I feel inadequate because I don’t have 10,000 Instagram followers, because I’m not an “it girl” or an influencer, and because I don’t fit my own skewed definition of “cool on the internet”. I know I’m not alone in this feeling. Can I feel significant offline… without being significant online?
finding home within yourself is the difference between being alone and being lonely. allow yourself to enjoy being alone, and if you ever feel lonely, just know that your home will always be there, waiting for you.
Ellie Rosenwasser lays down some real wisdom in her dissection of smooth-talking boys and “the scene” of arts and music: “The lesson I’ve learned is to not mess around with skaters who allude to promises of truth and sensitivity. I’m taking the high road and staying the hell away from charming, lanky, white boy musicians with jawlines that could pierce my skin if they tried.”
Zoe Allen shares her all-too-familiar experience the anxiety of trying to create a perception of oneself on social media. “It is human to care, but I am sick of caring this much.”
Modern Girl Kristen shares with us some of her favorite books and movies from a Sexual Identity & Culture course she took at her college.
We love The Strokes and cherish them deeply for this gift they gave to us 15 years ago – we only hope you feel the same. The following are our love letters to this album, and all the reasons we’ll still be listening 15 years on.
There’s few things as rock ‘n roll, versatile, and unabashedly customizable as a classic denim (or leather! or fur!) jacket – or, if you’re Justin Timberlake, a denim-on-denim-on-denim tuxedo. For Modern Girls, a signature jacket is more than just a statement – it’s a story. Even if our personalized jackets didn’t make the 2001 AMAs red carpet (and the scrutinizing gaze of early 2000s fashion blogs), their stories are still worth being told.
Meet our newest editor, Chaia!
There’s nothing more fun than swapping music with your friends, so we put together some playlists that we will change at the beginning of every month for you to check out on our Spotify channel.
Get to know one of our founders, Jeanette, and listen to her personal playlist!