Super comfy-comfs walking shoes for daily wear

YOU GUYS. I am fucking excited about this post today. As y'all probably know, I've been obsessing over wedding shoes on Offbeat Bride since George Bush was in office… but a reader recently requested a post of (get this!) comfortable walking shoes. WALKING SHOES! For daily wear! This is amazing, because here's a little secret: I can't really walk in heels. Platforms I can handle, but despite my love of pumps, I grew up barefoot and worked at a Birkenstock store in college and seriously? I can't walk in heels.

We're back!

Thank you for your patience with us while we dealt with the longest downtime we've ever experienced in our almost 3 years of publication. Here's more info.


Caroline Rothstein on feminism and bikini waxes

…Yet here I am, month in and month out, dropping my pants for a stranger, letting her slide hot, green, organic wax along my vulva, around my labia, and across my lower abdomen with a thick, pale wooden popsicle stick just so I can feel “clean.” How can I subject a part of my body with such a complicated narrative to this hedonistic ritual and still call myself a feminist?


Lifehacks for living alone

Full of helpful advice like how to avoid falling out of bed when you've had too many drinks while watching Downton Abbey, and the note that cats are … almost people!