Long Reads

All of the long form articles from Stylist to bookmark and read on your commute

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    “How Dungeons & Dragons made me a better critical thinker, problem solver and leader”

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    “I need poetry more than it needs me”: Rupi Kaur on how writing saved her

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    “I tried slow living in a remote Welsh cottage, and this is what I learned”

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    Ask Gynae Geek: your most Googled questions about irregular periods, answered

    Are irregular periods caused by stress? And can they affect fertility? Gynae Geek has the answers

    Posted by
    Dr Anita Mitra
    Published
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    Louis Theroux reveals powerful new documentary on motherhood and mental health

    The filmmaker opens up to Stylist about Mothers on the Edge, due to air on BBC2 in May

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
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    “Why Queer Eye is the perfect antidote to toxic masculinity”

    The primary running theme throughout the show is confidence, confidence, confidence

    Posted by
    Paul Wrench
    Published
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    Thousands of girls and women around the world demand action on climate change

    Today’s global strike is the biggest environmental protest in history. Here, 7 girls and women tell Stylist why action should be taken.

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
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    Meet the woman not having children because of climate change

    Emma Olliff explains how her concern about humans' environmental impact led her to decide against having children

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
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    Why the government’s pledge to end period poverty is so vitally important

    “Together we have secured a change that a few years ago seemed inconceivable: a solution to period poverty”

    Posted by
    Laura Coryton
    Published
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    How has the legal industry changed for women in the last 100 years?

    100 years ago, women weren't allowed to practise law in the UK. But is the legal industry still sexist? 3 female lawyers have their say

    Posted by
    Nikki Onafuye
    Published
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    5 women share their views on Michael Jackson ahead of “devastating” documentary

    “I don’t want to listen to his music anymore. I just can’t support it.”

    Posted by
    Jessica Morgan
    Published
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    “Why 30 should no longer be our benchmark for success”

    So what if you haven’t got everything sorted by 30? Life is a journey, and it’s time we learned to enjoy the ride

    Posted by
    Elizabeth Sulis Kim
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    “How becoming the breadwinner changed my relationship with my husband”

    Sara Tasker's husband used to earn 50% more than her. Now she pays him a salary to be a house husband

    Posted by
    Sara Tasker
    Published
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    “Like Shamima Begum, I was an ISIS bride who fled the UK for Syria. This is my story”

    One woman reveals what it's really like to live as a jihadi bride in Syria

    Posted by
    Chloe Govan
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    “Why looking after plants is the ultimate form of self-care”

    “Of all the things I’ve dabbled in, it’s horticulture that brings me the most heady feeling of calm”

    Posted by
    Kat Poole
    Published
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    “What working with wild wolves taught me about being a woman”

    “In my experience, the world of wolves is a world of women...”

    Posted by
    Elli Radinger
    Published
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    How to maximise your workout according to your hormones

    A personal trainer offers a month-long training plan

    Posted by
    Lucy Fry
    Published
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    It’s 2019. Isn’t it about time we got comfortable with our vaginas?

    44% of British women can’t identify a vagina and 60% can’t label a vulva. Let's change that.

    Posted by
    Rebecca Schiller
    Published
  • Harriet Chavasse, 31, Retail Manager, Thakeham Furniture, Petworth, West Sussex
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    Meet the millennial women dusting down the antiques profession

    The world of antiques has long been a male-dominated industry – until now

    Posted by
    Richard Ginger
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    “What spending a year cooking with grandmothers taught me about love”

    From Italy to Germany, India to Spain, the women I met had invaluable advice to share about relationships

    Posted by
    Anastasia Miari
    Published
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    “This is what I’ve learned from being single for a year”

    Following a disastrous breakup, one woman set out to be relationship-free for a year

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
    Published
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    How a solo Valentine’s Day taught me to be alone without feeling lonely

    “I felt love, and felt loved, that night as I stood alone in a room full of swaying strangers”

    Posted by
    Bre Graham
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