1. experiments
    Who Knows What Men Want on OkCupid — Men or Women?I let my friends write me two new profiles, and went on dates with the guys they attracted.
  2. Pleather Is Back, But Don’t Call It Vegan LeatherThe return, once again, of one of few trickle-up fabrics in the last 50 years.
  3. retail therapy
    How eBay Became a Fast-Fashion GraveyardIn which the collaboration-reselling bubble has burst.
  4. hurricane sandy
    The Only Clothing Store That’s Open in SohoWhere tourists are buying jeans with the aid of flashlights. 
  5. lies we’ve told
    On Throwing Away the Lunches My Mother PackedThe lie I told my mother, the food tyrant, every day for years.
  6. in the magazine
    The Life and Trials of NaomiRemember when supermodel Naomi Campbell was famous for being fabulous? Ah, such innocent times.
  7. best bets
    Best Bet: Droog’s Sticky LampsThese bold lights are ideal for transient, design-savvy New Yorkers.
  8. best bets
    Best Bet: Cuddly Stuffed PigeonsThese hand-knit birds make offbeat souvenirs for visitors.
  9. best bets
    Best Bet: Kiosk’s Aluminum CanistersThese cheery containers are ideal for stowing snacks or office supplies.
  10. party lines
    Cardigans Singer Nina Persson Launches Capsule Collection High on Pregnancy Hormones“The good thing is that you’re pretty high on other weird hormones, so you get pretty excited anyway.”