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Dresses — doy — they go on your body. Let's get that out there before we go any further, and acknowledge that, yes, literally speaking, there's really only one way to wear a dress. But, thinking in such sweeping, conversation-ending terms just sucks the air out of the proverbial room. If you speak our language, you can use the same dress to say completely different things — it's all about mixing up your styling.
Whether it's "I'm game for anything today," or "I'm not like everyone you meet," these throw-on pieces can say all kinds of things. And, if you're a chronic dress-wearer, you probably already own a number of the five dresses that follow. You just haven't been putting 'em together like this. Skip the weekend shopping trip and get ready for your same old dresses to speak volumes, starting with: "I'm a master of recycling."
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read