Appearance is no longer just a topic for fashion ads and how-to guides
Looking "professional" means looking like you're not scrambling in the gig economy.
The suit led to "a remarkable repression of Narcissism among men." So this group of men wanted to get rid of it.
On eyelashes, physiognomy, and terrible beauty advice.
Beauty-as-goodness might seem like it's a relief of the beauty imperative, but what's more wrist-smacking than the idea that you'd be prettier if you were a better human?
To be the smart one and the pretty one would violate the fairness that I believed ruled the cosmos. A Christmas Tale!
Compliments can go to the heart of the real problem of street harassment: surveillance of women.
Are you angry that you are dancing backward and in high heels and that it still comes down to how good you look in your ballgown?
Desirability is not the same as desire itself.
Cosmetics ads' science claims don't hold up, and they don't need to. They just need to nudge us over the border of where hope and possibility meet.
To watch elite female athletes is to watch women not give a shit when they look ugly
Good looks as liability—and as a lens, one of many.
"[Y]ou saw them wandering about with nothing but a blanket over their shoulders, but with scarlet red lips."
In Peggy and Joan's swipes at one another, we actually see how similar they are.
We've spent 120 years trying to define the "man's woman" and the "woman's woman"—and we still don't know who she is.
Penny's electrifying polemic isn't for "the good girl." Then again, the good girl might not exist.