Stories by Amanda Montell

8 Lightweight Pajamas to Wear All Summer

The laidback nature of summer means we're spending a lot more time in our PJs. But we're not talking heavy flannels and robes -- the sleepwear of summer is lighter, more breathable and often much prettier. These stylish PJ pairs are so effortlessly put together -- you could (almost) get away with wearing them beyond your bedroom. Here, out favorite sleep sets this season, plus where to snag similar styles.   read more

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Quiz: What Classic Beauty Icon Is Your Spirit Animal?

Ever wonder if you and Audrey Hepburn would be best friends if you had the chance? Let's find out. In this personality quiz, discover what classic beauty icon speaks to your soul.   read more

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15 Captivating Quotes About Femininity From Trans Women

Thanks to Caitlin Jenner and TV shows like Amazon's Transparent, the transgender community is receiving more mainstream exposure than ever. But that doesn't mean we understand every trans woman's story.   read more

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7 Ways to Recreate Diane Kruger's Sexy Summer Ensemble

Snag the fashion icon's killer look with these stylish picks   read more

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Can't-Live-Without Beauty Products From Our Favorite Influencers

Peek into the makeup collection of this must-follow beauty guru   read more

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10 Grown-Up Ways to Style Overalls

Style icons like Alexa Chung and Taylor Swift agree: You don't have to be a kindergartener or a farmer to pull off a pair of overalls. These haute styles come in edgy prints, leather and distressed denim, bringing a stylish, grown-up edge to the look. Curious? Behold our 10 favorite ways to style overalls for grownups.   read more

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The Most Inspiring Fashion Icons Over 50 Right Now

It's about time we laud the style triumphs of the 50+ crowd. After all, a legend can't be a legend until she's built an actual legacy. That's why we've put together this list of the 12 most influential fashion icons over 50 right now. These impossibly chic women have spent decades colorfully establishing themselves as power players in the fashion world. From the androgynous ensembles of Tilda Swinton to the vintage-inspired threads of Iris Apfel, these are the fabulous wardrobes we can only hope to have one day. Keep scrolling for a world of fashion inspiration that proves style only gets better with age.   read more

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Best Drugstore Dupes for High-End Hair Products

When one hair product costs $5 at the drugstore, and another $75 at the salon, you can't help but wonder, what's the difference, really? Is that pricy conditioner actually transforming your strands like no cheapy ever could, or is it just a placebo effect?   read more

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9 Cute Fringe Cover Ups to Wear This Summer

Fringe is in -- especially for summer. And our favorite way to wear the tasseled trend? A comfy bohemian cover up.   read more

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How Many Luxury Beauty Brands Can You Pronounce?

We all know how to pronounce the drugstore staples like Pantene and Maybelline, but how well versed are you with the glamorous, inscrutable names of luxury beauty brands? For every mainstream makeup, hair and skin care staple, there's a high-end brand just daring us to mangle its fancy, accent-riddled monkier. Thus, the test: How knowledgeable a beauty enthusiast are you, really? In this quiz, choose the correct phonetic spelling of each brand name to prove your beauty fluency. The right answers will be revealed with your results at the end.   read more

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