Laura Pitcher

Opinion

Did you get 'the ick' or is it your intuition?

How arbitrary but relatable turnoffs have found their place on TikTok.
Laura Pitcher
1.12.22
Culture

Yassification allows us to enjoy a smooth brain-existence

A new 'yass queen' reality.
Laura Pitcher
11.19.21
Beauty

The rise and rise of the post-lockdown buzz cut

A new bold and buzzed era is currently underway.
Laura Pitcher
11.11.21
Beauty

Is blonde hair... cheugy?

Viral TikTok and hair trends indicate the fall of bleached blonde might be upon us.
Laura Pitcher
10.27.21
Culture

Can you manifest a partner on TikTok?

Creators on the app seem to think so, but viral affirmation videos look a lot like potentially dangerous love spells.
Laura Pitcher
10.20.21
Culture

Thigh gap discourse is back, thanks to TikTok

A number of creators are trying to cancel the problematic Tumblr-era beauty standard, but it's more complicated than that.
Laura Pitcher
9.30.21
Opinion

The rise of the normcore boyfriend

How did having zero internet presence become the most attractive trait in a partner?
Laura Pitcher
8.12.21
Culture

Girlboss culture isn't dead, it's rebranded as "that girl" now

On the back of the millennial girlboss aesthetic, the “that girl” wellness trend is taking over TikTok.
Laura Pitcher
7.21.21
Fashion

How Emma Rogue turned her viral vintage TikTok into an IRL shop

The opening of her new store Rogue on New York’s “TikTok Block” proves the app is changing the face of retail.
Laura Pitcher
6.16.21
Culture

Is the Internet's obsession with the 'hot girl' vaccine problematic?

In the midst of a vaccine rollout to combat a global health crisis, the Internet asks — which one is for hot girls?
Laura Pitcher
5.6.21
Fashion

Tramp stamps are making a comeback

Women and queer youth are reclaiming the subversive and highly sexualized lower back tattoo.
Laura Pitcher
4.8.21
activism

Tiktok users are encouraging a community response to gendered violence

Creators on the app are sharing their experiences, safety tips and ways to combat increased violence against women.
Laura Pitcher
3.18.21
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