Amanda Fortini

Amanda Fortini is a Slate contributor.

Fashion
Feb. 23 2009 4:32 AMOscar Fashion Report CardThe Cotillard effect, the bead brigade, and the best dress you didn't see on television.
Geezers
Sept. 11 2008 2:56 PMOh, the Wrinkles You'll Get!The history and aesthetics of the lines on your face.
Books
May 2 2008 7:07 AMSpring Books in BriefWhat Slate's reading this spring.
Books
Feb. 1 2008 7:29 AMWinter BooksWhat Slate is reading this winter.
Culturebox
July 2 2007 6:46 AMSo, You Want To Be a Star?Leo Lerman's gossipy journals offer lessons on fame.
Fashion
Feb. 26 2007 5:56 AMFashion Report CardWhich Oscar dresses were best?
Slate's 10th Anniversary
June 21 2006 7:08 AMHello, MoonHas America's low-rise obsession gone too far?
Fashion
Feb. 8 2006 5:28 PMHow the Runway Took OffA brief history of the fashion show.
Fashion
Sept. 27 2005 9:19 PMKate MossThe ironies of her downfall.
Fashion
July 22 2005 5:52 PMThe Great Flip-Flop FlapWhy we scorn the lowly thong.
Fashion
June 8 2005 2:15 PMFashion PlatesThe weird and wonderful dieting advice of Karl Lagerfeld.
Fashion
Jan. 25 2005 1:07 PMAbsolutely FabulousBravo's addictive Project Runway demystifies the design process at the heart of fashion.
Fashion
Oct. 14 2004 1:46 PMIs That a Real Poncho?The hideous new trend afflicting America.
Television
Feb. 10 2004 6:26 PMThe Party's OverThe rise and fall of Tupperware.
Culturebox
Sept. 29 2003 7:05 PMAmateur Night on 72nd StreetGeorge Plimpton ran the Paris Review, played with the Detroit Lions, wrote books, and interviewed Hemingway.
Books
Dec. 22 2008 8:37 AMCutting Through the SmogWhat L.A.'s story can teach the rest of us.
Books
July 7 2008 6:39 AMPain Beyond WordsA poet's quest to capture her excruciating illness.
Fashion
Feb. 25 2008 4:50 AMOscar Fashion Report CardWhy so many black dresses? And which ones were best?
Recycled
Sept. 6 2007 1:06 PMHow the Runway Took OffA brief history of the fashion show.
Theater
April 4 2007 1:49 PMDidion v. DidionIn The Year of Magical Thinking, the writer picks on herself.
Fashion
June 30 2006 6:47 PMThe Devil's in the DetailsWhat the film gets right about fashion magazines.
Obit
June 19 2006 6:07 PMMy Friend and MentorRemembering the New York Review of Books co-editor Barbara Epstein.
Fashion
Dec. 16 2005 5:36 PMNo, Really, You Shouldn't HaveWhy clothes make a terrible gift.
Food
Aug. 10 2005 3:33 PMThe White StuffHow vanilla became shorthand for bland.
Fashion
June 29 2005 7:21 AMDog Day AfternoonWhen summer fashions go bad.
Fashion
Feb. 10 2005 6:59 PMDefending Vogue's Evil GeniusThe brilliance of Anna Wintour.
Fashion
Dec. 9 2004 5:49 PMDirty BootsIs there such a thing as a fashionable, functional winter boot?
Culturebox
April 7 2004 6:41 PMLove Me, Love My TantrumsWhat happened to Courtney in the decade since Kurt Cobain's death?
Fashion
Oct. 10 2003 3:25 PMHello, MoonHas America's low-rise obsession gone too far?
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