Unretouched Photo of Cindy Crawford Circulates Online 

Yesterday, an unretouched photograph of model Cindy Crawford started circulating online. The leaked photograph shows the then 47-year-old posing in lingerie sans Photoshop. » 2/14/15 6:15pm 2/14/15 6:15pm

The New Cosmopolitan & the Slow Climb Out of Lipstick-and-Lasagna Land

"I am so fucking excited to see you all!" Joanna Coles, clad in a pair of leather leggings, yelled from the stage of the David H. Koch theater at Lincoln Center at 9:30 a.m. on a brisk Saturday in November. Coles, the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, was kicking off the New York version of the publication's » 12/09/14 9:00am 12/09/14 9:00am

Marie Claire Doesn't Do Drunk Anna Kendrick Justice

Marie Claire recently gave a reporter the impossibly fun assignment of going out and getting drunk with Anna Kendrick. While this should have led to good times and quotes aplenty, the article (or what's available of it online) is basically just your typical lady mag word salad. Why oh why won't Marie Claire (or… » 11/10/14 6:30pm 11/10/14 6:30pm

I Don't Give Two Shits About Dressing 'Skinny'

Marie Claire has a new book about "perfecting your style, flattering your body, and looking fabulous." Cool! The title? Marie Claire: Dress Skinny. Oh. Hm. Thanks, but I'd rather not. » 10/17/14 3:30pm 10/17/14 3:30pm

The NFL Doesn't Care About Women But Hopes Women Will Buy NFL Fashion

After the NFL firmly informed their female fans they don’t care about us by suspending Ray Rice for just two games after he knocked out his fiancé and dragged her out of an elevator on camera, they want us to buy t-shirts. Via a partnership with Marie Claire. Et tu, Marie Claire? » 8/25/14 1:30pm 8/25/14 1:30pm

Hot Trend for August: Denim on Denim

As August is just around the corner, now seems like an appropriate time to let you know that both Glamour and Marie Claire (and Katie Holmes and Zoë Saldana, by extension) are advocating for the Canadian Tuxedo as The Look for the rest of summer. » 7/28/14 6:45pm 7/28/14 6:45pm

Janet Mock Named Contributing Editor at Marie Claire

Janet Mock, the absolutely incredible writer, trans activist and all-around inspiration to humans everywhere, has been named a contributing editor at Marie Claire. Yes! » 7/22/14 5:20pm 7/22/14 5:20pm

Zoe Saldana: Movies Need to Tell Stories About Women

Zoe Saldana is in the new issue of Marie Claire, promoting Guardians Of The Galaxy, and in the magazine, she insists that Hollywood give more time to stories about women. » 7/15/14 4:30pm 7/15/14 4:30pm

A Few Things of Note About This Dior Dress We Keep Seeing

Lupita Nyong'o Celebrates Gorgeous New Marie Claire Cover

The May issue of Marie Claire is a sweet, fresh breath of springtime joy, with Lupita Nyong'o beaming and pretty in pink. She's one of three five coverladies; the others are Emilia Clarke, Elle Fanning, Kate Mara and Elizabeth Olsen. Last night three of them attended the magazine's "Fresh Faces" party in Hollywood;… » 4/09/14 1:40pm 4/09/14 1:40pm

Mindy Project Picked Up for Season 3!

Today, at the grand conference of cool pop culture SXSW, Editor in Chief of Marie Claire Anne Fulenwider ran a panel discussion entitled "Running the Show: TV's New Queen of Comedy" with Mindy Kaling. And! It was announced that there would indeed be a Season 3 for The Mindy Project! Kaling, who was later joined by… » 3/09/14 7:00pm 3/09/14 7:00pm

Cosmopolitan Editor Wants to Cover More Politics

On the heels of magazine editors the industry across discussing ladymags' devotion to "serious journalism," Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles has said it's her plan to add more politics to the women's mag, which is considered by some to be only good for sex tips like what a good idea it is to leave fruit in your mouth… » 6/19/13 5:50pm 6/19/13 5:50pm

Young Women Using Social Media To Normalize And Demand More Plus-Size…

Adele's forthcoming plus-sized Burberry campaign is only one of the many factors that are leading to a new eye on mass-market retailers' plus-sized clothing, which blogs have dubbed "fatshion." For years, adult-skewed women's magazines had unchanged advice for larger women: steer away from horizontal stripes and… » 9/22/12 5:00pm 9/22/12 5:00pm

We Read So You Don't Have To: The Year's Biggest Ladymags, Rated and…

In Ladymag Land, the biggest issues of the year are the September issues. And this year, Vogue, Queen of the Ladymags, had its biggest issue ever. Nine hundred sixteen pages: Absolutely GIGANTIC. But all of the Ladymags celebrated the fall season in a huge way, and we could not let this momentous occasion pass without… » 9/06/12 4:00pm 9/06/12 4:00pm

Why Don't Women's Magazines Care More About Their Websites?

Bonnie Fuller, head of HollywoodLife.com and former editor of multiple mags like Glamour and Marie Claire, has some thoughts about why most women's magazines have lackluster websites. While it should be noted that her most recent column for Ad Age is partially just a giant advertisement for her website and editorial… » 8/07/12 6:40pm 8/07/12 6:40pm

Surfer Tragically Loses Arm to Photoshop Shark

An alert tipster pointed out to us that the June issue of Marie Claire has a picture of a surfer who seems to be missing an arm. Fortunately, her fingers have held on for the ride. » 5/23/12 9:30am 5/23/12 9:30am

Turns Out Being Born a Woman Is a Major Financial Mistake

As if being a woman wasn't difficult enough—what with all the not having control over important decisions about our own bodies, making less money than our male colleagues, and, yes, let's play the childbirth card—we are also routinely hit with financial penalties just for having the balls to be born with a vagina.… » 3/20/12 1:35pm 3/20/12 1:35pm

There Is Only One Way To Write A Charlize Theron Profile

Oh, is it time for another Charlize Theron profile? In which we will learn that she consumes alcohol and uses swears and ? It's been like three months since the last one, and easily scandalized editors seem to still be surprised that a woman could drink and say "fuck," so why not? In fact, looking back over the long… » 11/15/11 12:15pm 11/15/11 12:15pm

The Brand New Marie Claire Claims To Have Some Insight Into Cover Star…

A practically makeup-less Kim Kardashian (whose appearance, as always, serves as a reminder to us all that she's actually really pretty underneath all that slap) is on the new cover of Marie Claire. The cover promises, "KIM KARDASHIAN REVEALS WHAT WENT ON IN HER CRAZY MARRIAGE," which, enviable restraint in not going… » 11/11/11 1:55pm 11/11/11 1:55pm

Marie Claire Recommends Fruit Prints For Spring

The weather today in New York is shitty — chilly and overcast and drizzly — which seems appropriate for a Monday. And no, the firmament won't be providing residents of the tri-state area with any particular reason to get out of bed in the morning and put on clean underwear for the rest of this week, either. But this… » 4/04/11 7:00pm 4/04/11 7:00pm