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Knitting My Own Clothes Let Me See My Body Clearly

"There is such power in creating something designed to fit only you. It’s a quiet fuck-you to any clothing company or magazine or person that’s ever made you feel less." An excerpt from Alanna Okun's essay collection The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater.

Alanna Okun One year ago

33 DIY Gifts That'll Make People Say "You MADE That?!"

It's the thought that counts, but you may as well make it cute too.

Alanna Okun 2 years ago

Here's The Perfect Way To Welcome 2017

A rememberlutions jar is a fantastic alternative (or addition!) to New Year's resolutions.

Alanna Okun 2 years ago

How Many Extremely 2016 Trends Did You Participate In?

What do you mean, they don't make rose gold cactus-shaped pool floaties?!?

Alanna Okun 2 years ago

IMO, Early December Is The Best Time To Start New Year's Resolutions

In praise of the early-December start date.

Alanna Okun 2 years ago
Alanna Okun 2 years ago

19 Totally R-Rated Holiday Cards

I saw Mommy [redacted] Santa Claus...

Alanna Okun 2 years ago

18 Products The World Never Asked For

"It's like underpants, but for wine."

Alanna Okun 3 years ago

21 Gifts You Should Probably Just Keep For Yourself

Nobody deserves a Viking drinking horn quite like you do.

Alanna Okun 3 years ago
Alanna Okun 3 years ago

18 Gifts For The Laziest Person In Your Life

You're not lazy, you're just incredibly efficient.

Alanna Okun 3 years ago

Here's What We Think Of The New Pokémon Game

Professor Kukui is slightly bae tbh.

Alanna Okun 3 years ago

19 Delightful Harry Potter–Inspired Things For Your Office

Accio every cute notebook in existence.

Alanna Okun 3 years ago

15 Ridiculous Life Hacks That Will Vastly Improve Your Day

All you need is 57 DVDs of "Click" and a dream.

Alanna Okun 3 years ago

22 Underrated Products That'll Make Your Home So Much Better

Don't let anyone tell you that you don't deserve fancy-ass jars.

Alanna Okun 3 years ago

Show Us A Mistake That Turned Out To Be Beautiful

Because no art (or anything else) is perfect.

Alanna Okun 3 years ago

9 Incredible Bras That Are Saving Our Boobs Right Now

BuzzFeed editors give thanks for the support.

Nora Whelan 3 years ago

24 Extremely Dope Halloween Pumpkins

Yer a pumpkin, Harry.

Alanna Okun 3 years ago

Which Uncomfortably Sexual Halloween Costume Should You Wear?

Are you a sexy ear of corn or a sultry Spongebob?

Alanna Okun 3 years ago

Show Us The Best Pumpkin You've Ever Decorated

It's not Halloween until you've plunged your hand into some pumpkin guts.

Alanna Okun 3 years ago