Shopping, Style and Beauty

11 Nov 2019

Why DNA Tests Might be a Terrible Idea

Our Tech Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox as our browser, and you should too.  GUEST POST BY DAVID

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23 Oct 2019

On Top of Being Offensive, the Mass Shooting Hoodies Were a Rip-off

by Kattoo King This year during New York Fashion Week, a streetwear brand called Bstroy showed their fifth collection inspired by the current epidemic of mass shootings.  The show featured T-shirts printed with “Bstroy Combat School’ models with latex bullet wounds, and the now infamous school shooting hoodies. These hoodies

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21 Oct 2019

5 of the Best Indoor Plants for Serial Plant Killers

Do you flee in terror if your cubicle mate asks you to watch over her prized orchids? Have you resigned yourself to decorating with plastic because you can’t stand watching another plant perish? Not everyone is born with a green thumb. However, you can develop yours by choosing the right

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01 Oct 2019

“Girl Defined” Isn’t Just Hateful – It’s Also Unfashionable

by Kattoo King Just like every “Very Online” fashionista, I am obsessed with hate watching Girl Defined.  For those of you who may not know, Girl Defined is a Christian YouTube channel run by two sisters, Kristen and Bethany, aimed at young women and girls.  Kristen and Bethany focus their

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24 Sep 2019

A Eulogy for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

by Kattoo King Here lies the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.  The one cultural event equally beloved by fashionistas and straight boys with limited access to internet porn.  This time last year, everything felt different. Interns were frantically gluing Swarovski crystals to G-strings, and models were switching to a liquid diet. 

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23 Sep 2019

8 Adult Birthday Party Ideas Because Grown-Ups Need Fun, Too

Let’s be honest: parties become a lot more fun once you hit age 21. Sure, you could celebrate your birthday by ordering pizza and a cake, but where’s the originality in that? Adulting is hard. Waking up for work on the daily drains the best of us at times. And

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16 Sep 2019

The Body Positivity Movement Doesn’t Include My Body

by Deardre Thompson This morning, I made my first purchase at Adore Me, a subscription-based online retailer for sleepwear, lingerie, and activewear. After a few months of disappointment with the plus-size options at Savage x Fenty (Rihanna’s lingerie subscription site) I decided to try something new, and admittedly a little

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