I Climbed a Mountain: The Good, the Bad, and the ‘Oh My Goodness!’

October 28, 2014 by Eleanore Wells

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By Eleanore Wells

Can something be awesome and horrible at the same time? Apparently, because that’s what this was for me. I really hated the climbing part; it was much, much tougher than many of us imagined it would be. But it was more awesome than it was horrible.

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COMPLEXION, Part II: Retinoids, “Wrinkle-Fillers,” Exfoliating, and More

October 27, 2014 by Anetta Reszko, M.D., Ph.D.

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By Anetta Reszko, M.D., Ph.D.

Recently, “Women’s Voices for Change” asked New York–based dermatologist/dermatologic surgeon Anetta Reszko, M.D., Ph.D., a member of our Medical Advisory Board, to develop a three-part series on skin care for women over 40. Here’s Part II of her series—COMPLEXION: Beyond the Basics.

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Too Female for Comfort; or, How a Woman Becomes “the Other”

October 25, 2014 by Roz Warren

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By Roz Warren

In which a passenger on an El Al flight from New York refuses to be seated next to a woman. To give a religious reason for the refusal, writes the woman affected, “doesn’t excuse the insult.”

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Fashion Friday: Fall Boots

October 24, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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From classic flats to the season’s trend-setting over-the-knee boots to the new-found appreciation for suede as a change of pace from leather, and to a refreshing take on fall colors that includes reds and blues, feast your eyes on fall’s five most covetable casual styles.

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Molly Fisk: On Being Fat

October 18, 2014 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

Fat is ranked at the bottom of our culture’s—pardon me—food chain, below wife-beaters, child molesters, and ax murderers. It’s insane.

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The Fall Fashion Book List: Memoirs of Women of Style and Grit

October 17, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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This fall is gearing up to be an exciting season in the book world—and upcoming books by and about some of the most influential and game-changing women in fashion promise to be especially engrossing.

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Falling in Love with Paris in the Fall

October 14, 2014 by Tish Jett

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By Tish Jett

The city comes alive when the weather turns sparkly crisp. With the sun high and bright, a shimmery light makes everything glitter with an almost palpable excitement. It’s impossible to explain—it’s in the air, it’s electric, it’s irresistible.

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Doctor My Eyes: The Ultimate Cataract-Surgery Mix Tape

October 11, 2014 by Roz Warren

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By Roz Warren

QUESTION: “What’s the best song to sing to your doctor before cataract surgery?”

ANSWER: “I Only Have Eyes For You.”

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Fashion Friday: The Fall Coat

October 10, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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The Fall Coat has to do a lot, and do it all at once—it has to be, of course, fashionable, while also being functional, warm, cool, versatile, color compatible, and able to combat rain, wind, flurries, and possibly snowstorms.

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Molly Fisk: An Unmarried Woman

October 7, 2014 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

I have an embarrassing suspicion that there’s magical thinking involved too, like the idea that if I’m not married, I won’t get to live happily ever after. None of those fairy tales ever said that the maiden aunt got to live happily ever after. Usually she was eaten by a wolf.

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Today’s Talk Topic: Turning Into an Older Woman

October 7, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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Throughout this series [of photographs], we watch these women age, undergoing life’s most humbling experience. While many of us can, when pressed, name things we are grateful to Time for bestowing upon us, the lines bracketing our mouths and the loosening of our skin are not among them.

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Fashion Friday: Jewelry and Philanthropy

October 3, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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In this week’s Fashion Friday we spotlight four impressive women jewelry designers and women-led jewelry companies that have ongoing initiatives combining jewelry with philanthropy.

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Jasmine Tridevil’s Tale

September 27, 2014 by Roz Warren

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By Roz Warren

A wry look at the year’s most appalling publicity stunt.

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Fashion Friday: The Red Shoe

September 26, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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Red is a new neutral. No matter what color you’re wearing—black, tan, navy, chartreuse, or pink—add a pair of classic red shoes as a perfect final touch and you let the world know that you know how to step out in style.

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Postcard from Crete

September 23, 2014 by Jerolyn Morrison

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By Jerolyn Morrison

The chefs’ challenge: choose from a list of ingredients from the Minoan culture of the Cretan Bronze Age (ca. 1500–1000 B.C.), then use a ceramic Minoan-style globular-shaped, tripod cooking pot to prepare food over a hearth fire.

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