August 1st, 2022

All posts published on August 1st, 2022

19 posts

So, How Is It Really? Wearing A Butterfly Top To The Beach


Welcome to Refinery29’s So, How Is It Really? where we take a look at all of the topics that have the internet talking. In studying them up close, we answer the question of what it’s really like to try out a trend like a butterfly top, a viral product, or an u... More »


A True Pioneer: Nichelle Nichols (1932-2022)


I was born the year after “Star Trek” was cancelled, so my first interaction with the series was through the reruns that ran on New York City’s WPIX-TV in the 70’s. Every week, my cousins and I would eagerly say the introduction along with William Shatner, “Sp... More »


A Guide To Plus-Size Brands & Retailers Who Do It Right


As a big gal, I have a keen interest in inclusive fashion and fat access to popular trends. But full disclosure: My relationship with fashion wasn't always a positive one; it has resembled a roller coaster full of high highs and low lows. Back when I was a kid... More »


Five Movies to See OIT (Only in Theaters)


OIT, which stands for Only In Theaters, is appearing more and more in previews and trailers for upcoming movies and I am wondering if this will prove to be a boon or a bust for the film industry. BP (before the pandemic), there was a disagreement between studi... More »


Words of Wisdom from a Woman on her 103rd Birthday


Yesterday, I attended a party for the 103rd Birthday of Catherine Stovall, whom I first wrote about when she turned 101. The article, entitled, “I Would Like to Introduce the 101-Year-Old Woman to the 102-Year-Old Man,” is linked to here. (It also spotlighted ... More »


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