Another year has come and gone, and with it were a bunch of beauty, style, relationship, wellness and pop culture articles that we seriously loved putting together for you. Thank you for reading!
Because we’re all about convenience, we’ve put your 16 fave 29Secrets articles in one place, so you can take a look back on what you were reading (and we were writing) throughout 2022 with ease… You’re welcome!
Without further ado… Here are the 16 most read articles on that were published on 29Secrets this year:
16. Move Over, Tinder Swindler, It’s Lady Scammer Season
Published: February 16, 2022
When it was released on Netflix, The Tinder Swindler captivated audiences and inspired countless memes… Then in February Inventing Anna, a scripted series documenting the now infamous rise and fall of Anna Sorokin aka Anna Delvey, was released.
15. THE STORY OF: Imelda Marcos’ Legendary Shoe Collection
Published: July 18, 2022
Imelda Marcos’ shoe collection has quite the legacy. But, how did she amass such a collection, and where are those shoes today? Here’s the story of the woman who lived a lavish lifestyle during a time of economic crisis in the Philippines, and the story behind the thousands of pairs of shoes that she left in her closet.
14. Looking Back At ‘The Rosie O’Donnell Show’ 20 Years After It Ended
Published: May 24, 2022
On May 22, 2002, after a wildly successful six-season run, Rosie O’Donnell officially signed off on her Emmy award-winning afternoon talk show. 20 years later we took a look back at when “The Queen of Nice” dominated the daytime dial.
13. 5 Of The Most Disturbing Parts Of Netflix’s ‘Our Father’
Published: May 17, 2022
Our Father tells the true story of Dr. Donald Cline, an Indiana gynecologist and fertility specialist who, unbeknownst to his patients, used his own sperm to inseminate them.
12. The Summer I Learned To Be Quiet (Ish)
Published: July 14, 2022
“I’ve had a long and complicated relationship with summer…”
11. The Enduring Appeal of ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ And Why Michael, Not Jules, Is The Movie’s Real Villain
Published: June 20, 2022
My Best Friend’s Wedding premiered in theatres on June 20th, 1997. Re-watching the film on its 25th anniversary, it’s impossible to deny the film’s endearing charm.
10. 20 Celebrities Who Posed For Abercrombie & Fitch Before They Were Famous
Published: April 19, 2022
On April 19th Netflix released White Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch, a documentary tracing the explosive growth of the fashion and pop culture sensation and how its clothing and seductive marketing dominated youth culture in the 1990s and beyond. We took a look back at 20 celebrities who modelled for Abercrombie & Fitch before they were famous.
9. The Story Behind Roe v. Wade, And What Overturning It Could Mean
Published: May 5, 2022
Breaking down and explaining the origins of Roe in simple, digestible terms.
8. THE STORY OF: The Von Dutch Trucker Hat
Published: May 16, 2022
Here’s the story of how an art dealer, a convicted drug dealer, a competitive-surfer-turned-small-time-gangster and a world martial arts champion all had a hand in launching one of the most memorable fashion brands of all time.
7. Being The Adult I’ve Always Wanted To Be
Published: January 27, 2022
What is adulthood really? A relentless gong show that currently seems only to be getting worse, heaven help us.
6. THE STORY OF: Kate Middleton’s Alexander McQueen Wedding Dress
Published: April 18, 2022
Kate Middleton’s wedding dress remains one of the most loved royal wedding dresses of all time, and is still a reference point for countless brides-to-be looking to emulate her iconic look. Here’s the full story behind the impeccable wedding gown designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.
5. I Don’t Care: Abandoning All I Knew, Finally
Published: February 17, 2022
A humourous list of what 29Secrets contributor Anne T. Donahue is willing to let go of to create more time to watch her stories and ask the cat if he’s her son.
4. THE STORY OF: Björk’s Swan Dress
Published: February 14, 2022
The dress earned a spot on nearly every “worst” Oscar gowns list and was initially a punch line in popular culture, inspiring endless parodies – but it is now firmly enshrined in fashion history. Here’s a look back at the history of Björk’s instantly iconic swan dress.
3. THE STORY OF: Nail Polish
Published: March 14, 2022
Nail polish is a beauty staple beloved by almost everyone. Here’s the fascinating history of nail polish, from the very beginning.
2. The Endless Saga Of Changing
Published: February 10, 2022
There’s a popular consensus among people who’ve been going through anything: at some point, former selves die and out of the ashes emerges the necessary update.
1. THE STORY OF: How “Anti-Supermodel” Kate Moss Pioneered A Whole New Fashion Trend
Published: January 17, 2022
And, finally… our most read story of 2022. In January we looked at how Kate Moss became a trailblazer and a cultural icon and told the story of how Moss became known as the “anti-supermodel” and launched a new era in modelling…though not without a little controversy, of course.