Katie Dupere is an associate fashion & beauty editor at Bustle. Prior to her work with Bustle, Katie was a social good reporter at Mashable covering activism, identities and social impact. Her writing has also appeared in HuffPost, PinkNews and Gurl. Katie loves neutral tones, body mods, and bold brows. Follow her high femme adventures on Twitter and Instagram @katiedupere.

This Video Of Burglars Stealing A Tiara From The UK Royal Family Is Like A Real Life Action Movie

Four people have been arrested for allegedly stealing the Portland Tiara out of its Portland Collection Gallery display case in Nottinghamshire, England — and there is actual surveillance video of the heist. The tiara itself has reportedly not been…
By Katie Dupere

I Tried CBD Lotion For 30 Days Even Though I've Never Been High

I have never been high. The opportunity to smoke weed has never presented itself, and I’ve never sought it out. In my teen years, my relationship to marijuana was defined by “Say No To Drugs” campaigns and sluggish stoner stereotypes. But that was…
By Katie Dupere

This Pretty Rose Quartz Comb Is Helping Make My Migraines More Bareable

Combing your hair is a simple beauty ritual many women have in common. But what if that mundane practice of detangling strands could actually help improve your mental health? Swap out your plastic drugstore comb for a comb made of 100 percent rose…
By Katie Dupere

ColourPop Is Releasing An ENTIRE Disney Princess Collection & It's An Actual Fairytale

Get ready to add a little Disney magic to your makeup bag. ColourPop is launching a limited-edition Disney Designer Makeup Collection in honor of all your favorite Disney princesses. Snow White, Cinderella, Ariel, Jasmine, Tiana and Belle are all…
By Katie Dupere

There's Privilege In Relating To Nostalgia & It's Time To Start Talking About It

Ah, nostalgia. Any ‘90s kid knows the feeling well, having spent countless hours wishing for the return of boy bands, hair crimpers, and jelly shoes. And while some forms of nostalgia hit the majority of us in the collective feels, there’s a hidden…
By Katie Dupere

Chavonna "Bang" Rhodes Is Trailblazing The Tattoo Game — And Her Mark Is Permanent

Chavonna "Bang" Rhodes is full of contradictions. The 28-year-old is quiet, but undeniably feisty. She is thoughtful with her words, yet a little rebellious in her nature. And the Atlanta-based artist is a black woman who tattoos. Though that last…
By Katie Dupere

All The Looks At The 2018 VMAs That Everyone Will Be Talking About

There's no award show quite like the MTV Video Music Awards, especially when it comes to funky, fierce, and freakin' weird fashion. The VMAs are the definitive destination for your fave stars to get quirky with their style choices, dismissing the…
By Katie Dupere

88 Plus Size Shoppers Share Their Favorite Places To Buy Clothing

Clothes shopping is often described as "retail therapy." It's allowing your mind to wander among racks and racks of new style possibilities after a particularly long week. But for plus size shoppers, the thrill of spending on style can be more…
By Katie Dupere

Rihanna May Have Just TOTALLY Switched Up Her Hair In The Most Unexpected Way

If you learned anything in Pop Star Hair History 101, it's that Rihanna sure isn't one to shy away from a hair change. The stunning star has been a go-to source of hair inspo since her "Pon de Replay" days, rocking every look in the book with ease.…
By Katie Dupere

GLAMGLOW Just Launched Its First Ever Makeup Product & You'll Want It ASAP

Ultra-popular skin care brand GLAMGLOW is known for innovative and Insta-worthy face masks for the ultimate exercise in self-care. But the brand is branching out into uncharted territory in a major way — and the move is giving those glitzy, glittery…
By Katie Dupere

Jaclyn Hill Doesn’t Care What You Think About Her — She Cares What You Think Of Her Cosmetics

Talking to beauty influencer Jaclyn Hill is like talking to a friend you’ve known forever. And, truly, many makeup lovers have "known" Hill longer than they’ve known some of their best friends. Hill’s bubbly, no B.S. personality has been a…
By Katie Dupere

Pippa Middleton Wore The PERFECT Spring Dress To The Royal Wedding

Pippa Middleton is honorary British royalty, thanks to her duchess sister and her charm. Given her closeness to the royal family, it was no surprise that Middleton took the long walk to attend the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. But what…
By Katie Dupere

Lena Waithe Met Gala Outfit Honored The Struggle Between Catholicism & LGBTQ Identity

Actor and producer Lena Waithe has emerged over the past year as an essential voice in the queer community. As a black queer woman, Waithe has used her work on shows like Master Of None and The Chi to amplify the experiences of the LGBTQ community —…
By Katie Dupere

Zendaya Debuted Short Orange Hair At The Met Gala & It's Like Nothing She's Ever Done Before

Zendaya knows how to work a red carpet in style. Her looks are always unpredictable and eye-catching, leaving us all expecting the unexpected from the star — especially when it comes to the iconic Met Gala. Zendaya's 2018 Met Gala gown was no…
By Katie Dupere

Rihanna Showed Up At The Met Gala Dressed Like A Sexy Pope

Simply put, Rihanna is Met Gala royalty. The stylish star has been attending the gala for almost a decade, and she never fails to steal the show with her impeccable fashion. Rihanna's 2018 Met Gala gown was certainly no different. For the iconic…
By Katie Dupere

Cardi B & Her Stylist Chose These Two IHeartRadio Outfits To Keep Her Pregnancy Secret

By now you are probably aware that Cardi B is going to have a little BB with rapper Offset. Though no one knows how long the star has been expecting, one thing was apparent upon seeing the rapper in a tight dress on during Saturday Night Live on…
By Katie Dupere

I Am A Queer Women Who Loves Fake Nails & No, I Won't Take Them Off During Sex

When I’m around a cute girl, I’m always aware of my hands. No, I’m not obsessing over where they are in relation to her skin. I’m internally preoccupied by the way they look. Hands tell a lot about a person. When you are wondering about a person’s…
By Katie Dupere

Too Faced's Newest Collection Is Called 'Sex On The Peach' & I Have Some Questions

If you thought Too Faced couldn't get more salacious with their product names, then you haven't heard the moniker of their newest collection. The brand just released a set of its most popular products from its Peaches & Cream line, and its calling…
By Katie Dupere

Watch This Bridesmaid Get Her Dress Transformed To Honor Her Masculine Style & Queer Identity

No good, very bad, plain awful bridesmaids dresses are nothing new in the world of fashion. Going down in style infamy for decades, the bridesmaids dress is a thing of nightmares for sisters, best friends, and family members of the bride. But it…
By Katie Dupere

Jennifer Lawrence's 2018 Oscars Hair Was A Crimped Masterpiece & '90s Babies Will Love It

Remember good ol' '90s beauty trends? A go-to Friday night look included body glitter, brown lip gloss, and getting wild with your trusty crimper. In 2018, Jennifer Lawrence is looking to bring all that '90s goodness back from the dead. Well, at…
By Katie Dupere