What are the Best Ballet Flats?

Fall is coming. As Dodai Stewart put it, ballet flats are, “so gamine, so easy, so cute, so chic, so versatile — but the truth is, they can be terribly uncomfortable when they’re actually on your feet.” Which flat brings the most versatility with the least pain? Tell us in the comments. »8/31/15 3:15pm8/31/15 3:15pm

Argentina's Coolest Dumb Teens Are Wearing Confederate Flags

Argentina’s equivalent of Abercrombie is a store called John L Cook. It caters to hot teens dying to lose their virginity and manufactures t-shirts with meaningless identity-defining slogans on them like “Sea Salt” and “Grunge” and “Somewhere Between NY & LA.” They also have a lot of apparel featuring what seems to be… »8/10/15 4:40pm8/10/15 4:40pm

dELiA*s Is Coming Back, But You Still Can't Escape Death :)

dELiA*s, the teen girl clothing retailer that provided catalogs worth of aspirational outfits for young women to pore over in the nineties and early aughts, has begun rolling out details about their highly anticipated August 6 bounce-back from bankruptcy. Don’t let this win for nostalgia lull you into a false sense of… »7/30/15 6:00pm7/30/15 6:00pm

'Everything Really Hit Rock Bottom': How Nasty Gal's Culture Went Nasty

“Be a nice person at work,” Sophia Amoruso writes in her 2014 book #GIRLBOSS, a combination memoir and self-help book for hungry millennial feminists looking to get ahead in life and business. “If you are a total terror to work with, no one will want to keep you around. And the worst kind of mean is selective mean—the… »6/17/15 11:30am6/17/15 11:30am

My Love Affair With Androgynous Clothes

For me, it all started with boys’ jeans in junior high. Guess jeans were all the rage—the really tight ones with the zippered legs, which looked great on the average girl. But on me, already towering above my classmates in elementary school, they looked, I was told repeatedly, like high waters. Where’s the flood? I… »4/27/15 5:50pm4/27/15 5:50pm

I Tried on Target's New Plus Size Line So You Don't Have To

Meh. That's what I give Target's new AVA+VIV plus-size collection. To me the new AVA + VIV line is just more of the same of what I've come to expect of plus-size clothing. For the most part designers seem to think that all we plus-size ladies deserve is basics and that we should be happy to even get anything. A video »3/20/15 2:30pm3/20/15 2:30pm

How to Look Great at Any Age: A Simple Recipe


Why, in my 60's, am I suddenly a senior citizen? Hopefully, the advantage of reduced movie ticket prices is worth it. I ponder daily the gap between that number and my own perception of self. I do have a few aches and pains from working out, but I had those when I worked out at 20. I also need a bit more sleep… »3/12/15 3:45pm3/12/15 3:45pm