Long Reads

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

“My dad may no longer be here, but please don’t forget me on Father’s Day”

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    An open letter to all the single dads, from a woman who was raised by one

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    How women fought for their right to play football after it was deemed “quite unsuitable for females”

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    Why do I care so much about tracking my health?

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    Why, in 2019, are women still ridiculously underrepresented in top animation roles?

    A new study has found only 3% of recent animation films were directed by women.

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    Christobel Hastings
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    A sleep expert explains when to drink caffeine and why not to sleep with your phone in the bedroom

    Sleep psychologist Hope Bastine gives her top tips.

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    Sarah Biddlecombe
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    “Gwyneth Paltrow’s favourite shaman gave me a ‘full reboot’, with unexpected results”

    Hannah-Rose Yee didn’t know what to expect from her shamanic healing session, but it certainly wasn’t this…

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    “Why Mindy Kaling’s Ms Marvel news is such a big deal”

    “I want to see superheroes that reflect the world I live in”

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    Sarah Shaffi
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    The Handmaid's Tale to Stranger Things: What to eat at TV viewing parties

    Lily loves entertaining and TV, so author of The Little Library Cookbook Kate Young teams the best of the small screen with foods to match

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    Chloe Gray
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    Reuben Dangoor: Lily Allen talks to the grime artist

    “I’ve always wanted to work with Reuben Dangoor,” says Lily of the Hackney-born painter and illustrator. Stylist talks to Dangoor about grime, side hustles and

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    Elena Chabo
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  • THE HANDMAID'S TALE -- "The Word" -- Episode 213 -- Serena and the other Wives strive to make change. Emily learns more about her new Commander. Offred faces a difficult decision. Offred (Elisabeth Moss) and Ofglen (Alexis Bledel), shown. (Photo by: George Kraychyk/Hulu)
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    The Handmaid’s Tale recap: the heart-breaking truth about Emily and baby Nicole

    Think Alexis Bledel’s character is going to get a happy ever after? Think again, says Stylist’s Kayleigh Dray.

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    “The rule that helped me get a grip on my out-of-control social calendar”

    Struggling with social burnout? Poorna Bell knows exactly how you feel – but, better still, she has a tried-and-tested solution, too.

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    What it was really like to be a part of the Ford Dagenham strike

    "People were so surprised that women were going out and fighting for themselves."

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    Sarah Biddlecombe
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    “All bodies deserve kit that fits. Nike just made me feel like I belong”

    Just because you can’t see someone’s strength, dedication, discipline and skill doesn’t mean it isn’t there.

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    Billie Bhatia
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    Why are people boycotting Netflix?

    The reason is completely unfounded.

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    The Game of Thrones characters you’re guaranteed to meet at every hen party

    When you join the bachelorette WhatsApp group, you win or you die…

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    Kayleigh Dray
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    How New York, Illinois and Nevada are fighting to protect abortion rights

    "We’re not going back to coat hangers, we’re not going back to dying. We’re not going back."

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    “How I learned to accept compliments with zero awkwardness”

    Hypnotherapist Chloe Brotheridge used to shyly bat compliments away – but now she’s taught herself to accept them like a boss.

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    Why it’s better to be a cook than a chef, according to Asma Khan

    Asma Khan, the first British chef to appear on Netflix’s Chef’s Table, is changing the restaurant game with her all-female kitchen.

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    Sarah Shaffi
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    Louisiana just voted to ban abortion. How can the Heartbeat Bill be stopped?

    Another American state has passed draconian abortion law reforms. How can the Heartbeat Bill be defeated?

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    Why music is vital for my mental health

    Meet my therapists: Beyonce, Lizzo and Lauryn Hill

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  • Why do millennial myths persist?
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    An open letter from a “lazy, spoilt and self-obsessed” millennial

    We're actually stressed, in debt, and hard-working.

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    Poorna Bell: “A message to any man who’s afraid to date me because of what I’ve been through”

    Writer Poorna Bell's husband died by suicide in 2015. Here, she explores how this trauma makes her appears to perspective dates

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    “The media’s sexism towards Theresa May obscures the real criticism we should be levelling at her”

    Outdated sexist attitudes mean we're not actually examining the policies May enacted.

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