- Newsweek [autoplay video] looks at the huge amount of clothing we throw away in the U.S. every year — partly thanks to the surge of fast fashion. In 2012, 84% of it went to landfills or incinerators — and the solution isn’t simply to recycle or donate it.
- The Wall Street Journal asks, “Has Fashion Abandoned the Suit?”
- In the femalefashionadvice subreddit, redditors offer tips to a woman who asks, “Blazers feel like a costume to me. How do you get used to clothes that are appropriate but unfamiliar?”
- The Washington Post looks into the reasons many major clothing retailers are struggling lately.
- The Glass Hammer helps you determine whether you could benefit from an executive coach.
- Over at Above the Law, Mr. Arrogant Lawyer shares his advice on looking important, Staci Zaretsky shares more reader stories from the Pink Ghetto, and Jeena Cho talks about how to know it’s time to quit.
- New York magazine’s The Cut reports on new research that found that when men and women ask for raises, men are 25% more likely to get them.
- Columnist Jena McGregor’s essay in The Washington Post says that people should stop telling everyone the crazy number of hours they work, and that “The idea that being well-rested could be a black mark against a leader is preposterous.” (Donald Trump recently criticized Hillary Clinton for … sleeping.)
- Speaking of Hillary Clinton — and in case you haven’t seen this making the Facebook rounds — Humans of New York talked to her about what it was like trying to get into law school in 1969 — as a woman.
- For your “Awww” of the Week, BuzzFeed shares excerpts of Victoria Beckham’s letter to herself at 18 — the full letter will appear in October’s Vogue.
On CorporetteMoms Recently…
- We talked about teaching kids a second language.
- Kat shared some clothes for working moms, including some maternity basics and washable office clothes.
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