By Zoe Foster
If the satan wears Prada, then God wears l. a. Mer.
Hannah Atkins - the woman probably to be carrying unblended beginning, orange wrists or a wobbly path of liquid eyeliner - has bluffed her approach into the location of good looks editor at Gloss journal. simply as she's carving a direction into the glossy international of guerrilla air kisses, achingly hip PR campaigns and goodie-bag overload, she reads approximately her boyfriend and one other woman within the gossip pages of the neighborhood rag. Then she will get dumped. by means of text.
Vowing to claw again a few dignity and make her ex remorse what he's performed, Hannah adopts a manifesto of hardcore ideas. Don't turn into top pals with the feared women at paintings. Don't drink fourteen glasses of Moët & Chandon at PR launches. Don't move domestic with irrelevant males. and definitely don't get all besotted together with your top friend's brother.
As her ideas begin to slip away, Hannah reveals herself having to settle on extra vital issues than simply definitely the right coloration of lip gloss . . .
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Mom is an interior decorator. It’s in her nature to want everything to be pretty. And also, no matter what the religion of the man she married, she is also very much a Jewish mother; some might say it’s in her nature to be critical in, of course, a loving, albeit slightly annoying way. I don’t have an excuse for Evan. The taxi pulls up outside of Evan’s building, and, as has been happening lately, I am overwhelmed by the desire to be in my own apartment. And maybe that doesn’t necessarily have to be a comment on how I feel about Evan, maybe it’s just because all my stuff is there, and Evan has really bad pillows.
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I look behind him, across Columbus Avenue and into the store that’s right across the street. I focus on the mannequins in the window: they’re not whole mannequins, they’re just the legs, wearing pants. “Maybe it’s not always about being easy for you,” Evan says, drawing my attention back to him, away from the pants. “Maybe you’d just want to sleep at my apartment because sometimes it’s nice for me to stay at my apartment? ” He stares at me, eyes bulging accusingly. I can see that this is not the exact best time to say that generally we do stay at his apartment, and that if you counted all the times he’s slept at my apartment, and then counted all the times I’ve slept at his apartment, his apartment—with all the messiness everywhere, covering every single surface, with the complete lack of any pillows that are either decorative or soft—would come out on top.