Life & Love

Tired of superficial swipe culture? There’s an app for that. Unlike Hinge, Bumble, and Tinder, brand new online dating service S’More (which stands for “something more”) prioritizes conversation over selfies. This is how it works: Users receive recommended profiles each day chosen specifically for them by an algorithm that factors in values, passions, preferences, and
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Last week Marie Kondo, the woman who taught us all to throw things away that don’t spark joy, announced that she was starting a Goop-like lifestyle site that would sell—wait for it—things for our homes. (One of the storage containers on her site is $45; a tea container is $200.) But Kondo’s timing is actually
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It started with a bouquet of flowers. They were delivered to my desk on a dreary Wednesday afternoon. They were excessive, over-the-top, bright red roses and waxy lilies shedding petals all over my keyboard. I had to dig through thorny stems to locate the card, which was scrawled with a saccharine message. You’d be forgiven
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In 2019, navigating the choppy waters of your love life was easier said than done. There’s the endless tide of dating apps. The fear of getting ghosted (and sneaking temptation to return the favor) persists. Even giving yourself some one-on-one intimacy has become marred by surveillance and, in some cases, animal interference. Luckily, ELLE columnist
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With JLaw’s nuptials to art-world cutie Cooke Maroney behind her, and the recent announcement of Jenny Slate’s engagement to Ben Shattuck, a new boyfriend paradigm has emerged, inspiring us all to spend more time gallery hopping, and less time at the bars. Unlike archetypes of boyfriends past — the Investment Banker, the Silicon Valley Tech
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Stepping onto the Peloton Tread for the first time is like stepping onto a spaceship—it’s roomy, bright, and futuristic. In front of you is a massive 32-inch HD touch screen that displays live classes where you can virtually give your classmates high-fives and compete for ranks. So, a friendly-yet-competitive spaceship. Plagued by an acute case
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“Can pee; will pee” has been something of my unofficial personal motto for as long as I’ve been potty trained. Ever since diapers stopped being an essential part of my ‘OOTD,’ my everyday routine has been punctuated by a staggering amount of trips to the bathroom. On a long-haul flight, I’m up and down in
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Dear E. Jean: Losing my boyfriend is my top fear. We’ve been together a year, and he’s so wonderful, always making me laugh and feel valued. But I’m turning into the kind of girl-friend I absolutely despise. I’m jealous of the other people in his life. We’re both working our first jobs out of college
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There is something about traveling exclusively with women that amplifies the feeling of freedom brought on by vacation. For one, there is less compromise: activities you may have to beg a male partner to do are a given part of the itinerary when traveling with female friends. Want to do a local pilates class? Same.
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With one month left in summer, we’re now fully set in our #hotgirlsummer ways. Sunday brunches are outside, dresses are shorter, the days are longer and the wine is lighter. Yep, it’s rosé season and we’re kicking off August by choosing our favorite bottles under $30. We’ve talked to some professionals in the business who
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