The Daily Squee: Rademenes The Cat Nurse Helps Sick Animals Heal

By: Claire Hannum / April 15, 2015

Rademenes the cat lives at an animal shelter in Bydgoszcz, Poland, and serves as a feline nurse to critters at the shelter who undergo medical care. Rademenes was brought into the shelter with an inflamed respiratory tract by his former owners, who were convinced he’d never get better. The kitty bonded with a veterinarian on staff who… More »

Home Inspiration: Decorating Tiny Spaces

By: Claire Hannum / April 14, 2015

New York is known for its shoebox apartments, but since living here I’ve been lucky enough to wind up in housing with giant bedrooms more often than not. Of the many apartments I’ve inhabited in this city over the past few years, only one of them involved a stereotypically small bedroom, but I’ve just moved again, and now I have a large… More »

ModCloth Co-Founder Says That Selling Clothes For All Sizes Is Good For Business

By: Megan Reynolds / April 14, 2015

…I mean….yes? Duh? More »

5 Woman Caves Every Broad Deserves

By: Katrin Higher / April 13, 2015

After a day of ruthless catcalling and street harassment, less pay, and diminishing worth as we age, we women deserve a goddamn cave too — and I don’t mean the floor of the bathroom where we cry over our no longer supple skin. More »

Check Your Vibes: 5 Ways To Build Your Willpower Muscle

By: Claire Hannum / April 13, 2015

When I think about willpower, I usually think of shame. More »

Compassionate Fashion: Wear-Anywhere Basics From Alexis Mera Loungewear

By: Claire Hannum / April 10, 2015

Alexis Mera loungewear was launched to create what is basically my dream breed of clothing: something I could wake up, roll out of bed and into work while wearing, and that could then carry me through brunch, errands and the gym on weekends. Going through your day in stylish clothes that secretly have the comfiness level… More »

Absolute Beginners: A Place For Workout Videos In My Heart

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 10, 2015

The more I do for Absolute Beginners — the more I try new things — the more I have to re-evaluate my past with sports and fitness. This week, for example, I had to admit to myself that actually, my fitness habit didn’t begin with a barbell in 2012, even if that’s when I met… More »

One Grilled Cheese Is Not Enough, Two Grilled Cheese Are Too Many

By: Beejoli Shah / April 10, 2015

The worst part about cooking for yourself is portion control. It’s not that I’m incapable of cutting a recipe in half, it’s that I have no clue what I’m going to do with the remainder of the rapidly decaying cutlets pathetically lounging in their styrofoam tray, and that’s how you end up with 43 panko-parmesa… More »

18 Types Of Social Awkwardness You Experience At The Gym (In GIFs!)

By: Claire Hannum / April 10, 2015

The gym is its own little microcosm of social norms and awkward moments. You’re not the only one who occasionally feels like a weirdo! If you’ve ever spent even a second on an elliptical, you’ve probably experienced a few of these cringey predicaments…

1. When you get on a deserted treadmill that still has a… More »

Beauty IRL: Oh, To Be Tan

By: Megan Reynolds / April 8, 2015

If being tan is wrong, I don’t wanna be right. … More »

Wanderlust: It’s Good To Be Home

By: Tiffanie Drayton / April 8, 2015

When I stepped out of the airport in Trinidad and Tobago, the first thing I noticed was the beautiful, sprawling green mountains that have welcomed me back “home” every time I return to my island of birth. Also familiar? There were Black and Brown people everywhere! That acknowledgement forced a tiny grin to form o… More »

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

By: Claire Hannum / April 7, 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 trip close to home. No matter where you live in the US, there are tucked-away corners near youMore »

Lane Bryant Comes For Your Beauty Standards With New Campaign #ImNoAngel

By: Megan Reynolds / April 6, 2015

Plus size retailer Lane Bryant’s new campaign’s #ImNoAngel highlights and celebrates the beautiful diversity of shapes and sizes. In their new spot for their house line of bras and underwear, Cacique, plus-size models Ashley Graham, Marquita Pring and friends cavort in some really cute lingerie while extending a subtle but direct middle finger to the tyranny… More »

10 Ways To Make Travel A Bigger Reality In Your Life

By: Claire Hannum / April 6, 2015

Most of us dream of traveling far more than we actually get to do it. Sometimes a nice afternoon daydream is as far as we want to take it, because the reality of a trip can be exhausting, especially if we’re having an eventful phase of life near home that we want to be present for. More »

Beauty Test Drive: Benefit Roller Lash Mascara Actually Does All The Things It Promises

By: Megan Reynolds / April 6, 2015

Never succumb to the tyranny of false eyelashes again. … More »

Songs To Soothe Your Anxiety, According To Science (And Me)

By: Claire Hannum / April 4, 2015

A chill pill for your ears. More »

Style Guide: 6 Spring Shoe Trends To Stock Up On

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 3, 2015

I must have a heavy step, because I wear my shoes into the ground. The bad news about that is that I end up having to say goodbye to my favorite pairs before I’m ready. The good news is that means I have an excuse to shoe shop! And sure enough, all of my warmer… More »

This Easter, What Can We Learn From Fertility Rituals?

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 3, 2015

If I have to admit it, my interest in fertility rites was probably piqued by watching the god-awful Nicolas Cage remake of “The Wicker Man” on a new friend’s urging last summer. It’s basically a misogynist nightmare of a women’s cooperative run amok off the coast of Washington (of course), which only barely resembles the… More »

Those Body-Shaming Onesies Are Back — At NYU

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 3, 2015

A few weeks ago, I wrote about some really gross baby snapsuits that were targeted specifically at female babies and read “I hate my thighs.” Now, Twitter’s found them — but not on Wrybaby’s website. Nope, they’re at the NYU campus store. More »

Glenn Beck Has Designed Some $170 Jeans To Help You Fulfill Your “God Given Right To Feel Pretty”

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 2, 2015

Hey ladies! Guess what! Your dream has come true. Finally, wingnut/performance artist Glenn Beck has designed some jeans just for you. Yeah, it’s true. Glenn Beck is now a haute couture fashion designer, just as you’d always hoped. I guess. Maybe.

Apparently, Beck has had a men’s clothing line for some time now–1791… More »

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