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10 Things Every Adult Who Still Misses New School Supplies Needs To Buy Right Now

God, there’s nothing more satisfying than putting a clean stack of paper in a brand new 3-ring binder. More »


7 Cute Area Rugs That Will Cover Up All The Mistakes You’re Still Making In Life

For when you reach that point in life when you feel like you definitely should already have your shit together but you don’t but you realize that having a really dope area rug in your home is a shockingly effective lie. You know, that point. More »


Trans Girl’s Survival Guide: 3 Essential Tips For Your First Shopping Trip

Transitioning is also about learning all new ways of expressing oneself in public, including through clothes. When I finally tried on my first pair of women’s jeans in a dressing room, it felt incredible. The way they fit around my hips and thighs made me feel so feminine. More »


There’s Now An Online Store Supporting Artists Whose Work Was Allegedly Stolen By Zara

When it comes to the battle of multibillion-dollar corporations vs. independent creators, the corporations almost always win. Or at least they used to. Thanks to social media, the creators are now finding new ways to fight back. Example: This online store supporting artists whose work was allegedly stolen by Zara.

The controversy started… More »


35 Sunglasses Under $50 That Say “Seriously, Do Not Talk To Me Right Now”

There’s no end to the benefits of wearing sunglasses, the least of which being the protection they afford your delicate little sight-orbs from the heinous sun. With that in mind, here are a bunch of cheap-but-very-cute pairs you can pretty much live in this summer.  More »


Amy Schumer Sketch About Shopping As A Regular Woman Shows The Stark Stress Of Finding Your Size

Amy Schumer goes on a very special shopping trip and soon finds herself in a grassy field that has a stockpile of firewood, a very lost Lena Dunham, and a cow shopping for a dress for her daughter’s bat mitzvah — a wasteland where any clothing bigger than a size 0 goes to die.More »


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The TV Obsessed

 

Less Starbucks gift-cards, more personalized gifts! This has been my mantra for 2016 when it comes to gift-giving. Each and every person in my life loves television. I don’t know anyone who hasn’t spent a day marathoning from the comfort of their couch. Here is the ultimate gift guide for all the… More »


This Card Catalogue USB Drive Will Make You Miss The Library

Once upon a time, the library was a real place where you could check out actual books to hold in your hot little hands. Actually! The library is still a real place that you should go to because libraries are awesome! If you prefer e-books for whatever reason — cash money, convenience, space — but… More »


Now There’s A New Nail Polish Spray For Those Of Us Who Have No Patience

Many modern women have the dilemma of wanting flawless, colorful nails, but don’t have the budget for a professional manicure and just can’t seem to find the time to do it themselves. As trivial as it seems to others, I happen to like my nails painted. In fact, it was one of my New Years’ resolutions… More »


Photographic Proof That The Best Way To Torture Your Boyfriend Is To Take Him Shopping

This week, Kim Kardashian outted her hubby Kanye West for falling asleep in the middle of the store while they were baby shopping with John Legend and Chrissy Teigen. Looks like even North took the opportunity for a snooze, but I imagine Kim K can spend a very looong time in a store of any kind. You… More »


Starbucks, Amazon Customers in for Unhappy Changes

Both Starbucks and Amazon are in the news for recent changes—and not necessarily good ones. Starbucks is changing its rewards program in a fashion that hurts people who don’t spend much per visit. Read more on Newser…More »


I Had A Severe Panic Attack And PUNCHED A Stranger On Black Friday

Black Friday isn’t a good time to find out you have a panic disorder.

It was my first year living away from home. I’d moved to Chicago for art school and stayed in the city over the Thanksgiving break. On Friday morning, I remembered my grandfather’s birthday… More »


14 Cute And Cool Ways To Free The Nipple

Boob pride is real. More »


Fall Fashion: 5 Coat & Jacket Trends To Help You Transition

As much as I rant and rave about how much I hate anything close to resembling cold weather — I am pretty sure I have said “fuck fall” at least 20 times this week — I must admit that I’ve gotten kind of excited about doing some “necessary” stocking up of my fall wardrobe. Listen,… More »


Tidying Guru Marie Kondo Visited The Clutter Dungeon That Is Anthropologie

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 »


Don’t Fall For These 10 Marketing Tricks Next Time You Shop

As a college student or recent grad, you’re on a strict budget. That seal on your wallet somehow comes off every time a friend suggests happy hour or when shopping for a formal dress. You might try to be a smart shopper, but companies spend a lot of time finding ways to trick your brain… More »


Study: Shopping While Hungry Might Make You Buy A Bunch Of Stuff You Don’t Want

We all know the horrors of roaming the grocery store aisles while hungry (and subsequently filling up your cart with $50 worth of Ho Hos and Kraft Deluxe instead of the kale you came for), but a University of Minnesota study has found that hunger can fuel regretful purchases of any products, not just food. The study, which was published last week… More »


How To Shop For A Bathing Suit When You’re Not That Skinny

Shopping for a bathing suit is a hellish endeavor, regardless of your size. The fitting rooms are small, weird and equipped with horrific lighting and mirrors that make you look like fresh hell. If you’re a straight size  — aka nothing bigger than a 16 or so — shopping for bathing suits might be slightly… More »


C. Wonder Is Closing, So Snatch Up These Favorites!

C. Wonder, preppy haven of all things monogrammed and colorful, is closing its stores. The line was seemingly created as a copycat revenge project against C. Wonder owner Chris Burch’s ex-wife, designer Tory Burch, which makes me feel slightly less sad about missing out on the store’s semi-gaudy goodies. Still, I can’t help but mourn the… More »


My First Year In New York City, As Told By My Amazon Purchase History

This piece was originally published on The Daily Dot.

After 26 years of living in California, I moved to New York City in February 2014. I did not handle it well. Although I was moving for a fun job to a city I’d often fantasized about living in, I still found myself on… More »


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