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I was not as wise as Stephanie, who blogs about playing dress-up and getting dumped at Fashion Robot. After getting the brush off — at orientation, no less — she concludes: “I am officially becoming a lesbian or something. All dudes are too fucking girly.” Well put.

Stephanie recently discovered the sub-cultural history of Doc Martens, which I really thought had gone out of style forever. I’m pretty sure mine got incinerated.