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Tory Hoen

Posts by Tory Hoen

Tory Hoen is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor. She spent five years as the Creative Director of Brand at MM.LaFleur (where she founded The M Dash!) and has written for New York Magazine, Fortune, Bon Appétit, and Condé Nast Traveler. She loves doughnuts and inter-species friendships.

Why We Must Re-learn to Be Alone

August 29, 2013

Why We Must Re-learn to Be Alone

Shhhh. Everyone just settle down.

Banish Insomnia with a Little Help from T.S. Eliot

August 16, 2013

Banish Insomnia with a Little Help from T.S. Eliot

A very highbrow way to lull yourself to sleep.

Full Transparency: 2 Clever Products That Will Make You Look Like Yourself (but Better)

April 17, 2014

Full Transparency: 2 Clever Products That Will Make You Look Like Yourself (but Better)

We all want to look put together in the office, but sometimes that sexy cat-eye that seemed like a good…

Who Has the More Ridiculous Lifestyle: Valentino’s Pugs or Karl Lagerfeld’s Cat, Choupette?

March 21, 2014

Who Has the More Ridiculous Lifestyle: Valentino’s Pugs or Karl Lagerfeld’s Cat, Choupette?

Comparing the lives of fashion’s most doted-upon pets.

Tired of Leaning In? Maybe It’s Time To Recline.

February 26, 2014

Tired of Leaning In? Maybe It’s Time To Recline.

Sheryl Sandberg wants us to Lean In. Rosa Brooks wants us to Recline. What’s a working woman to do?

Hey Toyota: Why Are You Still Talking To Little Girls (and Boys) This Way?

February 05, 2014

Hey Toyota: Why Are You Still Talking To Little Girls (and Boys) This Way?

This “cute” Toyota ad makes us wonder: Why are we talking to little girls (and boys) this way?

Paint It Black: 21 LBD’s that Turned Women into Icons

January 06, 2014

Paint It Black: 21 LBD’s that Turned Women into Icons

MM.LaFleur rounds up 21 game-changing LBD’s and the women who wore them right.

How To Quit Your Job in Style

October 16, 2013

How To Quit Your Job in Style

What’s better than landing a job you love? Quitting a job you loathe.

11 Game-Changing Dresses

October 07, 2013

11 Game-Changing Dresses

11 iconic dresses that still shape the way women dress today.

Joan Didion: “When the Twilights Turn Long and Blue”

September 27, 2013

Joan Didion: “When the Twilights Turn Long and Blue”

We could read Joan Didion passages forever.

September 19, 2013

Mood Boosters: The 7-Minute Workout

7 minutes to a happier, healthier day? MM.LaFleur investigates.

On Perfectionism: Why You Shouldn’t Fear Failure

September 09, 2013

On Perfectionism: Why You Shouldn’t Fear Failure

Perfectionism. So overrated.

Hip To Be Square: 15 Mesmerizing Works by Josef Albers

September 05, 2013

Hip To Be Square: 15 Mesmerizing Works by Josef Albers

Feast your eyes on 15 mesmerizing works from abstract artist Josef Albers’s series, Home to the Square.

Return To New York’s Heyday with Poet Frank O’Hara

September 04, 2013

Return To New York’s Heyday with Poet Frank O’Hara

A little poem to set the mood.

Meet the Classiest Call Girl of All Time

August 28, 2013

Meet the Classiest Call Girl of All Time

Catherine Deneuve is prim, proper, and impeccable in the 1967 film “Belle de Jour.”

Why Women Should Be Vexed by Vanity Fair’s 2013 Best-Dressed List

August 19, 2013

Why Women Should Be Vexed by Vanity Fair’s 2013 Best-Dressed List

Vanity Fair’s “Best-Dressed List” usually offers a fun glimpse into some of the world’s most well-funded wardrobes. But this year, it left a bad taste in my mouth.

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