What We Talk About When We Talk About Fashion

Sitting down to write my "goodbye" post to you all was really tricky: What to say? What is there to say? I found no easy answers. But the last time I tried to do some meaning-making about my time at Jezebel, I didn't have the opportunity to share it with you all, so I thought I would take this opportunity now to do… » 5/09/08 6:00pm 5/09/08 6:00pm

Pole Dancing, Prada, & Project Runway: A Year In The Life Of Jezebel Jen

It's that time: Jezebel Jennifer's last day of work. Earlier this week, when announcing her departure and upcoming arrival at the offices of Ralph Lauren, I mentioned a little of what I like about her. Now, I'd like to call attention to a little of what I liked that she wrote. For over a year, Jennifer has been… » 5/09/08 3:00pm 5/09/08 3:00pm

You Can Take The Girl Out Of Jezebel, But You Can't Take The Jezebel…

There's no adequately poetic way to put this, so I'll just jump right in: Jennifer Gerson is leaving us at the end of this week. Jennifer, as some of our old-timers know, has been with the site since virtually the very beginning: In early February 2007, she answered an "ad" I put up on our brother site, Gawker,… » 5/05/08 3:00pm 5/05/08 3:00pm

"Aspirationalism" Is Just Code For Racism, Conde Nast

Hey guys! More big news! Dodai and Anna have left us. No one is really talking to me. The new owners say they want me to stay, they just want to "edit" me a bit, and by "edit," they are saying, they mean more than my copy. "You may have to shower," is how this Daphne woman put it. Smell ya later, Daph! So anyway,… » 4/01/08 2:00pm 4/01/08 2:00pm