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The Workday Reading: April 28, 2017



1) Flexible work hours are making us all work longer. (Quartz)

2) I need these Sole Society block heels for day and these Esme sandals for night.

3) The Rise of the Mean Moms: Welcome to The Land of Shame. (Marie Claire)

4) Nordstrom Rack is having a Tumi Luggage flash sale.

5) The Amazon Echo’s new camera judges your outfits; What could go wrong? (Quartz)

6) This affordable gold cuff and labrodorite drops from World Market are not to be missed.

7) When gender in the workplace matters (and doesn’t). (Payscale)

8) Must Haves from H&M Home: this gilt frame, black jute basket, and stoneware vase.

9) The case against wedding registries. Don’t we all just want cash? (Billfold)

10) 20%-off sale at Boden. I may need this boho-chic lace dress.

11) Meet the 40-year-old interns and learn how to career relaunch. (M-Dash)

12) Need Mother’s Day gifts? Amazon has you covered.  This chic $66 hobo bag is on point.


What Nerds Do During the NFL Draft.  Take a sample Wonderlic.

What I Finally Found. Decent makeup bags, from Sophia + Joy.

What I’m Listening To. The Revivalists.

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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,…

The Workday Reading: April 24, 2017

*** 1) This profile of publishing pioneer Nan Talese was so engrossing. (Vanity Fair) 2) The origami neckline on this work sheath is superb–a solid buy at under-$100. 3) Has the changing face of feminism left the #girlboss behind? (Buzzfeed) 4) Need tops? A ruffle detail shell, a tie-front poplin blouse, a plus-size eyelet detail top. 5) 20 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life. (Because I’m Addicted) 6) Mango has the best blazers, this structured one and this ruffled sleeve one are great. 7) Women don’t brag about themselves enough, so how do they get ahead? (TNP) 8) For spring, I love…

The Workday Reading: April 21, 2017

*** 1) A drugstore brand punk’d several beauty bloggers with pretty packaging. (The Cut) 2) This slouchy H&M tote looks much more expensive than it is. 3) White House aides grapple with their newfound celebrity. (Politico) 4) Outnet has these cute Sam Edelman sandals and this fresh work dress for under-$100. 5) Unicorn Frappuccino: Made of sugar, Instagram likes, and barista tears. (Kotaku) 6) From the Nordstrom Sale: a jacquard sweater, a fit-and-flare dress, these kitten heels. 7) Six Habits of Financially Smart Women. (The Everygirl) 8) Essie Topless & Barefoot is the most popular nail polish on Pinterest. 9) How to get divorced in…

The Workday Reading: April 19, 2017

*** 1) Don’t apologize for a delayed response to an email. (Science of Us) 2) Target’s new bags include this great hobo and this ladylike satchel in millenial pink. 3) Why your financial goals/strategies should fit on an index card. (Refinery29) 4) This Tahari ruched sleeve blazer is amazing. This Kasper dotted topper is also great. 5) 10 career hacks from ambitious women. (The American Genius) 6) Best Dresses at Dillard’s: a grey work sheath, a bright pink v-neck, a white summer frock. 7) What I bought after my breakup. (Racked) 8) Sam Edelman’s sleek Hazel pump comes in 22 colors and patterns.…