NYT SundayStyles reporter + editor; WSJ alum; mom, techie, yogi, DIYer

Who Owns Helen Gurley Brown’s Legacy?

nytimes.com — From the apartment of Helen Gurley Brown - No. 22D, a turreted quadruplex in the Beresford building on Central Park West - one can glimpse among the sleek modernist skyscrapers in the Manhattan skyline the Norman Foster-designed Hearst Tower directly to the south, a little over a mile away.
Aug 23, 2015

Helen Gurley Brown's Pussycat fund's twisted $ path -- & her demand that Columbia take bars off windows to get $ nyti.ms/1TZnFz0

Aug 23, 2015

Takeaway: Don't make money; if you must, don't die. @katierosman's engrossing look at Helen Gurley Brown's legacy: nytimes.com/2015/08/23/fas…

Aug 22, 2015

Legendary Cosmo editor Helen Gurley Brown died 3yrs ago, leaving behind nearly $200 million...and no heirs. #pussycat nytimes.com/2015/08/23/fas…

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WhoWhatWear’s Celebrity Fashion Sleuths

wsj.com — Last month, Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power had a fashion emergency. They had to identify the designer behind a lacy embroidered vest Kate Moss wore when she was photographed on July 2 in London. And they had to get the information fast.
Aug 13, 2015

$ @WhoWhatWear (which I wrote about in 2009) closed a $8m round, led by Amazon. They Know What She Wore Last Night on.wsj.com/12lE5Zr

Helen Gurley Brown Scholars Redefine ‘Cosmo Girl’

nytimes.com — Given an opportunity on a recent Friday to tour a magnificent New York City four-story penthouse apartment sitting atop the Beresford, one of Central Park West's most famous buildings, a group of 15 teenage girls did what teenage girls do: snapped a bunch of selfies. Snap!
Jul 30, 2015

Love this! Helen Gurley Brown Scholars Redefine ‘Cosmo Girl’ nyti.ms/1JTyQyL Great piece by @katierosman ft @cmwalla (+ omg QUADPLEX)

Jul 30, 2015

RT @GlynnMacN: Love this! Helen Gurley Brown Scholars Redefine ‘Cosmo Girl’ nyti.ms/1JTyQyL Great piece by @katierosman ft @cmwalla (+ omg QUADPLEX)

Jul 30, 2015

Redefining "Cosmo Girl" -- Helen Gurley Brown's estate funds girls' coding program @AMNH founded by @cmwalla #STEM nyti.ms/1JTyQyL

Jul 30, 2015

RT @sallykohn: Redefining "Cosmo Girl" -- Helen Gurley Brown's estate funds girls' coding program @AMNH founded by @cmwalla #STEM nyti.ms/1JTyQyL

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Is There Such a Thing as ‘Ethical Cheating’?

nytimes.com — When the news broke last week that hackers had breached Ashley Madison, the dating website that helps married people find out-of-wedlock romance, the Internet responded with a lot of snark and not much sympathy.
Jul 26, 2015

Married people who cheat on their spouses have found their Pied Piper in Brandon Wade nytimes.com/2015/07/27/fas… #SundayRead @NYTStyles

Jul 26, 2015

“Monogamy is not working for the majority of us,” said Mr. Wade, whose current wife is his third. nyti.ms/1DGCfP8

Jul 26, 2015

RT @nytimes: Water Cooler: Is There Such a Thing as ‘Ethical Cheating’? nyti.ms/1DGEthz

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Recalling Marlene Sanders, a Force in TV Journalism

nytimes.com — In 2000, Cynthia McFadden, the senior legal and investigative correspondent for NBC News, attended a party given by her friend Jeffrey Toobin, a staff writer for The New Yorker and legal analyst for CNN. There, Ms. McFadden was catching up with Mr. Toobin's mother, Marlene Sanders, the pioneering television reporter.
Jul 18, 2015

RT @nytimes: "Never apologize for working. You love what you do, and loving what you do is a great gift to give your child.” nyti.ms/1Ib475f

Jul 18, 2015

RT @nytimes: "Never apologize for working. You love what you do, and loving what you do is a great gift to give your child.” nyti.ms/1Ib475f

Jul 18, 2015

RT @nytimes: "Never apologize for working. You love what you do, and loving what you do is a great gift to give your child.” nyti.ms/1Ib475f

Jul 17, 2015

A couple of old boys tell @katierosman how Marlene Sanders cracked "an old-boys network, almost literally." nyti.ms/1KbJO5k

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The Strange Science of Translating Sarcasm Online

wsj.com — Seriously, did he really mean that? Since the dawn of email, using sarcasm in digital communication has created strife and confusion between friends, colleagues and romantic partners. Sarcasm, after all, is best conveyed using tone of voice, a wink or a nudge.

Amazon struggles to stitch up fashion

smh.com.au — Cathy Beaudoin, president of Amazon Fashion. Photo: Casey Kelbaugh The click-clack that echoed through the loftlike fashion photography studio was the same click-clack that can be heard in fashion offices around New York City: Manolo Blahnik high heels on polished floors.

Amazon Gears Up for New York Fashion Week for Men

nytimes.com — The click-clack that echoed through the loftlike fashion photography studio was the same click-clack that can be heard in fashion offices around New York City: Manolo Blahnik high heels on polished floors. In this instance they were being worn by Cathy Beaudoin, 51, when she paid a visit in mid-June from Seattle to the Williamsburg, Brooklyn, creative headquarters of Amazon Fashion, which Ms. Beaudoin oversees as president.
Jul 08, 2015

Amazon's brand--and its technology--work against its fashion biz: “Our algorithms weren’t made for seasonal buys.” nytimes.com/2015/07/09/fas…

Jul 09, 2015

RT @katierosman: Amazon's brand--and its technology--work against its fashion biz: “Our algorithms weren’t made for seasonal buys.” nytimes.com/2015/07/09/fas…

Jul 09, 2015

.@katierosman captured all the problems and promise of Amazon's foray into high(er) fashion. nytimes.com/2015/07/09/fas…

Jul 09, 2015

AmazonFashion tries to get on the map in NYC: “We used to do all the photography in a fulfillment center in Kentucky” nyti.ms/1fp1sbG

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Girls’ Ideal Hair: Long, Sleek, High School Approved

nytimes.com — As part of a monthly ritual during the school year, Avery Sion, 12, and her friends would hop into the back seat of one of their mothers' cars to get shuttled to a favorite hangout. Avery and her friends were not getting dropped off at the movie theater or at the mall in Bethesda, Md., where they have since completed sixth grade.
Jun 26, 2015

Only a fellow curly-head could write this story: girls like long, straight hair now. nytimes.com/2015/06/28/fas…

Jun 26, 2015

“If I have a keratin treatment before I go, it’ll make my camp life literally so much better.” More sad than funny: nytimes.com/2015/06/28/fas…

Jun 28, 2015

"If I have a keratin treatment before I go, it’ll make my camp life literally so much better." nyti.ms/1JnqZyu

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A Dollar Here, a Dollar There. But So What?

wsj.com — A few out-of-budget small purchases aren't going to break us, writes Katherine Rosman. And they might actually benefit us, giving that little lift that can come from a quiet moment of self-appreciation. That's when a cup of coffee is so much more than a cup of coffee.
Jun 18, 2015

The "Starbucks column" as my editor Larry Rout + I called it. Received some 500 emails related to this one. #wsjperfi wsj.com/articles/SB100…

Jun 18, 2015

RT @katierosman: The "Starbucks column" as my editor Larry Rout + I called it. Received some 500 emails related to this one. #wsjperfi wsj.com/articles/SB100…

Jun 18, 2015

RT @katierosman: The "Starbucks column" as my editor Larry Rout + I called it. Received some 500 emails related to this one. #wsjperfi wsj.com/articles/SB100…

Jun 19, 2015

RT @katierosman: The "Starbucks column" as my editor Larry Rout + I called it. Received some 500 emails related to this one. #wsjperfi wsj.com/articles/SB100…

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Aug 26, 2015

Mike Bloomberg's @Everytown is FB mobilizing, post- #WDBJshooting. My 2014 story on a digitally nimble anti-🔫 group. blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/06…

Aug 26, 2015

In a restrained, powerful essay, @jcheiffetz asks Jeff Bezos to treat employees who are women + parents w/ humanity. medium.com/@jcheiffetz/i-…

Aug 26, 2015

"His puzzles were genuinely funnier than anybody else’s" Merl Reagle, Whose Crossword Puzzles Delighted Solvers, Dies nyti.ms/1LwQuyp

Aug 26, 2015

@brianstelter just went down this rabbit hole, watched video, absolutely horrific

Aug 25, 2015

My former WSJ colleague Lauren Lipton to Arianna Huffington. She has what my daughter calls "girl balls." jimromenesko.com/2015/08/25/jou…

Aug 25, 2015

@EmFairbank When I went to school here, it got you into @RicksCafeA2 ($3), afforded you a $1 pitcher w/ a buck left over for a Back Room🍕.


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