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, HuffPost, and plenty of other publications that you've probably never heard of. She likes to eat dumplings (fried, pork), watch Jeopardy, and visit far-flung 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, women's issues, and service to their communities. …
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-soothe. That could be a genderqueer person who uses ey…
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. Your BFF who started her own ethical handbag line? …
By Julie Alvin

Should You Send That Text?

By Julie Alvin & Claire Joines

Have You Had Sex With Too Many People?

By Julie Alvin & Lindsay Johnson

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. But has an Oscars mix-up like this ever happened …
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 depiction of Chiron, a young gay black boy growing up in …
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 ethics office. His statement said: I informed Secret…
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 that turned out counter to everyone's expectations…
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 out around the country at airports where people we…
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 their president's campaign promises were all blust…
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 truly captured Streep's power as an actor, puttin…
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 surprise out of it? The Globes are already too goo…
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 yourself — or it can be about making yourself fee…
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" come January 1. The dawn of a new year is apparen…
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 performer — from his early years with Wham! to his ic…
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 votes telling them that their civil rights and fr…
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 Clinton of sexual assault or impropriety. It was an …
By Julie Alvin

This Is The Summer's Best Music Festival

I've been to Lollapalooza. I've been to Coachella. I've been to Pitchfork and All Points West and Governor's Ball and the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. And Primavera Sound, held every summer in Barcelona, is my favorite music festival I've ever been …
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 shooting in recent U.S. history. After opening fire on th…
By Julie Alvin