Theresa Avila
Theresa Avila

Theresa is a staff writer covering all things style for Mic. A recent graduate of Columbia Journalism School, Theresa did radio reporting and focused on the public education system in New York City. She's a proud member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and was part of its 2015 Student Projects. You can send her a note in English, español, or Spanglish at theresa@mic.com.

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Jan. 12, 2016

This Plus-Size Blogger Just Unveiled the Kind of Swimsuits Women Really Need

Meet the "Queen of the Bikini."

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Jan. 11, 2016

Here's the Truth About Yoga, From the Plus-Size Star Who's Making Waves

The journey isn't always what you expect.
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Jan. 11, 2016
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Jan. 8, 2016

Meet the Women Who Want You to Call Them "Fat" 

Take that, body-shamers.
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Jan. 7, 2016

Amandla Stenberg Sums Up the True Beauty of Natural Hair

"When I started wearing it natural, it felt like I was blossoming..."
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Jan. 7, 2016

Forever 21's New Workout Collection Has an Important Message to Send

Because curvy girls work out too.

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Jan. 7, 2016

Marc Jacobs' Newest Ad Isn't Just Beautiful — It Tells a Powerful Story About Equality

"They embody and celebrate the spirit and beauty of equality."
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Jan. 6, 2016
Jan. 6, 2016

The Simple Secret to Getting the Most-Liked Picture on Instagram Ever 

All with a little help from ... chopsticks?
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Jan. 6, 2016

Can Your Star Sign Determine Your Beauty Routine?

Some brands think it can.
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Jan. 5, 2016

There Are Now Self-Heating Sneakers for People Who Are Always Cold

110 Fahrenheit, anyone?

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Jan. 4, 2016

Dolce and Gabbana's New Ads Feature "Chinese Tourists"

Is this the best way to appeal to Chinese shoppers?
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Jan. 4, 2016

This Phone Case May Be a Game-Changer for Your Selfies

Say "hello" to perfect lighting — all the time.
Dec. 31, 2015

There's Something Wrong With the Korean Beauty Craze

And it's not about the products.
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Dec. 31, 2015

This 'OITNB' Star Has a Powerful Message for Clothing Brands That Only Make Small Sizes

It's not going to stop her from her stylish choices.
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Dec. 30, 2015

Native American Designers Are Behind More Clothes Than You Realize 

Learn their names.

Dec. 30, 2015

Can You Spot Why This Old Navy T-Shirt for Girls Is Pissing off the Internet?

Why do companies always have to screw it up?
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Dec. 28, 2015

Forget Contouring — Here's the Important Beauty Trend You Need to Know About

And it's a growing industry potentially worth billions.
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Dec. 24, 2015

A Bra "Try-On" Truck Going to Drive Around to Help Women Find the Best Bras

Because why drive to the store when it can come to you?
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Dec. 23, 2015

This Bikini Ad Was One of the Most Important Moments in 2015 — Here's Why

In case you needed a reminder that curves are sexy...