“That’s life,” my dad said, referring to the dance of ups and downs that we all endure, adding the proper metaphor, “If you didn’t have hangovers, you’d want to be drunk all the time.” Some advice courtesy of my good old Dad, he of epic assertive(and-knowing-what-the-fuck-he-wants)ness.
“I love Sex and the City, but I think it fostered some unhealthy delusions about Manhattan—and journalism, for that matter.” In one of the best 20 SENSE features yet, I’m talking to my favorite new writing-and-life guru, Maura Kutner Walters, about what she learned throughout her twenties, where she gets inspiration, and how to make it as a freelancer.
The glorious website 99u shines a little light on what it really takes to be a successful independent creative today.
Lulu Chang is not your average fashion blogger. If you’re looking for a Nasty Gal-bedecked trend follower with a second-grade-level arsenal of vocabulary, look elsewhere. After a few stints in fashion PR […]
The Value of Having Close Relationships in Fashion: A Brief Chat with Laura Brown and Leandra Medine
Current career-boosting guidance maintains that networking is the be-all and end-all of setting yourself up for success. In an increasingly fast-paced and crowded job-search environment, such logic makes sense—it is often who […]
This morning, in a fit of nostalgia, I lugged the giant [when compared with today’s more common literary width, known as nonexistent] dictionary out from the dust-infested orgy that is my bookshelf, […]