Why Masculine & Androgynous Fashion Empowers These +Size Babes

Hyper-femininity is a recurring theme within the wardrobes of many plus size women. Often, the babes in question genuinely prefer classically feminine wears (which is totally cool, of course). But for...
By Marie Southard Ospina

What To Read If You Love 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Though it was published 30 years ago, Margaret Atwood's classic The Handmaid's Tale is more relevant now than ever. Spurred by the new Hulu series, many Americans are reading and re-reading this pivo...
By Melissa Ragsdale

How To Get More Matches On Tinder During Mercury Retrograde

As an astrology novice, I have to admit that I typically scoff at the idea of some far-off planet messing with my life here on Earth — but for anyone who sets store by the stars, there's one phrase th...
By Laken Howard

Beauty Myths We Need To Leave Behind Once & For All

For the month of May, Bustle is presenting our Beauty IRL package, which is a tribute to our readers' love of beauty and the way they use makeup and skin care to express themselves, to embrace their i...
By Amanda Richards
Today's Top Stories May 24, 2017

Bustle Wants To Hear From You!

Bustle was hatched from a very simple maxim: every woman should have a voice and that voice should be heard. Over the last three years, we’ve made it our priority to create content that reflects what...
By Jessie Tarlov

Taiwan's Supreme Court Ruled On Marriage Equality

On Wednesday, the supreme court of Taiwan ruled on marriage equality, finding that the current laws limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples unconstitutional. The country's parliament has up to two y...
By Joseph D. Lyons

'Pretty Little Liars' Can't End Without Answering These Questions

Here's a scary thought: There are only a few episodes left of Pretty Little Liars. How in the world are they going to manage to tie up seven whole seasons worth of loose ends by then? Is there any way...
By Rosie Narasaki

The U.K. Raises Terror Threat Level To The Highest Status

On Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May reportedly announced that the United Kingdom would increase its terror threat level after the Manchester attack rocked the city the night before. Accor...
By Alex Gladu

Katy Perry Is So Over Her Feud With Taylor Swift

Well, this celebrity feud just took a shocking turn. During Monday's Late Late Show With James Corden Katy Perry confirmed her feud with Taylor Swift during Carpool Karaoke. Really, everyone should th...
By Allyson Koerner

Trump Wants To Slash All Federal Funding for Planned Parenthood

According to an executive summary, the Trump administration's budget suggests cutting funding for Planned Parenthood entirely. Trump's budget proposal “follows through on a campaign promise and prohib...
By Tara Wanda Merrigan

Why Lena Waithe Told Her Coming Out Story On ‘Master Of None'

Lena Waithe wasn’t interested in reliving the moment she came out to her family. But her mind changed after Aziz Ansari asked her to write an episode of Master Of None dedicated to her character, Deni...
By Shannon Carlin

'Pirates 5's Jokes About "Ugly" Women & Sex Workers Are Uncalled For

Like many major Hollywood franchises, the Pirates of the Caribbean series has never exactly been known for its inclusion and treatment of women. The movies have starred almost entirely male casts, wit...
By Rachel Simon

Terrorists Picked The Wrong Generation To Mess With

Whenever terrorists launch an attack on innocent civilians, it is an act of profound hate. They attack the places where the people they despise find joy. That’s true whether it’s a nightclub for gay m...
By Jennifer Wright

How Trump's Budget Would Affect Women

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump's administration revealed its first comprehensive budget proposal. The proposal suggests extensive funding cuts for many federal programs and agencies. The cuts prop...
By Sarah Friedmann

Bustle's Editors On Manchester + Roger Moore

Tuesday has been an incredibly sad day, due to the tragic attack at Ariana Grande's Manchester, U.K. concert on Monday night. In the aftermath of the deadly explosions, new information has come out ab...
By Rachel Simon

Signs Your Body Doesn't Tolerate Caffeine Well

You might be used to your daily cup of java, but if you start to notice some weird symptoms after drinking it, it could be a clear sign that your body doesn't tolerate caffeine well (sad, but a real p...
By Isadora Baum, CHC

Celebrities Respond To The Explosions At Ariana Grande's Concert

On Monday evening British police responded to an explosion that took place outside of Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester, England, at the Manchester Arena. While Grande herself has been reported sa...
By Madison Alcedo

Myths About The Human Body That Are Hella False

If you're anything like me, you're constantly looking for ways to live a healthier life. This can be challenging with so many widespread myths about how the human body works. For instance, back in col...
By Megan Grant

Your Job Might Be Giving You Dead Butt Syndrome

A sedentary lifestyle can take a toll on your health, and while you may already be familiar with the strained neck and the achy shoulders and lower back, there is one more strange-sounding consequence...
By Lily Feinn

New 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Photos Are Here

Though the film's December release is still months away, the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi photos are here to give fans a little more insight. They were shot by Annie Liebovitz for Vanity Fair, and alm...
By Alexis Rhiannon

Luxie Beauty's Wonder Woman Brush Set Is Stellar

With the Wonder Woman movie cruising into multiplexes next weekend, Wonder Woman-branded merch and products are becoming more readily available. In addition to the Wonder Woman brushes, bags, and make...
By Amy Sciarretto

Reformation Is Opening Two New Stores In Los Angeles

Reformation fans, you'll soon have two new spots to get your fix IRL. In the next couple of weeks, Reformation's opening two new stores in Los Angeles, and they promise to be every bit as amazing as t...
By Alexa Tucker

ABC's 'Dirty Dancing' Missed Out On This Original Star Cameo

Nobody puts Baby in a corner, but they will recast her in a TV movie. At long last, ABC's new version of Dirty Dancing is coming and will totally have the time of its life. But although the May 24 bro...
By Victoria McNally

ABC Isn't Recycling The 'Dirty Dancing' You Know

How do you improve on one of the greatest romantic movies of all time? That's not a hypothetical question — if you're ABC, looking to jump into the TV musical trend with an adaptation of Dirty Dancing...
By Kayla Hawkins

Get To Know 'Dirty Dancing's Talented Newcomer

Among the recognizable faces that viewers will see when they tune into ABC's Dirty Dancing event on May 24 are Abigail Breslin, Debra Messing, Sarah Hyland, Katey Sagal, and Nicole Scherzinger. But wh...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The Lyons Have Scores To Settle When 'Empire' Season 4 Premieres

Out of the few network series that rival the popularity of the "Must-See TV" era, FOX's musical drama Empire might have the most jaw-dropping moments per episode. And with too much plot to fit into ju...
By Kayla Hawkins

'The Handmaid's Tale' Reveals Luke's Fate

There are Episode 7 SPOILERS in this post. Up to this point, Hulu’s new television series, The Handmaid’s Tale, has not strayed very far from its central character, Offred, and the trauma she undergoe...
By Victoria McNally

'Dancing With The Stars' Crowned Its Season 24 Winner

It's been a long hard road, filled with missteps and paso dobles and a few injuries, but by golly, we have made it to the end of Dancing With The Stars Season 24. There was even a Bachelor in there (e...
By Lindsay Denninger

The Natasha Denona Palette Can Be Yours Again

While celebrity and beauty vlogger collaborations with brands may be one of the hottest trends of the past year, sometimes a traditional palette from a brand does the trick. That's definitely the case...
By Shea Simmons

Wren Is In Rosewood On 'Pretty Little Liars'

Ah, remember the sweet, simple days when we all thought that Wren Kingston was A on Pretty Little Liars? Things were so different then. Now, about a hundred seasons later, Wren is back on Pretty Littl...
By Lindsay Denninger

HR Is The Hero Iris Needs On 'The Flash'

HR really went above and beyond in The Flash Season 3 finale. Not only did he play a critical role in the fight against Savitar, he essentially defeated him single-handedly. HR saved Iris on The Flash...
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

Lucas Got More Suspicious On 'PLL'

The weeks are dwindling down on Pretty Little Liars, and there are only so many people that AD could feasibly be. Sometimes, when I’m watching the show, I lean towards Paige McCullers (mostly because ...
By Lindsay Denninger

Barry Pays A Price To Defeat Savitar On 'The Flash'

Barry Allen officially became a superhero in The Flash's Season 3 finale, when he sacrificed himself to save Central City (and maybe the entire planet). After defeating Savitar, saving Iris, and getti...
By Olivia Truffaut-Wong

MONOGRAM'S Adorable Graphic Tees Are The Perfect Summer Staple

Sometimes, all you need in the summer is a light tee. Graphic tees make a great summer staple since you can dress them up or down. Pair it with some ripped jeans and sneakers or with a pleated tea-len...
By Madison Alcedo

Here's What Justin Guarini Has Been Up To Since 'Idol'

With American Idol alums, Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson, making headlines across the web, fans are reflecting on where all the other songbirds who graced the singing competitions's stage wound up...
By Ashley Rey

Rachel Tries To Whaboom & It’s Perfect

Rachel Lindsay has achieved the seemingly impossible: She made the “Whaboom” schtick charming. In honor of Monday’s Whaboom-tastic season premiere, E! News’ Zuri Hall asked The Bachelorette star to g...
By Kristie Rohwedder

Snapchat's New Custom Stories Feature Is Changing The Game

Craving to create an amazing snap story about that road trip you’re planning, but know for a fact that your friends are kind of more of an expert at Snapchat than you are? No need to compete for the b...
By Kiersten Hickman

How To Add Your Instagram Story To A Location Tag

Just under a year ago, Instagram added the stories feature to its platform, and on May 23, they took the feature a step further with new functionality designed to keep you scrolling: Location stories ...
By Megan Shepherd

This 'High School Musical' Duet Brings Serious Nostalgia

I have some really great news for all of my fellow High School Musical fans. The Evans twins are back together, proving that Ashley Tisdale and Lucas Grabeel have come a long way from their Disney day...
By Nina Bradley