nothing compares to sinéad o'connor's early 90s style
In 1990, Sinéad O'Connor headlined Glastonbury wearing a leather jacket, a “Fat Slags” tee tucked into her jeans, and round sunglasses. It's Noah Johnson's favorite look from the Irish superstar, but he'll never attempt to recreate it.
in praise of justin bieber's all or nothing style
Writer Gemma Sieff has been told she resembles Justin Bieber. But most of all, she enjoys his unrestrained approach to getting dressed.
ursula andress, queen of power dressing
Alex Ronan shares a lesson on confidence and coats from a 60s film siren.
an ode to chrissie hynde’s feral fashion sense
Writer Maggie Lange considers the seeming contradictions within The Pretenders front woman’s inimitable aesthetic.
the subversive allure of young truman capote
With his threadbare t-shirts and bedroom eyes, the author at 23 became writer Amy Rose Spiegel's stylistic hero.
Amy Rose Spiegel
what parker posey taught me about corsets and careers
Rave queen turned librarian Mary from 'Party Girl' is an unlikely but instructive role model, says Alice Hines.
lifelong lessons in style from gwen stefani
Writer Laia Garcia reflects on her years as a pre-teen "Gwennabe."
charlotte rampling, the original irl icon
As Charlotte Rampling becomes the ultimate Instagram muse, Stephanie LaCava dissects her anti-internet allure.
why my winona ryder phase is forever
Veronica Sawyer's outsider style has informed writer Maya Singer's own since she first identified as "alternative."
in praise of robert smith, patron saint of suburban teen goths everywhere
Growing up, writer Patrik Sandberg thought of The Cure's Robert Smith as something like an imaginary friend.
what grace jones taught me about fashion and ferocity
New York writer Ashley Ford delves into the très strange and sexy allure of Grace Jones, circa 1992.
why grimes is my personal pinterest board
Author of 'Dear Diary' and TV writer Lesley Arfin on getting inspired by the "Paper Bag Princess" herself.