Editors Note

Editor’s Notes: Season of Change

As spring nears, I usually edit some clothes from my closet, deep-clean the house of several tons of cat hair and update my look with a hyper-bright lipstick shade or a haircut. Usually, that’s enough to put spring in my step. But lately, I’ve been thinking I need a bigger …

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Editor’s Notes: Letter from the Editor

After spending the last two years as senior editor at STYLE, I’m excited to take the reins—and can’t wait to honor the magazine’s legacy and bring you even more of the kinds of stories that I want to see in print: think pieces, confessional and highly creative personal essays, mind-blowing …

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Editor’s Notes: Talking Turkey

NOVEMBER IS MY FAVORITE month, in part, because it holds my birthday! (I am a classic Sagittarius, I’m told.) But also because Thanksgiving is the best holiday of the year. Nothing tops that night in the dining room—over-stuffed with family and friends, sitting on mismatched chairs—as we swap stories, share …

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What a Man!

The very first time that I laid eyes on Wes Moore, he was sitting in a Four Seasons Hotel ballroom getting his “man makeup” done for our STYLE photo shoot. Somehow, he sneaked in while I was prepping outside. And in my surprise to see him, I emitted what can …

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Funny Business

When I was about 9 or 10, I fell in love with feminist movies. “Silkwood,” “Norma Rae,” “The Color Purple.” Basically, if you were a woman who fought against adversity, I wanted to be you. I vividly remember nearly going to fisticuffs with a third-grade boy over how “Nine to Five” was way …

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Make Yourself at Home

They say moving is the third biggest life stressor. Possibly because it requires dismantling so much IKEA furniture. Jokes aside, I’ve moved a lot. And one year ago, I decided to do it again. It was a vulnerable time when I was conflicted about where I wanted to be. I …

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