Weekly News Update

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  • The Washington Post takes a look at lab-grown diamonds.
  • The Fashion Law shares its tenth post in a series on ethically-manufactured alternatives to fast fashion. (Here are our posts on slow fashion.)
  • Racked has a guide to making hand-washing clothes less of a chore.
  • The Muse lists six signs that you’re doing well at work — even if you’re not hearing about it from your boss. The Muse also shares the Present-Past-Future formula for getting through the standard “tell me about yourself” part of job interviews.
  • New York magazine’s The Cut talks about the thousands of women who’ve been inspired to run for office.
  • Working Mother shares “Ten lessons from your momma,” a letter written by Brenda Barnes, former CEO of Sara Lee and PepsiCo, to her children. Barnes recently passed away.
  • Marie Forleo was interviewed for the Forbes podcast “Mentoring Moments,” while Tim Ferriss recently spoke to Mr. Money Mustache (Pete Adeney) for his podcast.
  • BuzzFeed News shares an oral history of “Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead” (which made Kat’s favorite fashion movies list).
  • For your Laugh of the Week, The Onion details the pros and cons of our two-party system.

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