Greetings from Mexico City! As usual, this week at Uptown Bourgeois has been intense. From factually flawed award speeches to embarrassing Hollywood diversity attempts to explorations of masculinity, there has been no shortage of productive conversation. But even with many of you taking an active part in the discussions, there's still a few pieces that didn't get a fair shake. Dive in!
1. Bye Felipe: The Instagram Account You May Have Heard Of But Need To Know About
Bye Felipe is tasty public revenge for all those women who've ever been on the receiving end of online dating hate. At first glance, it's a hilarious account. But digging a little deeper reveals some ugly, ugly truths about today's men.
2. Pennsylvania Skies
An impromptu weekend trip to Pennsylvania's capital led to some frigid exploration and a gorgeous new photo set.
3. Keep It Casual: 10 Ways To Wear Jeans
How ripped is too ripped? How skinny is too skinny? Here's the end all be all guide to wearing denim.
4. When Did Bum Chic Become A Thing?
The kids these days are working really hard to look like they didn't try at all. And the shabby trend is catching on like wildfire.
5. It's Okay If You Don't Read Everything
A heartfelt note to all of my readers about what it's really like to be a writer.
A year and a half into my freelance journey, I've learned a lot. It'd be selfish of me to keep all this info to myself...
New York City's subway has been in a state of constant decline for the last 10 years. It's time for the MTA to get its shit together.
Most people either struggle with time management or underestimate how tough it is. Don't be either of these people.
Musings on natural hair and identity...
One year into my natural hair journey, I'm further exploring the connection between black hair and identity.
It's impossible to examine my identity without understanding the intersection of homosexuality and blackness.
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In an age where 'content' is in constant demand, what does it mean to make art? A meditation on creativity.
We know that masculinity can be toxic, overbearing, and in your face. But what the hell is it, exactly? And does it still matter?
it's time to ditch the disposables and upgrade to a classic safety razor. Lucky Franc's Double Edge Safety Razor Set makes the perfect Father's Day gift.