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  • Fashionista shared the inspirations for costume designer Mary E. Vogt’s wardrobe choices for Crazy Rich Asians.
  • Fashionista also had an oral history of how Maybelline’s Great Lash — in the iconic little pink-and-green-tube — became the world’s most recognized mascara.
  • The Pudding explained just how inferior women’s pockets are compared to men’s pockets.
  • CNN Money asked, how much of a pay raise can you really request? Meanwhile, The New York Times provided advice to negotiate your salary, even if you don’t like conflict.
  • The Washington Post shared how New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded to conservative commentator Ben Shapiro’s challenge to debate him on his TV show: “Just like catcalling, I don’t owe a response to unsolicited requests from men with bad intentions. And also like catcalling, for some reason they feel entitled to one.”
  • The Wall Street Journal suggested the use — and non-use — of exclamation points in texts and emails is causing anxiety.
  • Parents reported that getting pregnant at 35 or over is “on trend” and pointed out the potential benefits for women who choose to have children in their late 30s or 40s.
  • The Hollywood Reporter explained how Yara Shahidi, the Harvard-bound star of Black-ish and its spinoff, Grown-ish, became the face and brain of young Hollywood.
  • Domino shared a Trader Joe’s employee’s tips for a better shopping experience.
  • The New Republic offered words of caution regarding websites for women that don’t openly acknowledge their sponsored content.
  • In case you missed the recent viral video, here’s our Laugh of the Week: The Root has some burning questions about “the funkiest white karaoke of all time.”

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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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