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"Spinster" is traditionally a divisive, pejorative, incendiary word. Maybe because it's the only equivalent we've got to "bachelor" (seriously!), and over a few centuries, it really hasn't aged so well. But why? What if this historically dismissed and depressing moniker was somehow re-imagined as...Spinster Chic?
Hear us out. It's high time we level the playing field and reclaim all that is truly amazing about being a single lady. Today, that stupid stigma around flying solo is fast fading — and as women and men are rethinking what partnerships, love, and life goals really mean to them, we're all understanding the reality of single status much differently. Which all boils down to this: There's never been a better time to be untethered — and we've got 10 solid points of proof. We think Jane Austen would approve.
Illustrated by Peter Karras
When someone from the event-design world gets married, we pour ourselves a fancy cocktail and prepare to have a little swooning session while going through every image and detail. Of course, when the photos are by Jose Villa and the wedding is Cortnie's — she's the talented planner and stylist behind Canvas and read
Lingerie doesn’t start and stop with bras and panties, despite what the contents of your underwear drawer may suggest. Since yours is probably already stocked to the brim with everyday basics, it's time to add diversity to your selection with eight extra-sexy essentials — like bodysuits, window briefs, and suspender read