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Saturday, April 25, 2015


Lena Dunham on Why She’s an Imperfect Feminist

Yesterday - The Cut
When Lena Dunham told friend and Girls’ showrunner Jenni Konner that she wanted to eradicate domestic sex trafficking, Konner was not in the least bit surprised. “She’s the leading expert on sex-trafficking stats,” said Konner at Variety’s annual Power of Women luncheon as she introduced Dunham for her work with ... More » by Valentina I. Valentini

The Freaky History of Your IUD, Revealed

Yesterday - The Cut
IUDs inspire almost evangelical enthusiasm, to which the Cut is not immune. But a fact that often gets left out has recently come to our attention."The whole concept of IUDs came about from the observation that if you put rocks inside the uterus of a camel, they wouldn’t get pregnant," ... More » by Molly Oswaks

Naomi Campbell and Gloria Steinem Partied Together

Yesterday - The Cut
Diane von Furstenberg knows how to fill a room with influential women, and this week, everyone from Gloria Steinem to Naomi Cambpell was in attendance at her annual DVF awards held at the United Nations. While streetwear aficionados, including Virgil Abloh, rallied at BAPE'S New York 10 Year Anniversary, on ... More » by Leah Rodriguez

Abercrombie Ditches Shirtless Men and Racy Ads

Yesterday - The Cut
Today, in a watershed moment for malls everywhere, Abercrombie and Fitch announced some much-needed changes to its store policies and adjustments to its brand imagery. Following the abrupt departure of its longtime CEO Mike Jeffries back in December and its Supreme Court discrimination lawsuit in February, the retailer will no ... More » by Kristin Tice Studeman

Hussein Chalayan’s High-Fashion Take on Wearable Technology

Yesterday - The Cut
There's a new theme every day on It's Vintage. Read more articles on today's topic: The History of Wearable Tech. Long before designers set their sights on our wrists, Hussein Chalayan was experimenting with wearable tech in more grandiose forms. For instance, how about a dress with a mind of its ... More » by Véronique Hyland

Freaks, Geeks, and Mean Girls: 15 Famous Women on Their High School Cliques

Yesterday - The Cut
This week the Cut explores the messy, loving, spiteful, supportive, competitive, joyful, and funny sides of friendship. While the "It" social-media platform or Kardashian may come and go, there's one part of high school culture that remains stubbornly unchanging throughout the years: the cliques. Jocks sit with cheerleaders, theater geeks ... More... by The Cut

How to Smell Like a Fresh Cup of Tea

Yesterday - The Cut
There are scents that linger in a room long after you've left, and then there's Hermès's Le Jardin de Monsieur Li, a placid fragrance that smells like diluted herbal tea. That's not a criticism, in fact, few things are as delightful to me as a cup of mild tea. For ... More » by Ashley Weatherford

Dhani's Handmade Espadrilles

Yesterday - Fashionista
They're also French by Dhani Mau

A Powerful Talk About the Campus Rape Crisis at American Colleges

Yesterday - The Cut
Today, Women in the World hosted a panel on the rape crises across college campuses. It was one of the most hotly anticipated panels, second to “Tavi’s Already Amazing Life,” a conversation between Tavi Gevinson and Janet Mock. After a croissant break, attendees filed back inside the purple-lit auditorium to ... More » by Alex Ronan

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