrageously Afforable Floral Frock

Even with her “Legally Blonde” money and Oscar statue for “Walk The Line,” Reese Witherspoon still appreciates a bargain. I was straight up stunned to discover that her pretty white and blue floral dress is from SheInside — and costs a mere $17. Get her whole look, accessories and all, after the jump! Keep reading »

Style Stealer: Emmy Rossum’s Got A Thing For Marigold

Style Stealer: Emmy Rossum's Got A Thing For Marigold

Big ups to the Style Stealer gods for handing me such a cute and easy-to-replicate outfit — a rarity! Emmy Rossum is wearing a marigold-colored shirtdress from Loft’s latest collection, which can be yours for just under $80 bucks. She tops hers off with cute oxfords and a crossbody purse, but this little number could just as easily be dressed up with pumps for work or strappy stilettos for a hot date. Get the full look after the jump… Keep reading »

18 Etsy Finds For All The NOPE You Need In Your Life

God, I love Etsy. Etsy is life, guys. If you want to express yourself through your possessions but don’t have the skill to make them on your own, Etsy WILL have what you need. It’s like that rule of the internet that says “if it exists, there’s porn for it” — if it exists, an Etsy artist is selling it.

Personally, I’ve gotten way into the swing of “NOPE” lately. I NOPE on social media, I NOPE to catcallers (because that’s really the bottom line, isn’t it?), I NOPE in my articles, I NOPE on my blog, I NOPE to trolls and hate mail, I NOPE when I just don’t friggin’ feel like doin’ stuff. The only thing left is to NOPE my appearance and NOPE my home.

Cue Etsy! Now you can have NOPE with you all the time. You might not even need to say it out loud.

Macy’s To Pay $650K Settlement Over Racial Profiling

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The New York Attorney General’s office announced this week it has found “loss prevention officers” at Macy’s department store to have followed Black and Latino customers more often than white patrons. In response to these findings, Macy’s has agreed to a pay a $650,000 settlement, hire an independent monitor, and release an anti-racial profiling memorandum to employees, among other responses. (It is perhaps too soon to say “reforms.”)

This fall, both Macy’s at Herald Square and the upscale department store Barney’s in New York City drew attention after several Black customers were detained by police and accused of stealing items which they had rightfully purchased. Macy’s most high-profile incident was actor Robert Brown from the TV show “Treme” and the movie “Finding Forrester,” who was detained after making an expensive purchase at the store, then frisked, accused of holding fake ID, and told he didn’t have enough money to buy the pricey item. Keep reading »

Frisky Eats: 11 Ways To Spike Your Lemonade

When life gives you lemons, make alcoholic lemonade, that’s what I say (no wonder I didn’t have one of those roadside lemonade stands as a kid). Anyway, today is National Lemonade Day, which means it’s the perfect time to kick your drink game up a notch. Forget about just adding a simple splash of vodka to your lemonade, and, instead, try one of these 11 delicious and refreshing ways to spike it!

7 Awesome Resources For Masculine-Of-Center Beauty

7 Awesome Resources For Masculine-Of-Center Beauty

Here’s the way I identify, in my own head: Masculine bisexual cis female. That is a string of words that makes almost no sense to a lot of people in my life who would rather just be like “aren’t you kind of just … Rebecca?” And yeah, that’s true too. But my four-word identity is my short summary of who I am, what pronouns I use, what my love life looks like, and how I present myself to the outside world, or, in short, the way I relate to other people as far as my gender goes.

My presentation has changed markedly over the last few years. Part of the reason I slimmed down my wardrobe and switched to versatile basics is that I felt really inauthentic in the very loud clothing I was wearing. When I wore metallic gold miniskirts or flouncy floral skirts or bright pink minidresses I ordered from ModCloth — even when I was wearing structured dresses that complimented my waist-to-hip ratio beautifully — it felt like a costume. It felt like I was trying too hard. Switching over to jeans, leggings, basic tees, loafers, and combat boots has removed all the stress from getting dressed. Keep reading »

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