One of the overriding themes of my time at TheGloss is how much I love stuff from the 1950′s. I mean, casual misogyny, obviously. Also cocktails. And hot rollers. But also, every single style statement that existed at that time. … More
Author Archives: Jennifer Wright
So, I will no longer be here to tell you about historical women you can read about, but historical women still exist! More
Wrapping stuff up, here, since TheGloss is, at heart, a “fashion and beauty site.” Here’s pretty much everything I know about make-up for the last day: More
Lady, pull yourself together. At what point did you think your illicit sexting relationship with a man famous for showing strange women his genitals was going to get really, really classy? More
So, TheGloss, I’m leaving you.
It’s because you got fat. More
Do you feel that we have a culture that already makes having a period kind of weird? By which I mean, a culture that advertises all tampons by showing women dancing wildly and leaping into swimming pools and secreting blue gel? You’re correct! But it’s worse in India. More
Look, I’m not sure I understand Huma Abedin‘s loyalty to Anthony Weiner. If you were a beautiful, young woman, and you had a politico spouse who, after causing a public scandal by sending pictures of his penis to women, continued to do so, under the pseudonym Carlos Danger, wouldn’t it be logical to leave him? I don’t think anyone would fault Huma if she decided that maybe this relationship was less than ideal. More
People “choose” to be skinny all the time. At least we’re supposed to think they can. You can’t really watch television without an advertisement enthusiastically telling you that you can make better choices and choose to be thin! And many people, especially women, buy into that. That’s probably because they receive a tremendous amount of societal pressure to be skinny. So what happens if you just decide that you’re going to choose to be obese? More
Great news for Austen lovers! Jane Austen‘s image will be replacing Charles Darwin’s on the 10 pound note. This makes her the third woman to appear on British currency after Florence Nightingale and Elizabeth Fry. More
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Do you need an incentive not to become someone’s mistress other than, “It is not a strictly moral thing to do?” More
First of all, Olivia Munn is part Asian! If you did not know that initially, that is a fascinating fact for the day. In sadder news, Olivia Munn thinks she will not be able to play Wonder Woman, because she is part Asian. More
I remember a lot of things that don’t really exist anymore. I remember when cars had lighters in them, because you might need to light your cigarette (it was this weird heated coil thing? I can’t describe it, really). I … More