Weekly News Update

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  • ABA Journal offered a look at how and why professional wear has evolved for lawyers, from traditional suit-and-tie ensembles to the fashion-forward looks on politicians and shows like Suits.
  • Racked explained how so-called modesty brands are becoming more mainstream — and more expensive.
  • Fashionista shared how Charli Howard — author, model, and co-founder of The All Woman Project, an organization to push for more size diversity in the modeling industry — shops for clothes, accessories, and makeup.
  • The Strategist investigated the best mascaras of all types, based on Amazon reviews.
  • Ask a Manager answered a reader’s question about whether it was overstepping for a manager to tell an employee not to wear hair extensions.
  • Fortune provided tips for landing a job, according to recruiters at the companies on their list of the 100 best companies to work for.
  • Psychology Today suggested how to address underlying fears when you want to make a fundamental change in your behavior or attitude.
  • The Balance gave advice on what not to say when negotiating a salary.
  • The Broad Experience podcast discussed who supports whom in heterosexual and same-sex couples, and what that support looks like.
  • NBC News reported how female doctors and nurses are seeking their #metoo moment in the male-dominated culture of medicine.
  • The Wall Street Journal shared why fitness retreats that include rosé at sunset, private snorkeling tours, and dance parties at night are growing in popularity.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, The Onion offered a behind-the-scenes look at how Twitter addresses user complaints.

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  • Racked explained how the dress Michelle Obama wore for her official portrait — by Milly designer Michelle Smith — reflected the former FLOTUS’s personal style.
  • Racked also provided some of Loft’s new plus-size looks.
  • Refinery 29 shared some Parisian hairstyles to consider for 2018.
  • The Strategist asked dermatologists for the best over-the-counter retinol products for every skin type.
  • The New York Times reported why working harder won’t get you ahead, but working smarter will.
  • The Cut’s “Ask a Boss” columnist Alison Green answered letters from readers with irritatingly bad bosses.
  • The Cut also shared why Sen. Tammy Duckworth said she can’t “technically” take maternity leave.
  • ABA Journal suggested ways to fit relaxation into a busy schedule, courtesy of Jeena Cho, co-author of The Anxious Lawyer: An 8-Week Guide to a Joyful and Satisfying Law Practice Through Mindfulness and Meditation.
  • Daily Worth compared Bitcoin to more traditional types of investments.
  • For Valentine’s Day, Jezebel gave recommendations for romance novels according to your other reading preferences.
  • If you’re into the Winter Games like we are, Vulture suggested 17 winter Olympians’ Instagram accounts to follow.
  • For your Laugh (Groan?) of the Week, McSweeney’s shared an apology of sorts from a woke misogynist.

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  • InStyle shared Universal Standard’s new workwear line, a 13-piece capsule dubbed “The New Executive Class.”
  • Fast Company reported how British designer Misha Nonoo reimagines what a modern fashion label looks like, with an on-demand strategy and “Easy 8” essentials.
  • Vogue offered a list of seven skin treatments to schedule before spring.
  • Fashionista provided four nail polish colors to try before they become too trendy.
  • PopSugar Beauty had beauty tips for when you’re recovering from the flu.
  • Speaking of the flu, The New York Times advised how to avoid getting the flu after your partner gets it.
  • The Cut explained why everybody’s obsessed with skincare right now.
  • The Cut also reported why women are still afraid to report sexual harassment at work.
  • Ask a Manager gave advice on what not to say on social media while looking for a job.
  • On Refinery29, Stacey London, former host of What Not to Wear, shared how she survived her financial, emotional, and physical struggles.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, in light of the recent news that Doritos was working on quieter chips, you know, for the ladies, McSweeney’s offered five other items targeted at women.

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  • Refinery 29 shared updated looks for the pencil skirt for 2018.
  • Refinery 29 also sang the praises of tan bags and shared a few options.
  • Racked provided a list of beauty products for impatient people.
  • The Muse offered ideas of what to say when your boss shuts down your ideas.
  • Fast Company made a few suggestions on how to learn to love Mondays.
  • The Wall Street Journal suggested ways to avoid common mistakes made in the first milliseconds of meetings, including the importance of facial expressions and body language.
  • Lifehacker offered tips on how to find out about a job opening — before it’s listed. (Bonus: The featured photo includes a tan bag.)
  • Forbes shared three tips to improve your professional confidence.
  • Bustle listed 24 things available on Amazon that can help alleviate tension and anxiety.
  • The Cut had a first-person account of living with endometriosis and managing the illness with alternatives to hormonal birth control.
  • The Washington Post reported on the complications that can arise when trying to conceive with frozen eggs.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, McSweeney’s offered a few escape rooms you might want to check out.

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  • In the wake of the success of Fenty Beauty, The Cut featured nine brands that offer foundation in a wide range of skin tones.
  • Racked looked at Flont, a “Rent the Runway for actual diamonds” that offers 30 brands.
  • Naturally Curly pondered whether women with naturally curly hair need to “be careful” in corporate headshots, such as for LinkedIn.
  • Refinery29 brought news of Universal Thread, a new in-house brand at Target with an unusually inclusive size range of 0–26W.
  • Harvard Business Review advised how to take control of your career development if your company doesn’t see it as a priority.
  • The ACLU shared advice from a lawyer on minimizing your legal risks when reporting sexual harassment.
  • Career Contessa explained “the news Myers-Briggs,” the Enneagram personality system.
  • The Chicago Sun-Times broke the news that Sen. Tammy Duckworth, 49, will be the first senator to give birth while in office, while Glamour ponders what maternity leave looks like for a U.S. senator.
  • The Cut’s Ask Polly answered a reader question about deciding whether or not to have kids.
  • Vulture reported that Candice Bergen is bringing Murphy Brown back to TV.
  • For your rage Laugh of the Week, Elite Daily collected some tweets on GOP Senate candidate Courtland Sykes’ recent comments on women’s rights (you “career-obsessed banshee,” you).

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  • Racked reported on the best lotions, body butters, and oils for dry winter skin.
  • Marie Claire offered a list of 22 business-casual basics every working woman should own.
  • The Cut described how four beauty experts would spend $60 at Sephora.
  • Birchbox suggested a helpful step-by-step guide for an effective skincare routine.
  • A columnist for Forbes gave advice on what to do if you keep getting interviews but no offers.
  • The Muse shared how one woman added Meredith Vieira to her network — after meeting her on a plane — and what others can learn from the experience.
  • Fast Company offered how to cut your presentation time in half, even when you have little or no notice.
  • CBS This Morning hosted LinkedIn’s career expert Catherine Fisher, who discussed what motivates millennials, and how men and women differ in their priorities. (Video auto-plays after ad.)
  • The New York Times provided some advice if you’re asked to be a bridesmaid, including what to ask the bride before agreeing to commit.
  • BBC News shared a man’s account of why he took his wife’s last name.
  • The Washington Post explained why you should get a flu shot, how to avoid getting sick, and when to call your doctor.
  • Laugh of the Week: When you’re ready for a coffee break, The Onion has a few quick tips to help make the perfect cup. (Video auto-plays after ad.)

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