A magazine that invites you to dinner
On the days when our editors are throwing fabulous dinner parties, we still treat every meal like it might be our last. Here we share our recipes for our favorite meals.
Seductresses is a series loosely adapted from Betsy Prioleau's book of the same name. Here Helen America is shedding light on the women who have throughout history weaponized aspects of their femininity as a means to further themselves.
The original femme fatale; carefree culture vulture; “a harlot, yes, but a traitor, never!”
But you can call her Queen Margot, 1553-1615: listen to your heart, except your family is fucking psychotic and wants to kill you, so maybe don’t.
1728-1810. Spy, soldier, Europe’s first openly trans woman?