Weekly News Update

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  • Lucky rounds up eight products that make you look more awake than you may actually feel.
  • The New York Times shares the news that law firms are awarding significantly bigger bonuses this year, while Crain’s New York Business says that fewer companies are hosting holiday parties. (Fast Company offers some alternatives, while NPR has some amusing anecdotes of holiday parties gone awry.)
  • Fast Company looks at a new study that finds the stigma of job-hopping is lessening.
  • The Muse offers “35 things to do for your career by 35.”
  • The Wall Street Journal’s At Work blog talks to a psychologist and researcher who tells us to replace ineffective positive thinking with the more useful “mental contrasting.”
  • New York magazine talks to a few 20-something women in NYC about their budgets and spending habits.
  • The Globe and Mail reports that women are drinking more than before and catching up with men.
  • Here’s a Friday laugh for you from Saturday Night Live (work warning: autoplay video) about the perks of going home for the holidays. Bowls for everything!

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Happy Cyber Monday! 57 Sales (And Kat’s Top 11)

sales175 punyHappy Cyber Monday, ladies! There are lots of great deals to be had — what are you guys on the hunt for?

  • 6pm.comTry code 6PMCYBMON113020142053 to get 20% off your entire order. Also: big sales on Coach, Dansko, Ugg — and a hot $24 deal every hour, for 24 hours (starting at 11/30, 9PM PST).
  • Amazon – Spend $100 and receive 30% off clothing, shoes, watches, and more. Enter the promo code CYBERMON14 at checkout for a discount on eligible items. Brands include Michael Stars, Calvin Klein, French Connection, Vince Camuto, BCBG Max Azria. 50% off Frye shoes, 40% or more off luxury watches, 60% off Amazon-exclusive Cole Haan Antonia satchels, up to 70% off handbags, and more.
  • Ann Taylor – 50% off with code CYBER50.
  • Anthropologie – Free shipping on all orders, and 20% off all sale items with code EXTRAJOLLY.
  • ASOS – 30% off everything with code ILOVEMONDAYS.
  • Banana Republic – 40% off your purchase with code CYBER.
  • Bare Necessities – 25% off select items plus free shipping with code CM25.
  • Baublebar – 20% off with code CYBER20. (Need an invite? Click here.)
  • Bergdorf Goodman – Extra 20% off already reduced 5F ready-to-wear, accessories, and select designer collections.
  • Bloomingdale’s – Up to 30% on designer handbags, 25% off a selection of regular and sale price items.
  • Bluefly – Up to an extra 50% off for savings up to 80% off — Gucci, Prada, Tahari, Rebecca Minkoff, Badgely Mischka, and more.
  • Boden – 30% off everything with code 3K3G.
  • Brooks Brothers – 30% off select styles + 10% off your entire purchase.
  • Club Monaco – Stack your savings for up to 80% off — 20% off if you spend $200+, 25% off if you spend $300+, 30% off if you spend $500+ — and take an extra 30% off sale and clearance. Code: CYBERSALE.
  • Coach – Up to 50% off on select items.
  • C. Wonder – 40% off sitewide.
  • Dillards – take an additional 50% off all permanently reduced merchandise, including lots from Antonio Melani.
  • Dorothy Perkins – 30% off everything, online and in store. Plus, free shipping when you spend $50 with code DPSHIP50.
  • DVF – 40% off fall styles. 15% off sitewide with code CYBER15.
  • eBags – 20% off your entire purchase with code CYBER. Cyber Monday deals: save up to 70%.
  • Eloquii – Use code MANIA to get 50% off sitewide + extra 10% off when you spend $125.
  • eShakti – Up to 60% off.
  • Express – 50% off sitewide + free shipping.
  • Forever 21 – 20% off $60+ with code CYBER20, 30% off $120+ with code CYBER30.
  • French Connection – 40% off sitewide with code FC40BF.
  • Hugo Boss – Additional 15% off sale items, online only — use code CYBER15 at checkout. 
  • J.Crew – 30% off select full-price styles and additional 40% off sale + free shipping, no minimum, with code MONDAY.
  • JCrew Factory: Today only: 50% off everything (prices as marked), plus get an extra 10% off and free shipping with code YOUVEGOTSALE.
  • Jones New York – Take an additional 50% off sale, plus free shipping on all orders.
  • Kate Spade New York – enjoy 30% off everything during the Cyber Monday sale with code CYBER30.
  • Kate Spade Saturday – Cyber Monday Sale! Use promo code OHWOW and enjoy 30% off sitewide.
  • Kohl’s – 20% off with code CYBERTAKE20.
  • Lands’ End – 40% off regular-priced styles plus free shipping with code CYBER and PIN 1234.
  • Last Call by Neiman Marcus – Extra 40% off entire site plus free shipping on any purchase with promo code CYBERME.
  • The Limited – 60% off online exclusives plus 50% everything else, including sale items; 40% off the Scandal Collection, with code THANKS. $19 cable knit sweaters.
  • L.K. Bennett – 30% off sitewide + free shipping with code AW14.
  • LOFT – 50% off everything with code MONDAY.
  • Lord & Taylor – Extra 25% off regular-priced and sale items with code MONDAY.
  • Macy’s – Extra 15% off Cyber Monday + 2-Day Specials.
  • ModCloth – 25% off sitewide with code CYBERMONDAY.
  • Neiman Marcus – Spend $200, get $50 gift card; spend $500, get $125 gift card; spend $1,000, get $250 gift card; spend $2,000, get $500 gift card; use code GC4YOU.
  • Net-a-Porter – 50% off Jimmy Choo, Chloé, Alexander McQueen, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, and more.
  • New York & Company – Everything 50-80% off plus free shipping with no minimum; save extra $30 off your $100 purchase with code 1414; save extra $15 off your $50 purchase with code 1419 (excludes doorbusters, web busters, NY deals, clearance, gift cards).
  • Nine West – Extra 20% off purchase of $125+; 50% off all boots and booties; up to 50% off pumps, flats, and sandals; up to 50% off handbags and accessories; free shipping.
  • Nordstrom – Up to 40% off select items. Savings on Marc by Marc Jacobs, Vince, Michael Kors, Cole Haan, Rebecca Minkoff, Stuart Weitzman, and more.
  • Paula’s Choice – 15% off everything and get free shipping.
  • Payless Shoesource – 25% off everything with code ZZCYBER, women’s holiday dress items 50% off.
  • Pendleton – Free shipping, no minimum – plus new fall markdowns.
  • Piperlime – 30% off sitewide + 40% off markdowns with code CYBERSALE.
  • Reiss – Up to 30% off selected lines.
  • Saks – Extra 40-50% off sitewide with code CLICKTOIT. Up to an extra 50% off holiday fashion finds, like 50% off Fendi watches, with code HOLIDAYFF. Free shipping and free returns with code HOLIDAY; free gift box and bow upon request at checkout (through 12/31).
  • Sephora – Receive a Cyber Monday Mystery Sample Bag with any $25 purchase with code SURPRISE.
  • Shoes.com – Extra 25% off sale items.
  • ShopBop – 15% off orders of $250+, 20% off orders of $500+, 25% off orders of $1000+ with code GOBIG14.
  • Talbots – 50% off one item, regular-priced — plus 40% off your entire purchase.
  • Theory – 40% off selected merchandise.
  • White House | Black Market – 30% off your entire purchase with code 19959, exclusively online.

Happy Thanksgiving! 52 Great Sales!

sales175 punyHappy Thanksgiving! Which stores will you be shopping, online or in person, this week? We’ll be updating you through the weekend and Cyber Monday, so stay tuned… Friday’s additions are in red. Saturday’s additions are in pink.

  • 6pm – Black Friday Mega Sale! 70% off Frye, Nine West and Clarks, 80% off designer footwear like Cole Haan, L.A.M.B., and Pour La Victoire.
  • Amazon – Up to 30% off women’s clothing, up to 60% off women’s athletic shoes, up to 70% off jewelry gifts. Up to 65% off shoes. 60% or more off clothing.
  • Ann Taylor – 50% off your entire purchase with code THANKS. 40% off your entire purchase with code ENJOY40.
  • Anne Klein – 40% off sitewide.
  • Anthropologie – 25% off sitewide with code HOLIDAY25 . 20% off all items with code HOLIDAY20.
  • ASOS – 25% off party wear. 30% off everything with code TGIBF.
  • Banana Republic – 50% off one full-priced item with code BRFIFTY, 40% off the rest of your purchase with code BRFORTY.
  • Bare Necessities – 25% off sitewide with code THANKS. 25% off sitewide with code BF25. 25% off with code CYBER.
  • Barneys – Up to 40% select styles.
  • Bergdorf Goodman – Extra 20% off already reduced 5F ready-to-wear, accessories and select designer collections. Up to 40% off select designer sportswear collections.
  • Bloomingdale’s – Big Brown Bag Sale: up to 50% on select items, $25 off almost every $200 (through 11/29).
  • Bluefly – Extra 50% select dresses, coats up to 75% off. Up to 80% off Gucci, Tahari, Badgley Mischka, Rebecca Minkoff, Valentino, and more.
  • Boden – 30% off sitewide. 
  • Brooks Brothers – 30% off select sweaters (through 12/1).
  • Club Monaco – 30% off cashmere styles including gloves, scarves, hats, and more with code SUPERSOFT. 20% off $200+, 25% off $300+, 30% off $500+. 
  • Cole Haan – 30% off almost everything. 50% off select women’s boots, ballets, and bags.
  • CUSP – Up to 40% off, and extra 20% off sale items (through 11/29).
  • C. Wonder – 40% off sitewide.
  • Dorothy Perkins – Up to 30% off everything.
  • DVF – 40% off fall styles (through 12/1).
  • eBags – Up to 70% off.
  • Eloquii – 50% off your entire purchase with code BLITZ plus 60% off your favorites (through 11/30). $50 credit on a future purchase with purchase on Black Friday.
  • eShakti – Up to 70% off (through 11/28). Up to 60% off (through 12/1).
  • Express – 50% off everything (through 11/28). Additional 60% off clearance items, jeans 40% off.
  • French Connection – 30% off entire site with code 30FCBF (through 11/28 at midnight). Sale extended.
  • Forever 21 – Extra 30% off sale items.
  • Henri Bendel – 20% off $100+, 25% off $200+, 30% off $300+ full price, plus free shipping. 30% off $250, 25% off $150 (through 11/30).
  • J.Crew – 30% off select full-price styles and 40% off sale items with code HOLIDAY (through 11/30).
  • J.Crew Factory – 50% off everything with code THANKS (through 11/30).
  • Jones New York – 30% off full-priced styles (ends 11/29).
  • Kate Spade New York – Up to 75% off (through 11/29). 25% off entire site with code HOLLYJOLLY.
  • Kate Spade Saturday – Take 30% off all full-price styles with code DEALME.  Tons of stuff marked 50% off or more in the sale section. 
  • Kohl’s – 15% off with code THANKS15 (through 11/30). $34.99 Apt.9 cashmere sweaters, 60% off select outerwear, 40-50% off watches (11/28 through 3pm CST). Take extra 20% off with code CYBER20 (through 12/3).
  • Lands’ End – 40% off select categories each day and 30% off the remainder of your order (through 11/30).
  • Last Call by Neiman Marcus – Up to 60% off (through 11/28). Extra 40-60% off everything. Extra 30-50% off everything, extra 40-50% off sweaters, hats, coats, gloves, scarves, and more.
  • The Limited – 50% off your purchase plus free shipping with code THANKS. 40% off the Scandal Collection; $25 sweaters.
  • L.K. Bennett – Up to 30% off with code LKBBF.
  • LOFT – 50% off everything with code TREAT. 40% off everything.
  • Lord & Taylor – 20% off regular & sale items and 25% off fine jewelry with code THANKS (through 11/30).
  • Macy’s – Extra 15% off Thanksgiving Sale + Black Friday Specials with code THANKS (through 11/29).
  • ModCloth – 50% off select styles (through 11/30).
  • Neiman Marcus – Save up to 50% off when you take an additional 20% off select already-reduced prices (through 11/28).
  • New York & Company – Everything 50-80% off plus free shipping (through 12/2).
  • Nine West – 50% off all booties and boots, up to 50% off pumps, flats, sandals, bags, and accessories.
  • Nordstrom – Designer clearance up to 40% off.
  • Paula’s Choice – 15% off everything and get free shipping (through 12/7 9pm PST).
  • Piperlime – 25% off sitewide (through 11/29).
  • Reiss – Up to 30% off selected lines.
  • Saks – 60% off select styles (through 11/28). Up to 50% off (through 11/30).
  • Sephora – $10 Black Friday beauty deals.
  • Shoes.com – Extra 30% off sale items. 15% off sitewide with code SHOES15 or 30% off sale shoes with code BLACK (through 11/29).
  • ShopBop – 15% off orders of $250+, 20% off orders of $500+, 25% off orders of $1000+ with code GOBIG14.
  • Talbots – 40% off your entire purchase. 50% off one regular-price item until noon 11/28, 40% off your entire purchase all day.
  • Theory – 40% off selected merchandise (through 12/1).
  • White House | Black Market – 30% off your purchase with code 11989 (through 11/28). 25% off your entire purchase with code 15406 (through 11/3o).

Weekly News Update

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  • Fashionista tries out some long-wear lipsticks to see if they deliver.
  • Fortune says that Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s are two of the growing number of retailers who are adding technology to the experience of trying on clothes, creating smart fitting rooms.
  • IvankaTrump.com has begun featuring working women who range from the founder/CEO of LearnVest to the New York City Ballet’s principal dancer. In a similar vein, A Lawyer’s Life publishes “in-depth interviews with lawyers who love their jobs, former lawyers who have found success and happiness in other pursuits, and mentors you wish you had.” And one more: DailyWorth features “9 Badass Women Who Had Not ‘Made It’ By 30.”
  • New York magazine reports on a new study that found more signs of depression in women who have authority positions at work (and that moving up the ladder has the opposite effect on men).
  • Above the Law gives you tips for navigating the work holiday party.
  • The Muse shares some news on what happens to introverts when they drink coffee.
  • NextAdvisor has rounded up seven credit card offers that may be good bets if you have excellent credit. (Note that we’re not really familiar with this site and its advice; just passing this along.)

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Weekly News Update

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  • Black Girl with Long Hair shares five professional hairstyles for natural hair.
  • Inc. reports on a new study showing that having a healthy appearance can affect how people view your leadership abilities. Inc. also talks to five women who are founding CEOs (Zipcar, Rent the Runway, etc.) about their work.
  • The New York Times talks to some small companies that are trying out potential employees before extending an offer.
  • The New York Times reviews how some companies are closely examining pay inequity among their male and female employees (h/t to The Broadsheet).
  • The Washington Post takes a look at how employers are increasingly offering elder care benefits.
  • Above the Law shares the story of a pregnant woman planning to take the February 2015 bar exam in Illinois. Her due date is during the month before the exam, but the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar has denied her request for reasonable accommodations to pump during the exam for her newborn.

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Weekly News Update

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  • Fashionista has rounded up some vintage beauty ads and treatments that must be seen to be believed.
  • StyleCaster put together a list of 10 bloggers who write about budget fashion.
  • The Daily Beast reflects on plus-size fashion and the “plus-size” term itself. (If you’re interested, consider signing up for our new plus-size newsletter!)
  • 99U gives you “7 pieces of wisdom” that can help your career.
  • Bustle lists some common things that women deal with when working in offices of mostly men.
  • Above the Law shares a letter that UVA law students wrote to the dean’s office criticizing an article the university published that featured two law students in the Miss Virginia beauty pageant.

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