Julia graduated from NYU in December 2013 with her M.A. in journalism. She now lives in Copenhagen, Denmark, where she continues to write.

7 Ways to Choose Actually Attractive Shorts

When I was in middle school, I had a favorite pair of shorts. They were made by Soffe, I believe, and they were the color of Pepto-Bismol. On one of the bottom front corners was a screen-printed image of a pair of ballet slippers, and when I rolled…
By Julia Friedman