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What Makes Retail Workers Uniquely Vulnerable to Sexual Harassment

Inferior complaint procedures, lack of corporate oversight, and low-wages for workers mean that retail has a sexual harassment problem.

Meghan’s Mirror Can Tell You Every Little Thing About Meghan Markle’s Style

The style blog has become one of the leading authorities on the royal-to-be’s style — it even has the archives of her lifestyle blog, The Tig.

“Honoring” Female Baseball Players With the Lipstick They Were Required to Wear

The new collection is inspired by the true story behind A League of Their Own.

Just How Catholic Is the Met’s New Fashion Exhibit?

A theologian weighs in.

Okay, but What Will Prince George Wear to the Royal Wedding?

We chatted with the brains behind the blog What Kate’s Kids Wore.

The TripAdvisor of Boob Jobs and Botox Landed $40 Million in Funding 

RealSelf provides a community for people to rate their procedures, find a doctor, and post pictures.

How Vogue Got Modern

Anna Wintour has shaped fashion’s most important magazine for the past 30 years — and it’s shaped us.

How Your Favorite Shops Pick Their In-Store Playlists

At stores like Artizia and Outdoor Voices, choosing the music is a full-time job.

Why Most Men Still Don’t Casually Wear Dresses

In the mainstream, gender bending still only goes one way.

How Your Snail Slime Mask Is Made

Mucin is a popular ingredient in K-beauty products like sheet masks. But how do they get the slime?

The Story Behind Wild Wild Country’s Red Rajneeshee Outfits 

In 1980s Oregon, wearing maroon meant you were likely part of a cult.

What the Rana Plaza Disaster Changed About Worker Safety

Ivanka Trump’s company is one of many Western brands that use Bangladeshi labor.

A Dermatologist Explains All the Ways to Treat Acne

Yeah, acne treatment can be complex, but this is how doctors think about it when coming up with a plan.

Acne Treatment Used to Include Poisoning Yourself a Lot

A history of the scientific blistering of maggot pimples, pustules, and papules by the most efficacious substances such as mercury.

This Huge Acne Forum Has a Community of 641,596 Members and Growing’s very, very active forums are a place for tips, commiseration, and empathy.

The Sketchy Reasons Big Pharma Can Charge Over $500 for Acne Face Cleanser

Because health care is broken.

Kids Are Getting Cosmetic Ear Surgery Because of Bullying

Even preschoolers are going under the knife to get their ears "fixed."

We Talked to The Ordinary’s Creator About Trump, Firing People, and Instagram

On our call with Deciem CEO Brandon Truaxe, he also teased a mysterious announcement.

Clear Backpacks Probably Won’t Prevent School Shootings

According to a school safety expert.

Here’s Why You Love Dessert-Scented Perfume

Gourmand fragrances remind us of cuddling, baking, being nurtured, and Jessica Simpson.

Wearing a 19th-Century Mourning Veil Could Result in — Twist — Death

Grieving for a loved one sometimes caused rashes, irritation, and one’s own demise.

Which of These Instagram Captions for Engagement Photos Is the Actual Worst?

The official Hey Ladies’ Engagement Instagram Caption bracket is a battle for the most obnoxious.

How Detroit vs. Everybody Conquered the World

Some Detroiters are annoyed at the proliferation of "vs. Everybody" tees. DVE founder Tommey Walker isn’t one of them.

Some Marine Layer Stores Are Getting Second Jobs as Airbnbs

Retail apocalypse, meet the gig economy.

How Time Moved From Our Pockets to Our Wrists

A brief history of timepieces.

March for Our Lives Didn’t Need Violent Imagery to Make Its Point

While PETA and some anti-abortion groups use graphic visuals, Saturday’s march was about the future.

Fashion’s Love Affair With Guns Is on an Indefinite Hiatus

After years of peddling ‘gun chic,’ fashion is now supporting March for Our Lives.

The Reason J. Peterman Catalogs Use Art Instead of Photographs

According to John Peterman himself, it’s about romance.

Why You Can’t Afford Your Favorite TV Character’s Wardrobe

Characters’ closets rarely line up with their budgets.

Why Do We Think Serial Killers All Wear the Same Glasses?

A brief history of the cat-eye glasses, horn-rimmed spectacles, and clear aviators of serial murderers.

Is Dry Cleaning Dying?

Casual workwear and fast fashion mean that a once-booming industry is on the decline.

The Afterlife of Movie Wardrobes

When a film or TV show wraps, the costumes need to go somewhere.