From Coco To Leandra, A History of Man Repelling

  1. Begin Slideshow
    manrepeller_opener_v3-1

    599

    SHARES

    69 comments
    See All Slides

    Thank the stars for Leandra Medine, whose blog, The Man Repeller, has made dressing for fellow fashion lovers (and not, say, men) the standard.

    Though her mixed-up, layered-up style can be seen as the impetus for hundreds of copycats around the world, she's really just the latest in a long line of man repellers who, when it came to what they wore, didn't give a damn about anyone else's opinion. Read on as we break it down for you, from a queen who accessorized with a beard to a designer who made "shocking" a part of her DNA. Fellow man repellers, this one's for you!

    Illustrations by ; Research by

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS


Plus Size

Tall & Plus Size? These 8 Shops Fulfill Your Style Needs

So, you're a tall drink of water, blessed with the ability to reach the top shelf and see over crowds without standing on tip-toe. You might have envy-inspiring long legs, but much to your frustration, on you, most pants suddenly become capris, and midi-skirts are actually minis. And, though it seems like the fashion world read


Shopping

The Genius E-Shop New Moms Should Bookmark Now

Those chubby cheeks! Those itty-bitty fingers and toes! New motherhood — and all of its intricacies — is amazing. But, one thing that new moms aren't always psyched about: breastfeeding in public. Some women are bit apprehensive, preferring privacy to the potentially prying eyes of passersby. And, that's exactly what read