Archives - Nov 2014
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Is There Hope If You Are Too Attached In Your Relationship?
Science Of Relati...
Nov 30, 2014
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Why This Photographer Loves Shooting Female Nudes (NSFW)
Nov 29, 2014
Eyeliners That Can Last Through Rain, Snow, & Marathon Crying Sessions
Nov 28, 2014
Sex & Relationships
Here's Why Happy People Are So Annoying
We all have that family member or friend — sometimes more than one — who's unfailingly cheerful, seemingly unflappable, and the first to tell you to look...
Help! I Want High-Rise Jeans That Aren't Too High
Taylor Swift has kept the world guessing by baring her midriff while refusing to expose her belly button. But, while the matching-set look Swifty prefers
The New Yorker's Ultimate Black Friday Game Plan
Black Friday is an intimidating event in any city, let alone in the retail capital of America, where New Yorkers bring an entirely new level of intensity ...
Your Name's Secret Meaning, Revealed
"What's in a name?" Shakespeare's Juliet asks. Well, actually, a lot. Some believe that your name — based on the letters it includes and their placement
30 NYC Boutiques, 30 Perfect Holiday Gifts
Get your game face on — we're officially in the depths of holiday shopping. And, while we all may (secretly) love the joy of the season in the city,
The Frizzy Hair Manifesto
If your frizzy hair experience has been anything like mine, your life changed when you acquired (or invested in) a legit hair straightener. But, it also ...
5 Reasons To Wear A Sweatshirt This Weekend
Once the weekend rolls around, we want nothing more than to hang around the house — or, at least dress like it. But, we've got places to go, people to
23 Tips For Hosting Thanksgiving In The Tiniest Of Apartments
Thanksgiving dinner can be a daunting task for anyone, but it's especially intimidating in your average New York City apartment. With diminutive stoves,
What To Get Every Kid You Know This Year
When it comes to gifts, adults are surprisingly easy to please. Get them a fancy cheese board or a cozy robe, and they're set for the season. But, children...
25 Snaps Of The Subway's Most Stylish Commuters
Temperatures have officially begun to drop — and we're heading underground. The New York City subway may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you...
Holiday Dressing, Courtesy of New York's Cutest Couples
'Tis the season to be in love. And, with New York City being the epicenter of all things romance, especially during the holidays, who better to turn to
30 Perfect Gifts For The Real New York Foodie
Would you believe us if we said that the best gifts you can give your friends and family this holiday season can be found at the grocery store? Yes, really...
20 Different Ways Taylor Swift Has Worn Red Lipstick
It’s been well-established that Taylor Swift has been something of a clotheshorse as of late, ditching the girly, tulle frocks of her country beginnings
The BEST Wedding Bands Under $500
Tying the knot with your one and only is a big step — one that ultimately (hopefully!) leads to you living happily ever after. Choosing wedding bands
A Breathtakingly Beautiful Traditional Japanese Wedding
Takako, from Japan, and Steve, from Perth, Australia, met while living and working in London. Although the couple now resides in Melbourne, they decided
Samm Blake Weddings
What Kind Of New Yorker Are You?
Congratulations, you live in New York. But, there’s more to being a real New Yorker than just your address. We’ve put together five questions that get to ...
6 Of The Most Powerful Women In New York City's Tech Scene
Here at Refinery29, we're constantly inspired by powerful women. And, those in New York's tech scene (a.k.a. Silicon Alley) are some of the most inspiring...
Sex & Relationships
The Birth Control Method You're Probably Overlooking
You may have heard some things in the news recently about LARC methods being recommended as the best form of birth control for young women and teens ...
Campus Street Style Showdown: FIT Vs. Parsons
You asked — and we answered. Last month, we scoured the campuses of two of the city's largest colleges, Columbia and NYU, in search of the most fashionable...
The 6 Biggest Mistakes People With Dry Skin Make
The season of dry skin is upon us and many people, no matter their skin type, will be experiencing the harsh and visible side effects of arid, cold air. ...
23 Travel Bags That Aren't A Pain To Carry
There's no doubt the duffel bag is a great travel companion. Its oversized-ness and flexible dimensions are an over-packer's dream. (You never know when
The 12 Best Places To Get Waxed In NYC
Waxing, in a word, is hell. But, it's also one of the fastest and easiest ways to score a fuzz-free bikini line, which goes a long way in New York, in ...
10 Great NYC Bars & The Books To Get Caught Reading In Them
Reading in bars is a time-honored tradition, especially in a city like New York, which can so often conspire (with construction, loud roommates, or strange...
The 10 Most Iconic New York Sandwiches
Other cities may attempt to rival New York as the food capital of the world, but when it comes to the city's sandwich game, it's got everyone beat. ...
The Coziest Beanies To Wear With Your Short Hair
Beanies are essential winter headgear, no matter your hair's style or length. Not only do they keep ears nice and toasty, but they look cool paired with
Inspiring Before & After Portraits Of NYC Marathoners
Running 26 miles is a lot. Like a lot, a lot. (Don't even get us started on that extra two-tenths of a mile.) It involves sacrificing wild and crazy Friday...
21 Epic Costumes From The Village Halloween Parade
Last night's 41st annual Village Halloween Parade (led by Grand Marshal Whoopi Goldberg) was next level. Thousands of costume-clad marchers and spectators ...
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