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Our issue by the numbers • What it took to make this mag.
Questions from the editor
the cosmo quiz
Let’s talk MLMs • Is it still a “side hustle” if you lose money?
A peek into your soul group chat while planning that post-pandemic trip • One truly chaotic ride from the creators of Hey Ladies!, your fave fictional internet series about a group of friends on a never-ending reply-all thread.
Just a list of JUICIEST CELEB ALL THE MEMOIRS
Dear Evan Hansen’s Isaac Powell made you the perfect ’90s jam list • Bc you need something to listen to after watching (and rewatching) him shine in the musical’s new movie adaptation.
The everything-you-didn’t-know oral history of THE PRINCESS DIARIES • How a movie that almost didn’t get made became an instant classic.
Taylor Zakhar Perez • My cheeky Friday-night phone call with human Renaissance sculpture
Just a list of PRETTY VERY FALL TRENDS • YOU’LL WANNA WEAR IMMEDIATELY
2 MINISKIRTS • You know that outdated school-uniform rule that says your hem should be longer than your fingertips at your sides? Burn that sh*t to the ground with any of these pieces.
3 STATEMENT TIGHTS • A very chic solution if you’re cold in the aforementioned style.
4 BROOCHES • Do not underestimate the powers of this itsybitsy glittery thing. I gotta warn you though: She will instantly (and deservedly) become the star of your lewk, so you need to be comfortable giving up the spotlight.
5 PLATFORMS • Your go-to pandemic fuzzy slippers could NEVER reach these heights.
6 SNOODS • Presenting: the offspring of a hood and a turtleneck. Aka a cozy dream.
7 QUILTING • Sooo, your clothes are missing something. And that something is puffy shapes, obv. Get into the w-a-r-m-t-h and make Grandma proud all at the Same. Damn. Time.
8 METALLIC • In the immortal words of RiRi, “Shine bright like a diamond”…or the foil wrapped around your Chipotle burrito. Either way.
9 CLOGS • The soles may be loud, but at least everyone knows when you’ve arrived, honey!
10 RETRO HEADSCARVES • All you need now is a classic convertible to make it a whole thing.
11 HEAD-TO -TOE BRIGHTS • Pick a color, any color! Preferably something bold. Got it? Good. Now go balls to the wall and wear it and only it.
12 TOTES • The bag you can carry your entire life in is back! Phone, keys, laptop, lunch, second pair of shoes, five lipsticks, small puppy—it fits.
13 GLOVES • Protective, stylish, and oh so extra. Opera tix not required but definitely a nice-to-have.
14 VESTS • Can confirm this sweater-tank hybrid is here to stay, baby. Just embrace it.
15 FRINGE • Choose your fighter: old Hollywood glam or Western-inspired chic. Then channel either or both with this twirl-friendly trend.
Just a list of things that TELL ME YOU’RE obsessed • WITH SKINCARE WITHOUT TELLING ME YOU’RE OBSESSED WITH SKINCARE
Foundation or concealer… which one comes first? • No friendships were harmed in the making of this story.
Manicures are getting a minimalist makeover • Basic doesn’t always mean bad, ppl.
4 neutrals we love
5 brands to try if you’re overwhelmed by recycling • Game changers for a more eco-friendly routine.
All the mascaras I’ve successfully cried in • Fun fact: Each of these cost way less than my super-expensive...