I'm a New York-based writer, editor and multimedia journalist. I write on gender, culture, teens & trends for the New York Times, The Atlantic, Cosmo & Time, where I'm a contributing columnist. I'm also a contributing editor for Sheryl Sandberg's women's org, Lean In. Past Lives: Executive Editor of TUMBLR, Senior Editor at NEWSWEEK.
“There’s something about jumping for a bouquet that reflects the era, not so long ago, when getting married was seen as the pinnacle of a woman’s existence. Despite what rom-coms might have us believe, most women who are old enough to have C-suite jobs and mortgages don’t relish the opportunity to catch airborne hydrangeas.”
My piece in Sunday’s NYT about the death of the wedding bouquet toss.