OK, if you love clever photo illustrations as much as I do, you must click on my fun (and very servicey!) new story for Allure:

8 Beauty Products That You Can Use As Self-Defense Weapons — Allure

Speaking of design, if you’re also into cool kicks (who isn’t), check out my profile of Brooklyn-based sneaker brand Greats, whose vision is making quality, classic silhouettes at an affordable price point…and reimagining the borough while they’re at it.

How a Brooklyn Sneaker Brand Out-Classes the Giants — The Bridge

Art directors (and killer crabs), you guys are heroes, and we should all say that more often.