Baby Botox and Cadre Chic
after school weekend edition
Hi friends! Welcome back to After School ✨weekend edition✨, an extra long and extra opinionated youth culture digest for paid subscribers. Unsure about upgrading? Next week, I have a special back-to-school edition in the works, if you’re into that.
Happy (almost) Labor Day! It’s the absolute best weekend to be in New York — because everyone else leaves — so I’m looking forward to chilling big-time: plans include eating pizza, sipping chilled red, and luxuriating in the sun at the Rockaways.
But first! Today we’ll be taking a look at the biggest micro trends of the week, including…
The “cool” plastic surgery among twentysomethings
The “future of skincare” (it’s an injectable 🤪)
The chicest purse “out East”
The it bag for fall
The drink of the summer isn’t a drink at all
Unless it’s a martini?
Fashion's new Gen Z “cult favorite”
TikTok’s song of the summer
VC fundraising via Venmo
Plus: Breakup curses! Ketamine therapy! Cargo pants! And so much more! Usually the internet is pretty quiet the week leading up to a holiday weekend, but not this week (which, I think, suggests it’s going to be a very lively fall).
Hope you enjoy — and have a great long weekend.