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  • Who What Wear explained the significance of black women being featured on the covers of September fashion magazines, including Beyonce on the recently released Vogue. (Last week we included a link to the Rihanna cover of British Vogue.)
  • Who What Wear also provided suggestions for a seven-piece, French-inspired capsule wardrobe for fall.
  • Fashionista took a look at potential benefits of Centella asiatica (nicknamed “cica”), an antioxidant-rich herb that has become “the beauty ingredient of the moment.”
  • The Washington Post reported on so-called Snapchat dysmorphia, when patients ask plastic surgeons to make them look like they do in Snapchat filters.
  • The Washington Post also reported on why a long-term NIH study on the effects of alcohol consumption was recently canceled.
  • Quartz at Work explained why companies should hire employees who would challenge their mission statements.
  • The New York Times provided statistics about the age gap of when women have babies, including county-by-county statistics on when women have their first child based on marital status and college education.
  • The New York Times also shared that girls still do more chores than boys.
  • Fortune suggested that friendships can sometimes hold women back in their careers.
  • Above the Law offered an advice columnist’s response to a recent law school grad whose boyfriend is harassing her about her student loans.
  • Runner’s World provided a strength workout designed for your hotel room.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: McSweeney’s shares a totally chill, guilt-free office policy when it comes to flex time that you can totally use whenever you want … except for when you can’t.

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  • Huffington Post reported that Rihanna is the first black woman to grace the cover of British Vogue‘s September issue. Meanwhile, Fashionista rounded up all of the September fashion magazine covers.
  • Insider provided seven beauty tips for the summer heat.
  • Refinery29 suggested lip oil treatments to add to your regimen.
  • The New York Times reported on the potential pitfalls of following wellness trends and the placebo effect. The NYT also dove into the success of Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop as a promoter of untested solutions to health concerns.
  • Above The Law shared the 2018 list of the 60 best law firms for women.
  • The Atlantic examined why women still have a harder time as litigators than their male counterparts, including motions regarding displays of emotion in front of a jury.
  • Forbes summarized the hidden crises that many working women face, where they come from, and how to deal with them.
  • USA Today reported that now that Idaho and Utah have recently passed laws making breastfeeding in public legal, it is legal in all 50 states.
  • Deadspin examined why co-ed sports teams are often unfair to women members.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: McSweeney’s shared a Goop fact-checker’s search history, including, “Is cheese worse than crack?”

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  • Fashionista shared Madewell’s Fall 2018 lookbook of styles inspired by the American Southwest.
  • Business Insider spoke with Kat about shopping for workwear on a budget.
  • Burlington Free Press interviewed women attorneys about their experiences with unsolicited courtroom fashion “advice,” mostly from their male colleagues.
  • The Washington Post reported on a new study about “finding your passion,” and what that actually entails.
  • Stanford News shared a new study that examined why women intentionally shy away from the spotlight in the workplace.
  • The Muse provided some conversation starters to make phone conversations less awkward.
  • Following an ABA webinar about imposter syndrome for attorneys, Apochromatik speakers shared how to get through it.
  • Fast Company suggested how to jazz up a job application.
  • Fast Company also discussed whether you should invite coworkers to your wedding.
  • Elle suggested three questions to ask — and one question not to ask — a mentor.
  • The Cut reported that there’s a new endometriosis drug for the first time in a decade.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Racked offered some brutally honest opinions of a few fall lines.

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  • Harper’s Bazaar shared 10 workwear tips based on the style of human rights lawyer Amal Clooney.
  • Ladders gave advice on how to dress for severe weather, including extreme heat and rainy days.
  • Women’s Wear Daily interviewed West Coast tech execs about their summer office style.
  • The Reddit forum FemaleFashionAdvice provided tips for dressing for a med school interview and other interviews that require conservative attire.
  • The Washington Post reported on how fashion firms are keeping up with trends at a faster pace than ever before.
  • Who What Wear offered seven suggestions about how to dress for the corporate office.
  • The Cut discussed the benefits of refrigerating moisturizers — but keep in mind that it might affect the chemical properties of some products.
  • The Cut’s Ask A Boss provided 10 ways to quit your job with grace.
  • Broadly shared the results of a study that found employers were less likely to hire high-achieving women when compared with high-achieving men.
  • JobMob offered 100 Pinterest boards for job seekers and explained why you should consider Pinterest as a resource.
  • Above The Law reported on the Fifth Circuit’s benchslap of a federal judge in Texas regarding overtly sexist remarks.
  • For your Huh? of the Week: Business Insider explained why high-heeled Crocs keep selling out and looked at their place among “ugly fashion.”

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  • Fashionista toured Eileen Fisher’s “Tiny Factory,” where old clothes are recycled into new outfits.
  • Business Insider shared tips on how to dress for your first job, including Kat’s ideas for a capsule wardrobe, and also suggested when you should wear a suit for work, featuring Kat’s thoughts about why suit pieces should be versatile.
  • Racked provided details about the new Universal Standard x J.Crew collab, which offers sizes from XXS to 5X.
  • The New York Times explained why John Fluevog’s retro-styled footwear is making a comeback.
  • SELF suggested how to recycle beauty product packaging.
  • SELF also listed 13 drugstore beauty products for when you don’t have La Mer money. (Sound familiar? We shared a similar Glamour piece a few months ago.)
  • Harvard Business Review reported on a study involving CEOs that found high-achieving women don’t expect to be supported at home or at work.
  • Ask A Manager shared what to do if you think a coworker is rejecting your ideas and claiming them later without giving you any credit.
  • The New York Times also shared an opinion from a 40-something woman who doesn’t have children and is happy, even though no one seems to believe her.
  • For your Groan of the Week: Innovation Women shared a new version of the Female Conference Speaker Bingo Card, this time featuring reasons why women say “no” to speaking engagements. (Why a “Groan”? Because there is really no good excuse for all-male panels, but they keep happening.)

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