Women and Girls

June 16, 2017

Modern Love: My Body Doesn’t Belong to You

Modern Love By HEATHER BURTMAN When the stranger yelled at me from his car window, I was carrying my Zamioculcas zamiifolia, a large tropical plant I […]
April 7, 2017

Modern Love: From Best Man to Puzzled Woman

Modern Love By JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN We took a break after the first set. My friend Laura, the lead singer, and I approached the bar. I […]
March 18, 2017

With Her Dating App, Women Are in Control

AUSTIN, Tex. — As at most tech start-ups, the fridge was stocked with green juice and cold brew coffee. Unlike at most tech start-ups, there was […]
December 20, 2016

On the Runway: The Many Meanings of the Pantsuit

On the Runway By VALERIYA SAFRONOVA Question: When is a pantsuit not just a pantsuit? Answer: When it is a piece of political performance art. At […]
December 17, 2016

The Year in Style 2016: No One Tells Megyn Kelly What to Wear

The Year in Style 2016 By VANESSA FRIEDMAN Megyn Kelly — breakout star of the 2016 presidential campaign, anchor of the “The Kelly File” on Fox […]
December 13, 2016

The Year in Style 2016: The Year in Style: Fashion Became Political

It was the year politics took over our closets, and clothes went beyond products to become positions. From the moment in early February when Beyoncé strode […]
December 10, 2016

Nina Jacobson Has Her Revenge on Hollywood’s Old-Boy Network

LOS ANGELES — Most mornings, Nina Jacobson drives her gray 2012 Tesla from her home in Brentwood to her office in Santa Monica with her two […]
November 28, 2016

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Talks Beauty, Femininity and Feminism

Perhaps the most unexpected fashion icon of the year has just added another glossy credit to her name. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Nigerian-born novelist and feminist […]
November 26, 2016

What Is the Color of Beauty?

ACCRA, Ghana — Semiratu Zakaru was standing in the hot sun on a crowded noontime street explaining why Ghana’s new ban against certain skin-bleaching creams was […]
October 22, 2016

Debate-Watching With Hillary Clinton’s BFFs

CHICAGO — Donald J. Trump had just called Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman,” and Mrs. Clinton’s childhood girlfriends started laughing. “I’m so glad he said that,” […]