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The Glamorous Female Assassin Is a Myth — For Good Reason

Judging a woman by her appearance could get you killed.

In the 1920s, a Makeover Saved This Woman From the Death Penalty

Sabella Nitti was the first woman sentenced to death in Cook County, and she was innocent. And then she got a bob.

A History of Women Who Burned to Death in Flammable Dresses

No matter what they wear, women get burned for it. But in the mid-19th century, this was extremely literal.

The Therapeutic Nature of the Target Run

Shopping for shampoo and snacks keeps my anxiety at bay.

Look, I Just Really Love Vera Bradley

A lifelong journey in patterned paisley.