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Anniversary Sale: 14 Casual Pieces That Are Still in Stock

Last week, I posted my work picks for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.  With public access to the sale beginning today the 21st, I wanted to post my favorite (still in stock) casual pieces.  And the best part most of the pieces are under-$100.  (I keep almost buying that AllSaints tote; I either need to buy it or put it out of my mind.) Paige Hoxton Ankle Jeans ($99) Several of my friends purchased these jeans, every one of them said they were a must. Plus Size Karen Kane Bell Sleeve Dress ($105) Steve Madden Effect Bootie ($87)…

The Workday Reading: July 19, 2017

The blog is a little slow this week.  There are two reasons for this. First, the new design is launching next Tuesday/Wednesday.  I have final confirmation of this.  It is glorious, but it needs my attention. Second, I started a new job this week.  I am somehow back on the political campaign trail.  We’ll discuss this more at a later date, but today, as I was editing a donor list, I kept thinking, “I feel 25 again, but with grey hair and cellulite.” *** 1) How I stopped checking my phone, and started using it with intention. (Medium) 2) LK…

Ask The Edit: 14 Tips for Bar Exam Takers

Next week, the newest crop of aspiring lawyers will walk into convention centers and lecture halls to take the 2017 Summer Bar Exam.   To those about to rock, I salute you.  Yesterday, one of your fellow victims test-takers asked for some advice about preparing for the exam. So I’ve compiled the best advice I received and the best decisions I made (or didn’t) below. To those who have no interest in this post, check back tomorrow for new fashion content and return to your blissfully bar-free lives.  If you intend to read on, be prepared, this is the longest post…

The Workday Reading: July 17, 2017

*** 1) How to avoid being pulled into drama when someone is fired. (Ask a Manager) 2) This black-and-white bag from Cole Haan is versatile and on sale. 3) Conversation starters for your next first date. (Refinery29) 4) Want a white suit? I’m deciding between this tweed one and this bow-collar one. 5) How to respond to a passive-aggressive co-worker. (Washington Post) 6) LOFT Musts: this pink sheath, this striped open cardigan, this floral henley dress. 7) How to hack your bar order to make it healthier. (Well + Good) 8) I love this pom-pom top from BR.  Also, these…