Julie Alvin
Julie is Bustle's Executive Editor. Prior to joining Bustle in 2013, she worked for Google, Condé Nast, and Crain Communications. She's written for The New York Times, Food & Wine, Marie Claire, The Huffington Post, and plenty of other publications that you've probably never heard of. She likes to eat dumplings (fried, pork), watch Jeopardy, and visit unstable foreign countries.

Latest Articles

Bustle and The Wing's Saturday Of Service

In 2017, readers of Bustle and members of The Wing, a women-only co-working space and social club in New York City, have become particularly energized around and invested in issues of social justice, ...
By Julie Alvin

1,800 Millennial Women Tell Us About Their Beauty Routines

Bustle presents 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 identities, and to self-soot...
By Julie Alvin

Nominate An Accomplished Woman For The Bustle Upstart Awards

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Y...
By Julie Alvin

Has An Oscars Award Mix-Up Happened Before?

The 2017 Oscars ended with one of the most shocking moments in live TV history, when Warren Beatty mistakenly said La La Land had won the award for Best Picture, when in fact the winner was Moonlight....
By Julie Alvin

Barry Jenkins & Tarell Alvin McCraney's…

At the 2017 Oscars, Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney gave an acceptance speech that spoke to all of the marginalized people whose stories they told through their movie Moonlight, in its depicti...
By Julie Alvin

Trump's Navy Secretary Nominee Withdraws

On Sunday, Donald Trump's Navy secretary nominee Philip Bilden withdrew his name from consideration for the role, releasing a statement saying that he would be unable to meet the requirement of the et...
By Julie Alvin

Super Bowl 51 Is Like Election Night All Over…

As the New England Patriots came back to tie the Atlanta Falcons in the final minutes of Super Bowl 51 regulation play, it felt, for some viewers, a whole lot like another historically American event ...
By Julie Alvin

Where To Protest The Muslim Ban Around The Country

When Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday indefinitely banning Syrian refugees and temporarily banning immigrants from seven majority-Muslim nations from entering the U.S., protests broke ...
By Julie Alvin

Justin Trudeau's Response To The Muslim Ban

On Friday, Donald Trump signed an executive order indefinitely banning refugees from Syria and temporarily banning immigrants from seven majority Muslim nations, and progressive American's hopes that ...
By Julie Alvin

Viola Davis’ Speech About Meryl Streep Was Spot-On

In a night of special moments, a highlight of the 2017 Golden Globes was Viola Davis' speech about Meryl Streep when it came time to present the legendary actor with the Cecile B. DeMille award. Davis...
By Julie Alvin

The 2017 Golden Globes Opener Lyrics Are 100

It's no surprise that the 2017 Golden Globes opener, with Jimmy Fallon at the helm, was a musical whirlwind full of movie references and celeb appearances. But who knew we would get a Stranger Things ...
By Julie Alvin

Millennial Women Make Resolutions About 3 Things

New Year's resolution season is what you make of it. The month of January can be all about setting achievable but ambitious goals that will help you feel like a more confident, put-together version of...
By Julie Alvin

How 822 Bustle Readers Feel About Resolutions

You know it's the week between Christmas Day and New Year's Eve when your inbox and Facebook feeds fill up with promotions and calls to action promising to help you transform yourself into a "new you"...
By Julie Alvin

These Pics Of George Michael Prove He Was An Icon

The world lost an artist this Christmas. Performer George Michael died at his home in Oxfordshire, England on Sunday, reportedly due to heart failure, at the age of 53. Michael was a truly special per...
By Julie Alvin

21 Women Whose Dads Voted For Donald Trump

Progressive men and women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ community were largely devastated by the results of Tuesday's presidential election, when it felt like half of the country had cast...
By Julie Alvin

Trump Has Said Bad Things About Clinton's Accusers

Prior to the second presidential debate on Sunday night, Republican nominee Donald Trump broadcast a Facebook Live press conference with three women who had previously accused former president Bill Cl...
By Julie Alvin

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Are Going To Be Awesome

A customary part of the Olympics closing ceremonies is when the host country for next iteration of the games gives a preview of what viewers, athletes, and attendees can expect in four years, and the ...
By Julie Alvin

This Photo Of Simone Biles Is Amazing

Rain put a damper on the Rio Olympics closing ceremonies, but the event was no less momentous just because of a little inclement weather. While some athletes (ahem, Ryan Lochte) may have left town bef...
By Julie Alvin

Photos From The Bastille Day Attack

Update: According to the latest reports, at least 84 people were killed in the attack in Nice, France, and over 180 are injured. Of the wounded, François Hollande, the president of France, said on Fri...
By Julie Alvin

When Do LGBTQ People Feel Unsafe?

Sunday marked the worst mass shooting in U.S. history when a gunman unleashed fire on a gay nightclub in Orlando, killing 49 people and injuring 53. This hate crime and act of terror has deeply affect...
By Julie Alvin

The Inspiring Story Behind Pulse Nightclub

Update: In a press conference Monday morning, Orlando police confirmed that 49 people had been killed and 53 injured early Sunday morning at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub in the deadliest mass shootin...
By Julie Alvin

What Are Orlando's Gun Laws?

Update: In a press conference Monday morning, Orlando police confirmed that 49 people had been killed and 53 injured early Sunday morning at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub in the deadliest mass shootin...
By Julie Alvin

The Best Summer Musical Festivals Of 2016

Coachella may already be behind us, but it's really Memorial Day Weekend that marks the start of summer, and therefore the true start of festival season. As music festivals have gone from a destinatio...
By Julie Alvin

Twitter Responds To Ted Cruz Dropping Out

Following Indiana's primary on Tuesday, Ted Cruz suspended his presidential campaign, saying that his team had "left it all on the field" in the Hoosier state. And while many supporters present at Cru...
By Julie Alvin

Will Ted Cruz Be Donald Trump's VP?

On Tuesday night, following the Indiana primaries, Ted Cruz suspended his campaign for the presidency. His withdrawal from the race left many wondering: Will Ted Cruz be Donald Trump's vice president?...
By Julie Alvin

How To Turn Instagram Notifications Off

There was widespread panic in Instagram land today when the app's rumored algorithm change motivated various brands and celebs to ask followers to turn on post notifications so that their pics wouldn'...
By Julie Alvin

Donald Trump Is Using The Brussels Attacks

Following Tuesday's terrorist attacks, which killed at least 34 people and injured at least 170 in the Belgian capital, presidential candidate Donald Trump used the Brussels attacks to try to drum up ...
By Julie Alvin

How Charles Michel Deals With Terror

After Tuesday's attacks, which killed and injured dozens at a Brussels airport and subway station, Charles Michel, Belgium's Prime Minister, responded by saying that "what we feared has happened," and...
By Julie Alvin

10 Sweet Photos of Nancy & Ronald Reagan Together

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan died on Sunday, and whether or not you agree with her and her husband's politics, you can't deny the couple's love for each other. Photos of Nancy and Ronald Reagan toge...
By Julie Alvin

Scalia's 5 Most Famous Dissents

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died on Saturday, which sent the media into a frenzy of speculation over when Obama would nominate a successor, who that potential successor would be, and if the p...
By Julie Alvin

When Will Antonin Scalia Be Replaced?

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead on Saturday, and the heated political climate has people already asking when Justice Scalia will be replaced. Scalia reportedly died of natural...
By Julie Alvin

Gloria Steinem Really Let Us Down

In a Friday interview with Bill Maher, feminist icon Gloria Steinem said that young women support Bernie Sanders because "the boys are with Bernie," and, in doing so, she caused a generation of women'...
By Julie Alvin

Nick Viall Talks Life After 'The Bachelorette'

Before appearing on Seasons 10 and 11 of The Bachelorette
By Julie Alvin

What Are ISIS Recruiting Videos Like?

Saturday night's presidential debate included thoughtful discussion on how the Democratic candidates would work to eradicate ISIS. Martin O'Malley and Hillary Clinton both referenced ISIS recruiting v...
By Julie Alvin