Virginia Postrel
Virginia Postrel

Virginia Postrel is the author of The Power of Glamour: Longing and the Art of Visual Persuasion and a columnist for Bloomberg View. Follow her on Twitter @vpostrel.

Culturebox
May 1 2015 10:28 AMWhat Was the Venus de Milo Doing With Her Arms?3-D printing allows us to test a provocative theory that she was busy spinning thread.
Culturebox
Nov. 6 2013 7:18 AMWhen IHOP Was GlamorousFifty years ago, all anyone wanted was to be “international.”
Culturebox
Feb. 25 2005 7:17 AMOld Hollywood GlamourAnd the man who invented it.
The Vault
May 29 2014 1:15 PMWhat Does This Mean? If Russia Gets Gay With Us She’ll Have Some Pretty Muscular Soldiers to Meet
Design
Sept. 1 2005 1:41 PMHow Modernism Got Its CurvesA look at the extraordinary career of designer Eva Zeisel.
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TV Club
May 5 2015 4:39 PM Mad Men Zinger of the Week: “Lost Horizon” Slate’s TV Club writers pick their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode.