Haley Mlotek

Haley Mlotek

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Fashion Week Returns, Yet Again

Today is the first day of the rest of your life. No, jk, today is the first day of New York Fashion Week, which also marks the beginning of Fashion Month – after New York, London, Milan, and Paris Fashion Week follow. READ MORE

I'm Very Into You: Chris Kraus on Kathy Acker

By turns languid and frantic, Acker and Wark’s correspondence unfolds as a kind of adult romance: a journey with words through distance toward connection and knowledge. In his second email to Acker, Wark asks: “Do we need to analyze our encounter with each other? Or can we just assume it, and see what kind of dialogue it anchors to a start in time?” Time was among the many productive obstacles to their virtual connection. A difference of seventeen hours lay between them. They inhabited different continents and different days. He had a tenure-track job and various lovers in Sydney; she was about to resume her part-time teaching job at the San Francisco Art Institute. READ MORE

The Call Is Coming From Inside The Gentlewoman's House

The Gentlewoman, I believe, is not so much a magazine as it is a disturbingly accurate portrayal of what I wish the inside of my brain looked like, and I sometimes wonder if their editors keep one of those string phones pressed up against the windows of its readers' apartments, listening intently as we feverishly discuss the women we are currently obsessed with, and then, I imagine, calmly striding over to the centre of their minimalist yet chic office, pushing an orchid to the side, picking up an elegant rotary phone, and saying in a low, even voice, "Get me Robyn." READ MORE

Hello Again.

Hello! I'm Haley, the third editor of The Hairpin. Today is my first "official" day, but since it's a holiday, I'm just posting my introduction, Jazmine's introduction, and then going back to bed. We – and by that I mean myself and all you beautiful, perfect, intelligent, well-dressed, nice-smelling Hairpin readers – will start for real tomorrow. READ MORE

11 Facts About Victoria Grayson's Calligraphy-Covered Fabric Throne

1. The chair lists the names and fears of all her previous assistants. READ MORE

Things I Cannot Do With a 3D iPhone Case

Cannot lay iPhone face-up flat on a table.

Cannot slip iPhone into any pocket on any item of clothing.

Cannot get the sparkle out from the bottom of my bag.

Cannot use iPhone in any sort of professional business setting.

Cannot explain why I have such an item to my boss/colleagues/grandmother/etc.

Cannot figure out how to get it off.

Cannot ever go back to using a regular iPhone case.

Things I can do with a 3D iPhone Case:

Have the coolest fucking iPhone case.


Haley Mlotek likes attaching tacky 3D elements to cell phones and/or body parts.

Things I Cannot Do With 3D Nails

Cannot retrieve keys from small pocket inside purse. READ MORE

Friday Bargain Bin: Intern Edition


Explaining Rob Ford to Americans

Rob Ford is the mayor of Toronto. READ MORE