They say dress for the job you want… Sophia Larigakis deconstructs four powerful femme outfits—70s Feminist Academic, New Jersey Mob Wife, 90s Power Lesbian, and The Love Child of Mrs Robinson & Samantha Jones—within the context of fashion politics.
Remember the nostalgic condom in the wallet? Is it just me, or do guys no longer do that? When did it become primarily the woman’s job to carry protection? (Oh and if one more guy tells me he “just got tested” I’m going to take a vow of celibacy.) By Drea Sebastiano-Stanley.
Do you think you tell a $10,000 silicone penis from the real thing? On the latest episode of New York mag’s SEX LIVES podcast, I talk with slut heroine Maureen O’Connor about the making of the new VICE Slutever show: fucking fake dicks, observing medical sexual surrogacy; renting a cuddle-boyfriend in Japan; helping a dominatrix kidnap a client by throwing him in the trunk of her car, and so on. Listen here :) – Karley
My recent abortion taught me how difficult terminating a pregnancy can be. But Planned Parenthood made a process that could have been ghastly and life threatening into something simple and safe. By Emily Bahr-de Stefano.
Male artists have long seen women as muses—and sometimes as little else. Here, Sophia Larigakis details how she love-hate identifies with both Leonard Cohen and his muses, and the problems with the muse trope.
From Scarface to Cruel intentions, we look back at some of the most iconic underwear moments in film.
Bob Mizer’s homoerotic images of “beefcakes” made him a gay art icon. Now, a new book by TASCHEN collects his work in all of its sexy glory. By Kristen Cochrane.
If we’re now pouring our dollars and time into face masks and brow gel instead of red lipstick and cake foundation, how liberated can the New Beauty actually be? Basically “no makeup-makeup” is threatening to bankrupt us all, ahh! By Casey Ireland.
In the summer it’s hard to wear makeup, because it literally just melts off of your face. But with Fall comes the return of fashion, making an effort, layering, and decorating your face (because makeup can be used for artistry, not just making yourself look “prettier,” of course). Below is a combination of a mood board and a how-to of some of iconic makeup looks, to be used as inspiration for the most stylish months of the year.
If you grew up in the 90s and early 2000s, you probably grew up idolizing “problem girls,” from Girl, Interrupted to The Virgin Suicides to Country Love. So when happens when you’re a generation raised on representations of girlhood laced with addiction, psych wards, suicide, and a plethora of other tragedies? By Maggie Clapperton