Fashion Friday: Spring Florals

March 6, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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As we await (rather impatiently) the new season, we share some serious flower power to inspire your own flourishing wardrobe with pieces that tap into an appreciation for all things blossoming—bouquets, gardens, and new beginnings.

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The March Challenge, in Honor of Jon Stewart

March 3, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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How about our welcoming Jon Stewart into the Sisterhood of Reinvention by questioning the inevitability of “from now on”? And so we’re issuing our readers and writers a March Challenge.

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Molly Fisk: Doing the Watusi, 30 Feet Up

February 28, 2015 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

The go-go dancer was in a little phone booth–sized cubicle at the top of a pole several stories higher than the club she advertised, wearing those calf-high white boots that defined the era and a little bathing-suit-like outfit with lots of fringe.

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Fashion Friday: Winter Have You Down? POP Some Color!

February 27, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Why not fight the winter blues by adding some great pops of beautiful color to your outfit? From a bright pair of pumps to a gorgeous, fun coat to a beautiful sweater, there are dozens of ways to invite color into your outfit and liven your day. We’ve gathered some gorgeous examples, all from Worth New York.

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Diary of an Oscars Weekend, Part II

February 23, 2015 by Elizabeth Hemmerdinger

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By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger

An insider’s look at a playwright/producer/screenwriter’s working weekend in Hollywood. Many parties are involved.

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Diary of a Documentary Filmmaker During Oscars Weekend

February 22, 2015 by Elizabeth Hemmerdinger

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By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger

What’s it like out there in Hollywood during Oscars weekend? Playwright/producer/screenwriter Elizabeth Hemmerdinger lets us know.

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Molly Fisk: There’s a Third Place for Us

February 21, 2015 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

A third place is where you catch up with your community—get the latest gossip, find someone to buy your pickup, or maybe even foment a little rebellion. Everyone knows you won’t be there on Thursdays because that’s the night you play poker with your mom at the rest home

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Fashion Friday: Winter Gear—The Cozy Edition

February 20, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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We’ve gathered some luxurious ideas for winter-weather gear that will provide warmth, style, and lots of cozy luxury during these unusually frigid days.

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How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse or Repel an Irate Library Patron

February 15, 2015 by Roz Warren

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By Roz Warren

In the wake of a major disaster or calamity, promises “The Survival Handbook,” you’ll . . . know how to make a radio antenna with a Slinky, revive a dead car battery with aspirin, and start a fire with potato chips.

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Molly Fisk: Kissprints Under the Snow

February 14, 2015 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

When I’m single on Valentine’s Day, I am sometimes tempted to drive strategically through a puddle close to the curb as a happy-looking couple is strolling by, in order to douse them. I know this is not adult behavior, but there you have it.

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Go Red: Valentine’s Day Gift to Myself

February 13, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Follow your heart this Valentine’s Day and be generous to your truest love—yourself! We’ve curated a selection of red-inspired accessories from some trendsetters in luxury and decadence —Verdura, Valentino, Louboutin, and others.

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Crossroads: “Nice Was Nice, but . . .”

February 12, 2015 by Susan Lapinski

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My friends and I could barely keep our footing as we trudged from the rock festival to the train station in defeat. I must have looked particularly soaked and sad, because a brown-eyed man in pink corduroy jeans stepped out of the crowd, smiled, and silently offered me an orange. That was Michel.

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Crossroads: She Moved to Paris for Work—and Stayed for Love

February 12, 2015 by Tish Jett

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Then I remembered one of my favorite French sayings: “It’s better to have regrets than remorse.” Never mind if some argue that it’s merely a game of semantics. I thought I wanted to live my life, as much as possible, without one day looking back thinking, “I wish I had . . .”

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Molly Fisk: Good Wishes

February 7, 2015 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

I’ve always felt that the early morning hours were precious. The birdsong, the way the sun slants benignly across the world. Being up early makes me feel as though I have money in the bank. The world is mine.

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Valentine’s Day: For the Love of Great Friendships

February 6, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Let us take this opportunity to treat Valentine’s Day as the day for Great Friendships—a way to honor the invaluable sisterhood in our lives, the community of women who surround us with joy, laughter, friendship, and fellowship.

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