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.
Latest Articles

Riley J. Dennis Is An LGBTQ Educator — And That Means She's A Target

Riley J. Dennis describes herself as an intersectional feminist — and their work is the truest expression of that title. Dennis, who uses she/her and they/them pronouns, is an activist and video creator. As a queer transgender nonbinary polyamorous l…
By Katie Dupere

Pole Instructor Roz The Diva Does Want To Inspire You — But She Wants To Make Money More

In case her name didn’t tip you off, Roz “The Diva” Mays is indeed an diva — and an unapologetic one at that. Mays is a pole fitness instructor who has certifications in almost every imaginable aspect of pole, and she specializes in making the sport …
By Katie Dupere

Stef Sanjati Might Be A Popular YouTuber, But She's Not Your Role Model

When Stef Sanjati appears on your computer, you can always count on her signature greeting of, “Hello, little buns.” From there, it’s all about candid honesty and radical vulnerability for the bubbly YouTube star — and she wouldn’t have it any other …
By Katie Dupere

Jennifer Lawrence Wore An Old Red Carpet Dress To Amy Schumer's Wedding

By now, you know that actor Jennifer Lawrence and comedian Amy Schumer are tight. The pair are so tight, in fact, that Lawrence was among very few to attend Schumer's intimate wedding on Feb. 13 to chef Chris Fischer. And to that wedding, Jennifer La…
By Katie Dupere

Here's The True Meaning Behind The Grand Costumes From The Olympic Opening Ceremony

The 2018 Olympic opening ceremony was nothing short of grand, and that's partly in thanks to a collection of breathtaking costumes. The 2018 Olympic opening ceremony costumes helped to capture a spirit of wonder, hope, and peace associated with the W…
By Katie Dupere

Team Bermuda Wore Shorts To The Olympic Opening Ceremony & Twitter Is Freezing For Them

The Olympic opening ceremony is a chance for each country to celebrate their nation through fashion. When first appearing as a team at the games, all eyes are on what the athletes are wearing to represent the place they call home. For Team Bermuda, t…
By Katie Dupere

These Are The Uniforms That Will Help You Spot Team USA In The Opening Ceremony Crowd

When the USA Olympics Team first steps into the Olympic opening ceremony, they will already be winning a gold medal in style. And the athletes will have an iconic all-American designer to thank for the look. Ralph Lauren created the U.S. Olympic open…
By Katie Dupere

Gisele Bundchen's Outfit At The Super Bowl Was A Sweet Tribute To Tom Brady

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen has been to many, many Super Bowls in recent years to support her husband and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. So it was no surprise to see the beauty at Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, where the New England Patri…
By Katie Dupere

Twitter Is Losing It Over Tom Brady's Super Bowl Pre-Game Outfit

Tom Brady is undoubtedly one of the most noted — and polarizing — names in football history. Whether you love him or hate him, the New England Patriots quarterback has become notorious for many things, from unabashed confidence to deflated footballs …
By Katie Dupere

This Woman's Hair Dryer Turned Into A "Blowtorch" & It's Actually The Most Terrifying Thing You'll Ever See

If you want your hair to actually look straight fire, you might want to invest in this blow dryer. A South Carolina woman says her brand new hair dryer turned into a “blowtorch” when she turned it on for its inaugural use — and her video is enough to…
By Katie Dupere

Cardi B Wore This Drugstore Beauty Product To The Grammys & You Can Get It For $7

Cardi B was straight stuntin' at the 2018 Grammy Awards, and a major part of her gorgeous looks were some seriously stunning eyelashes. Though her lashes looked lush and luxe at the awards show, Cardi B didn't dish out major dollars for the falsies. …
By Katie Dupere

You Have To See Every Single Outfit Rihanna Wore To The Grammys

Rihanna's ability to take over any awards show truly remarkable. Though the star always slays a look, you never really know what she'll wear to a major event. From glam gowns to street style-inspired looks to edgy rock-inspired statement outfits, Rih…
By Katie Dupere

Lady Gaga's Hair At The Grammys Looked Exactly Like Khaleesi's

When Lady Gaga rolls up to the red carpet, all eyes are always on her. After all, the singer has a reputation to stun in avant-garde looks. Disagree? Let's all just take a moment to remember the infamous meat dress heard 'round the world from the 201…
By Katie Dupere

Emma Watson Wore All Black To The Golden Globes & It's Just Her Latest Activist Move

Emma Watson is one to always use her platform as an actor to make a vocal activist statement. Whether it's her work as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador or her unapologetic feminist stances, Watson never fails to let her activism take center stage…
By Katie Dupere

Meet Ayanna James, The Costume Designer Behind The Jaw-Dropping Looks In JAY-Z's "Family Feud"

Though there are many revelations and takeaways from JAY-Z’s “Family Feud” music video, the intricate narrative is brought to life by the eye-catching outfits the star-studded cast wears — especially the powerful women featured. From Blue Ivy’s white…
By Katie Dupere

Men May Wear Black To The Golden Globes To Protest Sexual Assault, But Twitter Thinks It's BS

Eyes are usually on the Golden Globes red carpet to peep the latest in glam celebrity style. This year, however, the red carpet is expected to make a more somber statement, with some women reportedly planning to wear all black to the event to protest…
By Katie Dupere

This Quirky Competition Show Will Make You Realize The True Power Of Lipstick

Lipstick is the finishing touch to any makeup look. Whether it’s a power red lip, a dark black pout, or a subtle pink pucker, the perfect lipstick is the quintessential cherry on top for beauty lovers. Well, that undying love of lippies is put to the…
By Katie Dupere

Ruby Rose Just Responded To Shaming About Her Acne & It’s Relatable AF

Ruby Rose commonly uses her celeb platform for activism, whether she’s voicing concerns on the impact of climate change or advocating for LGBTQ rights. Now, the star of Pitch Perfect 3 and Orange Is The New Black is using her status to tackle the sti…
By Katie Dupere

*NSYNC Came Out With A Holiday Clothing Line & Twitter Feels Like It's The '90s Again

If you long for the days of frosted tips and five part harmonies, *NSYNC has arrived to transport you back to the good ol' days. Grab on to your Gushers because the best '90s boy band (sorry, Backstreet Boys) just released a holiday clothing line. Br…
By Katie Dupere

We Tried That Sexist Makeup Removal App & It Was Straight Up Horrifying

Men, allow me to introduce myself. I am an unapologetic trickster. That’s right. I wear makeup on the regular, which apparently makes me a woman solely interested in duping you into thinking I’m attractive. But when the makeup wipes come out and the …
By Katie Dupere