What’s the opposite of “be careful what you wish for”? For episodes now, we have thanked our lucky stars for our limited exposure to Marnie this season. We’ve expressed our gratitude. We’ve blessed up. We have been so very careful about what to wish for and lo! We got her, anyway. This episode is all about Marnie and sequin dresses and tattoos more ill-advised than that phoenix Ben Affleck swears he didn’t really get and that critical era in our lives between 25 and 26 when we have the eyes of a
While Shosh lives out her dream world on a Playmobil set in Japan, the rest of the gals are back in New York this week! Huzzah! Hannah and Jessa and Marnie spend most of this episode contending with constructions of all kinds — real, imagined, probably illegal under New York City rent laws, metaphoric, grammatical. And yet they each somehow seem less bound, less inflexible, less trapped than usual. Yes, Hannah is selfish and Jessa is cruel and Marnie is delusional. But Hannah is not wrong about
Clutching a bag of Go Raw Spirulina Super Chips and an oversize container of kale cauliflower salad because your yearn for preserved lemons cannot be sated, you make a vow: You will now check out at Whole Foods. You will not pass Whole Body. You will not spend $200. You’ve come to this hub of carob snacks for a few modest treats and Marcona almonds. You already have all the witch hazel and aloe vera lotion you could wish for in your bathroom. You do not need baobab oil. But you are powerless.
Bid Style.com farewell in this previous post Mattie wrote. She’s the same writer who offered tips on how to spot a feminist. She’s also been known to analyze the deeper meaning of Shoshanna’s accessories in GIRLS. Style.com posted a virtual “Closed for Business” placard on Monday, telling readers that the site would no longer publish content. It would soon redirect to Vogue Runway, which will follow fashion news and show reviews on a new section of Vogue.com. In a