Topic: childhood

What Your Favorite Childhood Heroine Says About You

What Your Favorite Childhood Heroine Says About You

We were pretty inspired by The Hairpin’s take on how your favorite American Girl doll shaped the rest of your life. (Felicity). (I was. Ashley was a Kirsten.) (I also had a Samantha.) (You?) But ultimately, we feel like we know a lot more about you based on whether you were an Eloise or an Anne. Who were you? Find your favorite childhood heroine and let us make all kinds of assumptions about you! And if we forgot yours (we probably did) let us know what it was. More »

Were You A Yoda Or An Ewok Girl? The Editors Debate.

Were You A Yoda Or An Ewok Girl? The Editors Debate.

We weren’t Dolphin, Unicorn or Horse girls because to be any of those girls we probably would have had to have 1) gone out in sunlight or 2) had friends who talked about unicorns, and since the Dungeons & Dragons kids were too cool for us, that never came up. Which is to say, I think the real question at TheGloss is “Were you a Yoda girl? Or an Ewok girl?” Ashley and I will debate their merits:
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Accessorize: Clear Bracelet

Accessorize: Clear Bracelet

This bracelet — which looks like Lucite, but I can’t be sure — actually turned me off at first glance. But the more I looked at it, the more it became reminiscent of the carefree summer afternoons of childhood, when a young girl could play with accessories and not care whether they looked like they were from Claire’s, or whether they were age-appropriate, or whether they matched the rest of what she was wearing. More »