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Somehow, it’s been a year since I last sent an edition of this newsletter. The break was not intentional, but it did, ultimately, become self-perpetuat…
If you know me in real life (and most of you do), you know that pretty much the last thing I need to do right now is blow $150 on a pillow, but…look at…
Last week was my last week, for now, at the part-time job I’ve held for nearly two years. This week, I’m moving on to a different part-time job. When I…
Hello, paying subscribers. I know that I promised you regular updates, but honestly, it can be hard in 2018 to find even a few days that are relatively…
Apologies for coming at you twice in one week (although if your inbox looks anything like mine right now I’m sure it’s a welcome change from the desper…
Twelve days ago, I returned to the New Hampshire campus of my old prep school to attend the annual “Leadership Weekend.” I went because I’d been pressu…
Less than eighteen months before I was due to graduate from college, I still had next to no idea what I wanted to do for a living. I’d majored in Engli…
One of my last really big-deal magazine stories (to date, anyway) was a profile of Anne Hathaway for Elle. I’d spoken to her a few times before, includ…
I was 21 when I began my career at Vogue, working for the managing editor, Laurie Jones. Like Anna Wintour—and like Anna’s alter ego, Miranda Priestly,…