5 People Get Made Into Their Teenage Fashion Icons & The Results Will Make You Want To Teleport Back To High School

Like many women, most of my middle school and high school fashion experience is peppered with memories of the things I thought I couldn't wear. I thought I couldn't dress like Lauren Conrad and Lo from The Hills because I was too tall. In middle…
By Olivia Muenter

How Jessica Williams Fights To Be The Movie Star She Knows She Is

There's a scene towards the end of the new Netflix movie The Incredible Jessica James in which Jessica Williams' character, also named Jessica, argues with her love interest in the middle of the street. Exasperated, Boone (Chris O'Dowd) tells…
By Rachel Simon

The Lucy Hale You Think You Know Is Gone

On June 14, Lucy Hale will turn 28. Less than a week after that, on June 20, her TV show, Pretty Little Liars, will air its series finale. For the actor, these events are irrevocably intertwined. She's spent the entirety of her 20s — all of her…
By Rachel Simon

Phoebe Robinson Doesn't Owe You A Lesson

Throughout July, Bustle's Comedy IRL package is featuring photo shoots, profiles, and stories of the women in comedy who are using their craft to elevate female voices and speak out on important issues. Comedy is powerful as hell, and we're toasting…
By Lia Beck

Jackie Cruz Isn't Giving In To Complacency

"The world is very scary right now," Jackie Cruz says sitting across from me at Milk Studios in New York City. The actor has just finished the photoshoot you see here, which means it was a morning of hair, makeup, a very cool Jackson…
By Lia Beck

Ilana Glazer Is Not Your Best Friend

You probably think you know Ilana Glazer. She has that effect on people. So if you’ve thought of her as your best friend in your head, join the club. Having shared her real-life friendship with Broad City co-star and co-creator Abbi Jacobson with us…
By Kelsea Stahler

How Scarlett Johansson Dealt With 'Ghost In The Shell's Controversy

It's a little past 5 p.m. on a recent Saturday in New York, and Scarlett Johansson is talking about jumpsuits. Our photographer, she's happily noticed, is wearing the same one she owns from Reformation; the day before, she explains, she and some…
By Rachel Simon

Janet Mock Is Writing Herself Into Existence

The title of Janet Mock's new memoir comes from feminist writer Audre Lorde: "And at last you'll know with surpassing certainty that only one thing is more frightening than speaking your truth. And that is not speaking." "It's me paying homage to…
By Cristina Arreola

How I Found My Standup Comedy Super Power

Actor, comedian, and former Saturday Night Live cast member Sasheer Zamata has been doing standup comedy for years (in fact she's one of the highlights at this year's Just For Laughs festival), but that's far from the only thing she's been doing. A…
By Sasheer Zamata

You're Breaking Sutton Foster's Heart & You Don't Even Know It

Fun fact: Sutton Foster can sing. Yes, really. The star of Younger, Bunheads, and the Gilmore Girls revival also happens to be a Tony-Award-winning Broadway legend who's belted tunes in everything from Les Mis to Thoroughly Modern Millie. For…
By Rachel Simon

The Coolest Customizable Clothes You'll Want To Put Your Name on ASAP

Remember Nomination bracelets? They were the link bracelets that everyone had to have, mostly because you could deck it out in whatever charms you wanted. The best part about them was that they were customizable accessories, so no one else would…
By Gabrielle Prescod

Rachel Bloom Is Trying To Make You Uncomfortable

Rachel Bloom won’t sit down. We’re in a sunlit conference room at Bustle HQ, where she’s just finished posing in a giant, aluminum-lined red room while Roy Orbison classics wafted about the set. The photoshoot has ended and now it’s time to chat,…
By Kelsea Stahler

Bustle's Comedy IRL Class of 2017

Bustle's Comedy IRL is not a Top 10 comedians list. There's no power ranking here. This is a celebration of the power of women in comedy. Throughout the month of July, Bustle is toasting the creative, thoughtful, hilarious women who use their craft…
By Kelsea Stahler

How Yael Grobglas Made Her 'Jane The Virgin' Villain Everyone's Fave

Throughout July, Bustle's Comedy IRL package is featuring photoshoots, profiles, and stories of the women in comedy who are using their craft to elevate female voices and speak out on important issues. Comedy is powerful as hell, and we're toasting…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

The Plus Size Models At This Photoshoot Demand To Be Visible

When plus size model and Sports Illustrated rookie Hunter McGrady arrived at Milk Studios for a Bustle shoot with fellow Sports Illustrated model Robyn Lawley on May 10, she came pre-hair, makeup, and styling — but like so many professional models,…
By Amanda Richards

This Woman Out-'Louie'-ed Louis CK

Throughout July, Bustle's Comedy IRL package is featuring photoshoots, profiles, and stories of the women in comedy who are using their craft to elevate female voices and speak out on important issues. Comedy is powerful as hell, and we're toasting…
By Sage Young

For Amber Tamblyn, Being A Woman Is An Act Of Resistance

To say that Amber Tamblyn has been feeling political lately is an understatement. Currently, the actor's social media feeds are filled with statistics about health care and reproductive rights; in January, seven months pregnant with her daughter,…
By Rachel Simon

Britt Robertson Welcomes Your 'Girlboss' Hatred

Sophia Marlowe, the protagonist of the Netflix series Girlboss, is so unlikable. Based on the life of Sophia Amoruso, the founder of online retail site Nasty Gal, Girlboss is a dramatized version of the fashion brand's start in the early 2000s and…
By Martha Sorren

Yvonne Strahovski's 'Handmaid's Tale' Shatters A Harmful Female Stereotype

Yvonne Strahovski has an impossible job. She's promoting a television series that no one wants to watch. Not because it isn't good, but because it's almost too good, too real. The Handmaid's Tale shouldn't feel like our 2017 society, yet the…
By Martha Sorren

Kristen Bell Really Doesn't Care What You Think Of Her

Here's a shocker: Kristen Bell is nice. Really nice. She's the kind of person who squeals with joy when her favorite green tea is brought into the room, and who uses the word "sassafras" in conversation without any irony. In other words, she's the…
By Rachel Simon