Deep Dives

image Why So Many Women Are Embracing a New Kind of Sobriety

Liquor no longer holds the allure it once did for “sober curious” women.

image “I Was Illegally Billed Seven Times for My Rape”

When hospital bills for her rape kit sent Cate Smithson to collections, she didn't just get mad. She overhauled the system.


image Tomi Adeyemi Makes Magic. Again.

With the highly anticipated sequel to Children of Blood and Bone, the 26-year-old proves she's just getting started.


image The Made-for-TV War for Christmas

Spreading holiday cheer, one saccharine movie at a time, is big business.


image Marie Claire's Guide to Elevated Airport Dressing

Let's fly in high-style again.

image The Rise of Daisy Ridley

In next month's 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,' she bids goodbye to feminist force Rey and embarks on her next adventure.



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image Will Worship for Likes

Is Churchome's Instagrammable message truly reframing Christianity or simply helping the organization rake in millions?

image Ella Balinska Is Not Your Mom's Angel

The breakout star of the new Charlie's Angels shatters the action-hero mold.


image Why Are American Doctors Performing Virginity Tests?

No procedure exists that can prove virginity, yet dangerously unscientific virginity tests occur regularly—even in the United States.


image In Afghanistan, Women Are Winning the Fight Against Virginity Testing

A new ruling brings women one step closer to ridding themselves of the sham procedure for good.


image Young, Bold, Impressive: 25-Year-Old Women Who Are Forging the Future

From environmental science to adaptive wear, these young women are changing the game.

image When Did Work Get So Woo-Woo?

Executives at startups and in Silicon Valley are turning to the metaphysical to get ahead at work.



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image Announcing Marie Claire's 7th Annual New Guard

Meet 50 women who made bold moves, raised major capital, and wowed us with their fearless vision.

image Kathryn Morgan Takes Center Stage Once Again

Seven years after complications from Hashimoto's thyroiditis ended her blossoming career with New York City Ballet, the 30-year-old is back in the spotlight.


image The Next 25 Years of Beauty

What incredible products, treatments, and technologies are on our horizon?


image All Hail Regina King

The actress is finally getting her due. Coming up next? A superhero role in HBO’s 'Watchmen' series.


image The Timely Return of Nancy Drew

This month, the boundary-pushing sleuth lands on the small screen in the CW’s new Nancy Drew series. But she was always a YA badass.

image Hannah Brown Isn’t Settling Anymore

The beloved Bachelorette opens up about Luke, Jed, and what’s next for her: “I am totally okay on my own.”



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image Maddie Ziegler on Her Next Move

Maddie Ziegler has done a lot in 17 years—and with her first starring role coming this year in the Sia-directed Music, she's just warming up.

image 25 Women Changing the Future

Celebrating 25 years of revolutionary women.


image Lauren Duca on Lauren Duca

The writer/talking head/Twitter incendiary the internet loves to hate always has more to say...


image I Was Adopted by a Sex Offender

How my stepfather's past changed my future.


image Awkwafina Never Thought She'd End Up Here

By shifting seamlessly from comic genius to dramatic force, social media to silver screen, she represents a next-level kind of stardom.

image Kacey Musgraves Doesn't Want Your Permission

By proving progressive, provocative voices like hers deserve to be heard, she’s redefining country music for a new generation.



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