A new company is bringing the engineering savvy of rocket science to the design of the high-heeled shoe. Can stilettos that are actually comfortable to wear change centuries’ worth of symbolism?
Thirty years ago, the magazine declared that single women over 40 are more likely to be killed by terrorism than to get married—prompting a nationwide crisis whose anxiety still lingers.
Every once in a while, a cultural conversation will break out: Someone will castigate women for overusing the loaded phrase…
The day—a celebration of corporate conformity disguised as a celebration of individuality—helped to bring about the current dominance of “business casual.”
The film, released 25 years ago, is best known as an icon of early-’90s feminism. But it feels just as fresh today as it did in 1991.
Her forcing Littlefinger to hear of the violence that she endured was a moment of catharsis—not just for the character, but for the show.
The candidate: Hillary Clinton The gaffe: Vennghazi! The candidate’s Twitter account, on Friday, shared a diagram that purported to…
A feather-light metaphor for our times—that’s really the only way a movie like this can make any sense.
Megyn Kelly’s interview of Donald Trump made it clear once again: The definition of “bullying” has expanded almost to the point of meaninglessness.
Whether red or white, whether drunk by Alicia Florrick or Olivia Pope, the beverage has become a metaphor for anxieties that are uniquely feminine in their form.
Twister, released 20 years ago today, is an extremely dumb movie with extremely important insights.
The CBS drama’s dramatic finale brought a sad but fitting end to a show that has always been a little bit awkward about its female friendships.
The fast-casual bakery chain’s ad campaign, “Should Be,” navigates the thin line between food marketing and foodsplaining.
The Good Wife, which ends its seven-season run on Sunday, made use of its costumes in a way few shows have—giving them things to say about feminism and class and the complex interplay between the two.
In advance of the film franchise’s self-reinvention as a Vegas revue, Channing Tatum asks ladies to share their deepest desires with him. Things get … weird.
A reader of my story about pop culture and the rise of “mensesplaining”—women enlightening men about menstruation—raises some good…
The event is everything awesome about fashion, stripped of the shame.
The violent death of a cooing infant suggests the extremes to which the show will go to question the nature of childhood.
The latest (very funny and very political) episode of the performer’s sketch show doubles as a call to arms.
With women explaining periods to men, pop culture is finally treating menstruation as a societal issue everyone should care about.
The HBO show’s sixth-season premiere taps into a longstanding (and sexist) trope: anxieties about women being something other than they seem.