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I Saw It On Social: Third Love Lingerie

There you are, scrolling through Facebook, when a promoted product catches your eye.  It looks interesting, like something you might use.  The splashy video, the bright photos, this could be exactly what you’re looking for!  But do you buy it?  After all, this is Facebook.  Any company with two nickels to rub together can buy an ad on social.  That’s where I come in.  I buy the hot products on social media so you don’t have to, and answer the question, “Do they really do what they claim?” Meet I Saw It On Social. Third Love lingerie has ads on…

The Solution for Sheer Tops

Let’s be real for a second: When was the last time you bought a blouse that was completely opaque?  2005?  During the recession, fabric quality fell through the floor.  Retailers claim that sheer is the “trend” or the “style”, but it’s just a convenient excuse to use cheaper materials.  What I wouldn’t give for an end to this nonsense, but until then, all I can do is wear the right undergarments to make these slightly sheer, semi sheer, and you’re-kidding-me-what-does-this-cover work for the office. To make a sheer blouse work appropriate, you need a camisole or tank underneath.  My tank…

The Workday Reading: April 26, 2017

*** 1) Don’t call me a millenial, I’m an old millenial. (The Cut) 2) Under-$50 steals: On-trend pink pumps, this striped tee, and this bold satchel. 3) Can FortuneFastTrack help you grow your career through coaching? (Fortune) 4) This Caslon open cardigan is perfect for your chilly office, and just $59. 5) How to negotiate your first salary (or your salary at a new job). (Refinery29) 6) 40%-off at BR: I’d buy this cap-sleeve sheath, this scallop jacket, this bow-neck shell. 7) The ‘media bubble’ is worse than you think, and dangerous. (Politico) 8) What I bought: This Tory Burch gold wallet for $94,…

7 Amazing Shoes for Spring Under-$100

Is your shoe wardrobe suffering from the winter blues?  Adding a pair of fabulous new shows breathes life into old outfits.  The hot trends this season include chunky heels, ankle straps, and cutout details.  Here are the seven fabulous pairs of shoes that caught my eye, all under-$100 Mango Leather Pumps ($99) INC Carma Heels ($89) Franco Sarto L Dress Pumps ($57) Mango Slingbacks ($59) Naturalizer Whitney Pumps ($99) Dune Bow Trim Pumps ($84) J Renee Samina Ornament Pumps ($99)  …