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– The Top 10 iPhone apps for lawyers. [Above the Law] Ladies, what are your favorite iPhone apps?

– Forbes enters the pantyhose debate. [Forbes]

– According to a new survey, the majority of women who leave their jobs do so in a search for flexibility and a more supportive environment. [ABA Journal]

– Networking is essential for a good career — but how to make time for it in your already jam-packed schedule? [The Gender Agenda]

– The secret to happiness, according to Sandra Day O’Connor… [The Happiness Project]

– The Law Blog explores the difference between millennials and previous generations. [WSJ’s Law Blog]

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2– One of our favorite fashion blogs has a new monthly feature:  editorial items under $50.  Fun!  [The Daily Obsession]

– Very interesting profile of the current White House social secretary:  the stylish Desiree Rogers, descendant of a voodoo priestess with unparalleled connections in Washington.  [WSJ Magazine]  Incidentally:  The Obamas have a Flickr account? Awesome.  [The Daily Obsession]

– The sisterhood of female lawyers:  will it crumble as more women become bosses?  [WSJ Law Blog]  Similarly: is the recession good for female lawyers? [Above the Law]

– Does Wall Street prefer women CFOs? [The Glass Hammer]

– How to find the right CD or money market account. [Get Rich Slowly]

– Mmmn: gummy bears that are good for your skin.  [Makeup Loves Me]

Weekly Roundup

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bodysuit– We’ve feared this for quite some time: the bodysuit is back. [Refinery 29] We like them when worn with a high-waisted skirt or pants, but otherwise: blech. At least the one pictured at left comes with a twinset. (from Opening Ceremony, $185.)

– The boyfriend suit is also back. If they start telling us to wear a bodysuit with them, we think our heads will explode. [NYT]

– The Chicago Tribune has tips on how to store your winter clothes. [ChiTrib] Like them, we suggest laundering your winter gear before you store it (removing all plastic before you put it in the closet).

– Oooh, handy: seven questions to help you pick a financial advisor. [WSJ]

– Why that big meal makes you hungry (or, more evidence against bread and potatoes). [WSJ]

 

Weekly Roundup

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– Lots of blazer news this week: SheFinds gives you advice on what to wear with a blazer.  Meanwhile, other outlets are on to NEXT season’s trend (apparently) — blazers with very, very strong shoulders. WhoWhatWear advises how to wear it, while Fashionista wonders whether Mary-Kate Olsen or Anna Della Russo (fashion director at large for Vogue Nippon) wore a strong-shouldered Balmain dress better.  (And, hello! The jacket pictured at left — by Aryn K — is only $82.)

Forbes advises how to date when you work all the time.  (See our own dating advice here!)

– We thought we’d alert you to this series by Patricia Handschiegel over on The Huffington Post — she’s been writing about various aspects of the new “power girls” — the latest is all about how they like to discuss business over meals or drinks.  [TheHuffPo]  Meanwhile, The Glass Hammer is reporting that more women business owners are turning to coffee dates in this economy. [The Glass Hammer]

– Finally:  The Daily Obsession raves about a new apparatus for your hair, The Clever Clip.  We’ve already ordered a set and will let you know how it goes! [The Daily Obsession]

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high heel falls– Think you’re bad on heels? Here’s a round-up of professional stiletto-wearers felled by too-high heels. [Jezebel]
– The WSJ does a helpful review on whether or not Obama’s housing bailout can help you. [WSJ]
– It can be done: fine wines for less than $10. [WSJ]
– When to buy a certificate of deposit (and when not to!) [WSJ]

(Sorry so much WSJ-heavy news… if anyone thinks we’ve missed any big stories this week that would be of interest to Corporette readers, please comment!)

Weekly Roundup

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  • Have you voted for Corporette yet for best quirky blog? We’d be much obliged if you would! [ABA Journal]
  • A bargain-hunter’s guide to the galaxy. (We agree with everything Ms. Binkley has to say!) [WSJ]
  • The NRDC has some great holiday guides (and gift suggestions) for environmentalists.  [NRDC]
  • Oooh, handy: a round-up of holiday shipping deadlines for various online stores.  [SheFinds]
  • If you haven’t checked in with The Simple Dollar’s series, reading and reviewing “the best investing book ever written” —  Benjamin Graham’s “The Intelligent Investor” — check it out.   [The Simple Dollar]
  • Finally, for the lawyers out there, what do you guys think of this post?  We’re somewhat conflicted about how to feel about it — is he against women? introverts? Are we just being too sensitive?  We’d love your thoughts.
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