Women and Girls

December 16, 2017

Are High Heels Headed for a Tumble?

One Saturday evening this spring Florie Hutchinson, an arts publicist and a mother of three daughters, was nursing her youngest, Beatrice, at home and texting with […]
December 13, 2017

‘Where Out-of-Town Girls Could Come Feel Safe in New York’

At a recent event for the very active alumnae of Finch College, the genteel Upper East Side women’s school that dramatically closed its doors in 1975, […]
November 30, 2017

On the Runway: In India, Ivanka Trump Tried on Some Fashion Diplomacy. Was it a Good Look?

Advertisement Where is the line between culturally appropriate dress and cultural appropriation? It was hard to look at Ivanka Trump’s wardrobe during her India trip this […]
November 27, 2017

Pinups in the Post-Weinstein World

This is a big week for women in their underwear. On Tuesday, the Victoria’s Secret fashion show, a.k.a. “the world’s biggest fashion event,” airs on TV […]
November 24, 2017

Up Next: Kiran Gandhi, Former M.I.A. Drummer, Releases Feminist Music Project

Advertisement Name: Kiran Gandhi Age: 28 Hometown: Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan Now Lives: In a 800-square-foot loft in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles, […]
November 23, 2017

A Modeling Rite of Passage, Unmasked

Advertisement LONDON — On a sidewalk slicked with rain, a young woman in an Audrey Hepburn T-shirt stands awkwardly beneath an umbrella. Against the same drab […]
November 22, 2017

The Culture Is Changing, With Feminist Cheese

Last year Erin Bligh, the proprietor of Dancing Goats Dairy in Newbury, Mass., planned to introduce a new cheese — hard, with spicy peppers — called […]
November 21, 2017

The Sweet Spot: When the Cable Guy’s a Gal, Some People’s Wires Get Crossed

Advertisement The “Dear Sugars” podcast is an advice program hosted by Steve Almond and Cheryl Strayed. The audio contains more letters; submissions are welcome at dearsugars@nytimes.com. […]
November 14, 2017

Party Coverage: Scene City: Maxine Waters, Gigi Hadid and Samantha Bee at Glamour Awards

Advertisement Anyone searching for female power would have found a flood of it at Glamour’s three-hour-long Women of the Year Awards, held on Monday night at […]
November 13, 2017

The Wing, a Chic Women’s Club, Is Going Wide

Advertisement From the doorstep of 52 Mercer Street in SoHo on a recent Thursday night, a line of women mostly in their 20s and 30s, exuding […]