Archives - Feb 2015
Diet & Nutrition
I Ate Nothing But Meal Replacements For A Week — Here's What Happened
Feb 28, 2015
Sex & Relationships
Do We Get Better Looking When The Bar's About To Close?
Science Of Relati...
Feb 27, 2015
Facebook's Newest Feature Could Save Lives
Feb 26, 2015
What To Do When You Hate Your Friends
When I was 12, I wore my half of a “Best Friends Forever” necklace for months after my “best friend” and I stopped speaking. I thought being a
30+ Drop-Dead-Gorgeous Shoes Spotted In New York City
It may not be the blizzard of 2013, but when it's less than 10 degrees outside, it's pretty damn hard to want to throw on anything but a cozy pair of ...
What Your Favorite New York Restaurant Says About You
Our favorite restaurants are deeply personal. They represent our pasts, our palates, and our happy places; they measure our taste levels and reflect our ...
Here's A GIF Of Chris Pine Crying Over John Legend's Performance
Before taking home the Oscar for Best Song, John Legend and Common performed "Glory" for the Academy Awards audience. It was a beautiful performance. So
Do You Need A Life Coach, A Therapist, Or A Hypnotist?
By Bea Arthur Ah, the wonderful world of “mental health.” As much as we’d like to think we’ve got it all figured out, we all go through times in our ...
In Your Corner
30 Spring Bags For Every Occasion & Budget
New season, new bag. This is the logic you'll use to rationalize yet another tote, satchel, or crossbody purchase. You made it through another brutal
9 Space-Saving Tips For Tiny NYC Apartments
Like overcrowded subways and rapidly rising rent, small-space living is a topic of conversation over which New Yorkers bond, citywide. But, as much as ...
40+ Seriously Cool Bags Spotted On The Streets Of NYC
Most of us aren't willing to go bare-legged and coatless in New York's Arctic-like temperatures, which means our carefully curated looks tend to
What Having A "Normal" Sex Drive Really Means
Too high, too low, or juuust right? If your sex drive isn’t alive and kickin', should you be concerned? Libido, a.k.a. sex drive, varies from person to ...
Sex & Relationships
10 Foolproof Workout Tips For Extreme NYC Winters
While you might be daydreaming about your beachy spring-break plans (or you recently booked your Hamptons summer share), all the ice and snow that's been
Helped Me Heal, Years After My Mom Died
I am part of a population of women whose ranks I never imagined I would join: women whose mothers died too soon. Although there is never a good time to ...
Clémence Poésy Wants You To Stop Being Mean To Your Fellow Woman
It's not often that one is inspired by a fragrance commercial. That might be because not enough fragrance commercials star the luminous and spirited ...
Why You Should Be Cuddling More (As If You Really Needed Another ...
Let’s hug it out! Men, women, and even chimps like to cuddle. So much, in fact, that we’ll use apps to find cuddle partners, join cuddle parties, turn to ...
8 New Yorkers Who Nearly Convinced Me Love Was Dead
Dating in New York City is not a game for amateurs. Like any sport, it requires appropriate attire (a.k.a., an outfit that makes you look better than Amal ...
What Being A Model At Fashion Week Is Really Like
Ah, Fashion Month. Twice a year, we look forward to a whirlwind of collections, the most over-the-top after-parties, and an abundance of
15 New York Women On The Biggest Waste Of Money In Their Closet
This story was originally published on February 10. Confession: I currently have a silk-charmeuse dress in my closet with an intricate print, high collar...
My Love Life According To 3 (& A Half) NYC Psychics
There are a few things I’ve never done in my 10 years as a New Yorker: I’ve never had a hot dog at Gray’s Papaya; I’ve never gotten a foot massage at one...
All The Best Beauty Looks At The 2015 Grammy Awards
The Grammys are usually an evening of outlandish fashion and beauty choices, but this year’s red carpet erred on the side of moderation. Or, about as
Getting Married In The Desert Was The Easiest Decision This Coupl...
A '72 rusted-out Ford Bronco sits in the parking lot, and random Eames chairs around the property keep modern planters filled with cacti company. The
100 Layer Cake
Alert: Kim Kardashian Has Chopped Off Her Hair
Though Beyoncé definitely broke the Internet/entire known universe with her surprise album dropped via Instagram a while back, Kim Kardashian is trying her...
Stacy London's Apartment Is Perfection
Within moments of stepping into Stacy London's Brooklyn apartment, we felt completely at ease. It was airy, fluid, and filled with objects that seemed ...
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13 Of New York's Most Stylish Twosomes
It's no secret that here at Refinery29, we're huge proponents of couples — and friends — who influence each other's style. Seriously, there's just
Beyoncé Is Recruiting Temporary Vegans
To those of you who are truly committed to joining the ranks of the Beygency, listen up. Having completed the 22 Days Nutrition Challenge in 2013, ...
What Samantha Jones Taught Us About Being Single
Can women have sex like men? Samantha Jones sure thought so. That was her approach to surviving dating in New York City for over six years as she watched
6 Women Who Are Redefining Wellness In New York City
As New Yorkers, we deal with different variations and levels of stress on a daily basis. Meeting work deadlines. Finding a life partner in a sea of endless...
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