March 25, 2013

Cover Story

The Retro Wife

Despite being raised to expect equality with men in every aspect of their lives, some young feminists aren’t swayed by the exhortations to lean in at work and have it all. Instead, they find themselves drawn to a more old-fashioned calling: housewife, a job they think must be done well, and can be done well only by them. By Lisa Miller

On the Cover: Kelly Makino and her daughter Lillie. Photograph by Julie Blackmon for New York Magazine. Styling and props by Julie Blackmon.

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