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Thanks To These Instagram Accounts, Street Style Isn’t Dead. It’s Better.

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How To Move Somewhere New Without Any Connections – By 8 Women Who Did It

Moving anywhere is intimidating. Taking stock of everything you’ve accumulated since you last moved, packing it all up, lugging it to your new place, changing your address, working out where the nearest supermarket is… The list gets all the more intimidating when that move is to a new town or city (or country!) where you have no connections. What is the healthcare like there? Can I transport all my belongings? If not, where does that stuff go? And the biggest question: how do I even begin to build a new support network?People move somewhere completely new for a wealth of reasons – work, love, studying, a love of the place, a need for a fresh start. Since the pandemic shook up the ways we work and live, it’s no wonder that more

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Bigger Isn’t Always Better But With This Trend It’s Absolutely the Case

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R29 Reads: The Books We’re Picking Up This February

Love it or loathe it, once February rolls around, romance is on the cards. The pandemic might have cancelled your plans for an overpriced meal for two but Valentine’s Day is still very much happening, which is making us dive into the pages of a romance. Whether you first felt your heart flutter reading Romeo & Juliet or Call Me By Your Name, the power of a great love story can’t be underestimated and the classics have it in spades. If you fancy diving into a new romantic tale this month, you’ll be happy to know that 2021 is providing the goods in the form of a new novel surrounding two young Black British people falling in love in south London. However, if you would rather sidestep any mention of romance this February, our list has plenty of

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The Fashion of ‘Karen’ is Changing. Her Personality Isn’t.

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty

The archetypical Karen has ruined countless cookouts and lemonade stands, and she’s made a mess of a few telltale accessories. Close your eyes and think of the kind of privileged woman who might call the cops on any slight, perceived inconvenience: spiky bob haircut, chunky highlights, oversized sunglasses from Nordstrom Rack propped upon her head to communicate a self-bestowed authority. 

The idea of a woman gleefully rifling through her discount Coach bag in search of a cellphone, ready to tattle on Black people just trying to eat, or celebrate, or birdwatch in peace, is a well-trodden cliché.

Thanks to visual culture, we know Karen when we see her, often before she even opens her mouth. 

Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis lawyer and neighbor from hell who stood alongside her armed husband and pointed a gun at protesters, was quickly likened to

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