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Why I Want A Degree In My Hand Before A Ring On My Finger

Why I Want A Degree In My Hand Before A Ring On My Finger

My parents came to this country without knowing how they would lead their lives, but they were adamant their kids would lead better ones through the power of education. When my parents left Bangladesh, they were faced with vitriol, especially from family and friends. People felt they were betraying the country by leaving. My mother…
Before You Check In On Your Black Friend, Read This

Before You Check In On Your Black Friend, Read This

Along those same lines, avoid asking your Black coworkers or friends to educate you on how to help Black communities, says DeGeare. She suggests considering, "What are you actually expecting back from this person? If you’re expecting them to do more work with you around that, you need to probably not do that. Don’t send…
Read This Before Getting A Piercing Or Tattoo During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Read This Before Getting A Piercing Or Tattoo During The COVID-19 Pandemic

However, New York City-based dermatologist Joshua Zeichner says it's best to steer clear for now. "I would avoid new piercings and new tattoos to be safe," he says. "I also would encourage people to take off and clean their jewelry, particularly rings." As Dr. Zeichner explains, dirt, oil, and microbes can get trapped beneath rings and…
What To Eat Before A Work Out

What To Eat Before A Work Out

Of all the prep work you can do before going to the gym — having a workout plan, finding the right sports bra, knowing the basics of form, topping off your water bottle — nailing the pre-exercise food plan is probably the most important. Without the right fuel, there's a good chance you'll peter out mid-way…
The Best Hand Creams To Stock Up On Before It Gets Cold Out

The Best Hand Creams To Stock Up On Before It Gets Cold Out

As with most skin-care products, your hand lotion is one of those things you want to be particular about. If you grab the first tube off the shelf, you might end up with greasy fingers, or a lingering scent you can't stand. To help, we've rounded up the six best hand creams to pop in…
6 Animal-Print Outfit Ideas You Haven’t Seen Before

6 Animal-Print Outfit Ideas You Haven’t Seen Before

But to our delight, this season's animal-print offerings are inspiring some A1 styling ideas, whether you go for the trend full-force or take a subtler approach. As seen on our weekly Shopping Wednesdays IG Stories series, here are six standout looks, featuring items from Macy’s, to keep top of mind for fall.
The 8 Pieces To Buy From H&M’s Latest Designer Collab Before Everything’s Sold Out

The 8 Pieces To Buy From H&M’s Latest Designer Collab Before Everything’s Sold Out

H&M’s designer collections are iconic for a reason — not only does the retailer tap some of the buzziest, most in-demand labels in the business, but they also feel like true partnerships. Designers are given free rein to expound on their signature design codes and distill them into capsules that feel incredibly authentic. Such is…
I March For Black Girls & The Black Women Who Marched Before Me

I March For Black Girls & The Black Women Who Marched Before Me

LAUSD sent School Police, a faction of LAPD, to “randomly” search students for weapons and drugs. While it seems the intent was to keep schools safe, police officers often targeted and criminalized Black, brown, and Muslim students. The main schools with the heaviest police presence were schools majority made up of those demographics. However, even…
Rihanna’s Coffee Table Book Is (Probably, Maybe) Full Of Never Before Seen OOTDs

Rihanna’s Coffee Table Book Is (Probably, Maybe) Full Of Never Before Seen OOTDs

If the clip she shared on Instagram is any indication, Rihanna's fans are in for a treat in the form of never-before-seen outfit photos. We spotted her turquoise feathered Cropover look from Barbados' annual festival, her 2015 Met Gala look designed by Chinese couturier Guo Pei, and her Dior Haute Couture gown (and matching sunglasses)…
This Fashion Show Is Unlike Any You’ve Seen Before

This Fashion Show Is Unlike Any You’ve Seen Before

For fall 2019, SOREL brings the pageantry and drama with a mile-long presentation winding through New York City's Meatpacking District (and along the High Line), during which 100 real women will model the footwear brand's extensive range, including wedges, heels, flats, sneakers, and its signature boots. Going to be in town October 2? Join in…

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