There’s no handbook by which to assemble a self.
Using hemlines, chunky shoes, and scarves to show myself to the world.
I didn’t want to be ridiculed, and I was suppressing myself because of it.
A list of things that will bring joy to your day.
Advice on feeling confident in flashy outfits.
Our advice? Don’t compromise who you are during rush week.
Amber Rose on consent. Plus: Anti-black racism, LGTBQ activism, and more.
Ideas for building outfits from Minna Gilligan’s Time After Time.
Mine include “Björk’s sad assistant” and “rabbit-filled sack.”
Why do people expect me to dress the same way every day, without fail?
May’s theme is GRADUATION. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
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