Abigail Gilman

Writer. Editor. Proud Cyclone.

Ames, Iowa

Abigail Gilman

Aspiring writer and editor. Former Texas Monthly and Nylon editorial intern. Current intern at Meredith Corporation. Iowa State University alumna class of 2014.

Go 'Clones.


11 Style Lessons Reese Witherspoon Can Teach Us

From the clad-in-pink head-to-toe Elle Woods to the apple of Johnny Cash's eye, Reese Witherspoon has captured our attention time and time again. And it's not just her on-screen personas that we've fallen for. Here are some of our favorite style lessons from the classy and sassy star. Grab a pen and paper, and study up on these 11 style lessons courtesy of Reese Witherspoon.
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3 Ways to Style a Mini Skirt

Spring means showing off some skin, and what better way than rocking a killer mini skirt? Invest in this sassy silhouette to take your look from day to night, and everything in between. Check out how we're stretching the versatility of this A-line mini. Summer is just around the corner and we know you've been itching to show off those legs.
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Summer Swimwear

We've got summer fever, and for those of you lucky enough to be experiencing warmer weather, we've rounded up our favorite swimwear for the season. From bright colors to daring cutouts, these bold suits will make any body type look great. Still trapped in winter? (Um, hi. Anyone north of the Mason-Dixon line? We feel for you.) Throw your favorites in a bag—don't forget the sunscreen!—and keep driving south. We'll see you on the beach.
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Wild Cat

Chloe Chaidez’s band may be called kitten, but she has claws of steel.

The Comeback Kid

The elusive events of one May night almost altered the rest of his life. Sexual assault charges loomed as his name appeared in media across the nation, prompting the community he grew up in to turn its back. Ethos reveals the man behind the dropped allegations.

Call Time

Success is looking good on these two rising stars—and so are their Baby-Gs.

On The Right Track

Fresh off the release of the critically-acclaimed second LP, indie-pop royalty Passion Pit brings the dance-ready sound of Gossamer to the stage.

Ride With Me

The Vampire Diaries’ Kat Graham weaves some practical magic in fall’s equestrian and military-inspired pieces.

Good Listener

This week, music intern Abby Gilman takes over the reins of Good Listener. Here are her picks – how'd she do?

Love and ballroom dancing

I’m swirling and twirling, my feet gliding across the floor as if retracing the steps by memory. The dim lights and shadowed shapes melt together, creating a watercolor of fleeting visions. “I think we should try out for So You Think You Can Dance,” I half yell, half spit at my 20-something trust-fund partner.

Get to Know Matt & Kim

From the determined “Not That Bad” to the dance-ready single “Let’s Go,” Lightning, produced in their Brooklyn bedroom, follows in true Matt & Kim fashion with giddy beats and playful lyrics. A departure from Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino’s widely-successful 2010 release Sidewalks, “I Wonder” offers new arrangements and tests ideas borrowed from hip-hop and pop chart-toppers.

Style Wars

With street style becoming a more prominent source of inspiration for the fashion-minded, where does that leave runway? TREND talked to Rachel Nguyen & Glamour assistant Ranya Barrett to find out.


Abigail Gilman

Iowa born-and-raised, I am in the final stretch as a journalism major—there are minors in apparel merchandising and entrepreneurial studies squeezed in, too—at Iowa State University. Cedar Rapids is my hometown, but I grew up attending Iowa State football and basketball games every season (no joke, I’m wearing a Lil’ Clone Club T-shirt I got when I was 9 as I write this—yes, it still fits, kind of).

I’m currently an editorial intern for Divine Caroline, a Meredith Corporation publication, and articles editor for the award-winning Ethos magazine, an ISU student-run publication. I've been so fortunate to learn from the editors of Texas Monthly and Nylon magazines, where I spent my past two summers interning. Check out my résumé, just to the right, for more information on my experiences.

Questions? Comments? Just wanna chat? Tweet, message, email it all my way.



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