Arabelle Sicardi

Arabelle Sicardi

I'm a fashion and beauty writer.

I write about beauty, fashion, feminism and identity for a bunch of different places.

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The Best Time I Got Sent to "Pray-Away-the-Gay" Bible Yoga Camp ...

The Best Time I Got Sent to "Pray-Away-the-Gay" Bib...

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Spell Book of Beauty

I’ve talked about makeup as magic before—it bleeds through my work. Sometimes I take the message literally and make beauty a ritual to do in the dark. And you know, it’s always worked, even if not entirely in the ways you would expect it to. Here are a few of my favorite spells.

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Lessons My Closet Taught Me

I just came home from a weekend stranded because two trains caught on fire. Now I am too tired to crawl into bed so I am lying on the floor of my closet. My delicious, walk-in closet, as big as my room, bigger than the studio apartments my friends own. You have to walk through it to get to my room. My walk-in closet makes the increasing chances of death by flaming subway train (or two) seem reasonable to me. My walk-in closet with a rug thick as a blanket. I lie on it and stare at my clothes like they are my psychoanalysts. They are.

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Real Perfumes For Fictional People | The Hairpin

Real Perfumes For Fictional People | The Hairpin

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Commodity Fetish: This Is Not Really What a Feminist Looks Like | The Hairpin

Commodity Fetish: This Is Not Really What a Feminis...

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Ladies First...

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Modern Reasons for Admission

May 1, 2014 ... Arabelle Sicardi » Lessons My Closet Taught Me. Arabelle Sicardi. Safa Jinje » Lending Fiction To Her Facts: The Legacy of Coco Chanel....

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Cinco de Mayo: The No-Stress-a Fiesta

May 1, 2014 ... Chloe Angyal » The Hairpin Rom Com Club: Funny Face. Chloe Angyal. Arabelle Sicardi » Lessons My Closet Taught Me. Arabelle Sicardi....

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GOOPify Your Sweatshirt, With Googly Eyes

Nov 19, 2013 ... Chloe Angyal » The Hairpin Rom Com Club: Funny Face. Chloe Angyal. Arabelle Sicardi » Lessons My Closet Taught Me. Arabelle Sicardi....

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Benedict Cumberbatch Does Thing

Dec 5, 2013 ... Chloe Angyal » The Hairpin Rom Com Club: Funny Face. Chloe Angyal. Arabelle Sicardi » Lessons My Closet Taught Me. Arabelle Sicardi....

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Santa, You Dropped Something

Dec 21, 2011 ... Arabelle Sicardi » Lessons My Closet Taught Me. Arabelle Sicardi. Safa Jinje » Lending Fiction To Her Facts: The Legacy of Coco Chanel....