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- Should Elena Kagan’s sartorial choices be fair game for commentary? How about whether or not she crosses her legs? Robin Givhan at the WaPo writes the article that creates “Dowdygate,” then Mediaite considers whether Givhan was sexist to talk about Kagan’s fashion and mannerisms – while the Columbia Journalism Review collects photographs of Elena Kagan with her legs crossed and proves Givhan wrong (pictured).
- Check your sunscreen, stat: a new study suggests many common sunscreens (and moisturizers, and more) contain ingredients that “may accelerate cancer.” Lovely! AOL reports.
- According to the WSJ, more designers are getting into the market for high-end bags, including Talbots, Ann Taylor, and Abercrombie.
- Fashionista considers great button-downs for the summer. (And we now feel slightly less silly for having called button-front shirts “button downs” for the first 6 months of this blog’s existence. Anyone care to weigh in? Button front? Button-down? Buehler?)
- YouLookFab considers the tricky problem of squeaky shoes.
- WSJ’s The Juggle wonders whether employers love or hate their workaholics.
- The L.A. Times considers what it really takes to get ready for bikini season. (Hint: hard work.)
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