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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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  1. And girls also get less allowance!

    I thought this was interesting at Quartz & something we’ve discussed here before: https://qz.com/1045607/the-most-offensive-curse-word-in-english-has-powerful-feminist-origins/

  2. Sorry, but I can’t get behind a capsule “wardrobe” that’s 4/7 coats.

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