BIO

Jagger Blaec is a freelance professional journalist located in Portland, Oregon. She began her career as a writer after college, when her dreams of being a hand model were tragically cut short. She currently writes about weddings, cannabis, body positivity, and intersectional feminism. Her work has been published in Greatist magazine, O Magazine, Huffington Post, and more. Blaec is a newlywed with a furbaby named Ralf Garfunkel.  Look forward to her weekly recaps of the upcoming season of "The Bachelorette" on Ravishly. Until then you can follow her on Twitter @basicblaecgirl

Jagger Blaec's Articles

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Bachelorette Recap: The Colorblind Bachelorette

Fortunately, the first episode isn't as overtly terrible as I had initially anticipated.
Jagger Blaec    |   05.23.17 7am   |   SHARE
Image via YouTube (ABC)

Meet The New Definition of Struggle: Introducing The Bachelorette’s Bleak Roster

This season’s bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, impressed America on the most recent season of The Bachelor. But now that she’s here, it seems like ABC has no idea what the heck to do with her.
Jagger Blaec    |   05.18.17 9am   |   SHARE
Image: Instagram/ supremedreams_1

Black Excellence Evolving: 9 Black Millennials Who Are Ready For Higher Education

These proud black millennials have discovered how to celebrate their excellence by infusing pride and culture into their academic achievements.
Jagger Blaec    |   05.5.17 12am   |   SHARE
Image via Twitter/ @girlswithtoys

Congratulations, Shea Moisture! You Played Yourself 

This week, a commercial produced by the hair-care brand Shea Moisture went viral for all the wrong reasons.
Jagger Blaec    |   04.28.17 10am   |   SHARE

Addicted To Nostalgia: Vintage Estate Sales, My Mother, And Me

From a distance, a vintage girl can seem charming and lovably odd until you realize that she literally comes with a ton of baggage.
Jagger Blaec    |   04.25.17 12am   |   SHARE
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The Exploitative Mess Of "Mama June: From Not To Hot"

Mama June does not deserve to be stripped of her humanity so WeTv can have another hit program.
Jagger Blaec    |   03.2.17 7am   |   SHARE
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“Get Out”: A Film In Black And White 

Even if you think you're prepared for what to expect from Get Out, you're not.
Jagger Blaec    |   02.28.17 12am   |   SHARE
One of last night's top looks. (image via Instagram/ moda_police)

The 6 Best Red Carpet Trends Seen At The 2017 Oscars 

Jagger Blaec gives us our her favorite looks from last night's red carpet at the 2017 Oscars.
Jagger Blaec    |   02.27.17 1pm   |   SHARE
Image via Instagram (@theacademy)

Awards Season Red Carpet Watching IS My Sport 

Despite being a stereotypical interpretation of gender norms, the fact is that just like my husband anticipates the start of EVERY sports season, I am equally eager to watch my favorite stars blitz... Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   02.23.17 5am   |   SHARE
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Dear CoverGirl: Replace James Charles With One Of These #BeautyBoys

Thursday afternoon, CoverGirl Ambassador James Charles sent out a racist tweet. Why is this problematic? Because of the unrelenting negative stereotypes associated with the continent of Africa. The... Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   02.21.17 12am   |   SHARE