Bustle Newsletter: June 20, 2022

On Emma Thompson’s new movie, the best mid-size fashion brands, your Cancer season horoscope, and more.

by Stephanie Talmadge
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 15: Actress Emma Thompson attends the premiere of "Good Luck To You, Leo G...
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As A Size 10/12 Fashion Editor, I Swear By These Mid-Size Brands

“When you wear sizes L/XL, you’re often too big to shop standard stores, but are still too small to give plus-size brands any business,” writes Bustle fashion contributor Bella Gerard. “As a petite-but-curvy size 10/12, I fit perfectly into the mid-size category. As a result, I don’t fit perfectly into most of my clothes. I’m tired of too-tight XXLs and embarrassing moments at my local Zara, so I decided to compile a list of my favorite mid-size fashion brands. Whether I’m looking for the perfect bodycon dress (AFRM, of course!) or some new denim (Good American or Pistola, no question), these always accommodate my curves, and I’m rarely the largest size on their stocklist.” Read More

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Your Horoscope For Cancer Season Is Here

The summer solstice (aka the longest day of the year) arrives tomorrow which also kicks off Cancer season, so there are all kinds of notable astrological happenings pulling you in different directions. Here’s what your sign should expect from Cancer’s sweet and sensitive energy this month. Read More

Ottessa Moshfegh’s New Novel And 9 More Must-Read Books Out This Week

The author of My Year of Rest and Relaxation is back with a new novel, and based on the “medieval fiefdom” setting, it sounds like it couldn’t be more different from her last. Read More

10 Ways To Wear A Denim Jacket That Don’t Feel Boring (Promise)

You know it, you (sort of) love it: It’s the default light jacket you wore over your spaghetti strap tops in high school to pass the dress code, and now the one you pack on trips where you have no idea WTF the weather is going to be. Instead of using your favorite jean jacket as a security blanket, turn it into your outfit magic ingredient. Read More

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At 28, Emma Thompson Was Already A Star — But Unhappy In Love, Actually

When she was just 28, Thompson won a TV BAFTA for best actress — it was a night she remembers fondly even now. “I felt that I was in the right profession,” she tells Bustle. “I thought, ‘Well, I must be getting something right.’” But her love life was another story. “I was in love with Ken [Kenneth Branagh], but I don’t think it was going very well, as far as I can remember.” Here, she reminisces with us about that time, what she wishes she knew then, and tells us about her new movie, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande, about a 60-something woman who’s never had an orgasm. Read More

I Tried Fenty Beauty’s Viral “Poutsicle” Lip Stain — Here’s My Honest Review

Rihanna threatens to break the internet each time she unveils a new Fenty Beauty product (or any time she does anything, if we’re being honest) and her latest launch is no exception. Read More


Here’s Your Daily Horoscope

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