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How High-School Popularity Follows You Into Adulthood
Your social status as a teen can shape the way you see the world long after graduation.
The Fidget Spinner Craze Is Already Over
Or it’s about to be, at least. That’s just the life cycle of any fad.
The Craziest Mom I Ever Met Was Obsessed With Being Popular
How many moms buy their daughter a boob job?
All the Cool Girls Had One: 16 Women on Teen Status Symbols
Talking to Molly Ringwald, Judy Blume, Aly Raisman, Marilyn Minter, and more.
Why Everyone Loves the Alpha Girl
Psychologists deconstruct the power of the most popular girl in school.
A Micro-History of Popular-Crowd Brands Over the Years
From Benetton to Brandy Melville, what the cool clique wore, decade by decade.
It’s All Downhill for Taylor Swift From Here
You’ll never have more friends than you do at 25.
Drew Barrymore’s ‘I Spy’ Book Is a Best Seller
So is Cameron Diaz’s book about anatomy.
Katy Perry Is the First Person With 50 Million Twitter Followers
That’s 0.7 percent of the world.
Adventurous Teen Uses 1950s Tips for Popularity
It is a hero’s journey of primping and below-the-knee hemlines.
The Hillary Clinton Catch-22
To succeed, she needs to be liked; to be liked, she needs to temper her success.
For Taylor Swift, Road to Kennedy Compound Paved with
Guess the new neighbor no longer needs to be “star-struck.”