I was an obsessive Man Repeller fan for years. Here’s why I’m not mourning the fashion site’s demise.

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Oct 28, 2020 · 6 min read

The site formerly known as Man Repeller and its founder Leandra Medine Cohen used to represent who I wanted to be. But the brand ran its course.

Repeller has shut down operations.
Repeller has shut down operations.
Repeller has shut down operations. Photo: Rachel Askinasi/Insider

By Rachel Askinasi

After a decade of “Sex and the City” references and “arm party” bracelet stacks, fashion and lifestyle…

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