Workday Reading

The Workday Reading: September 9, 2015



1) Why do Americans dress so casually?  The Washington Post dives in.

2) This dark teal short-sleeve sheath from Betsey Johnson is perfection.  Just buy it; you won’t regret it.

3) Quartz covers what 365 days without a vacation does to your health.

4) Looking for fall scarves? ASOS.  This plaid scarf is definitely selling out.  I also love this reversible stripe scarf in neutral hues.

5) Ask a Manager on why you shouldn’t cheat the one-page resume rule with tiny font and wide margins.

6) Need burgundy shoes?  These M. Gemi Rivista pumps are perfection.  For something under-$100, don’t miss these cool Tornaydo pumps.

7) The L.A. Times offers advice on ‘how not to say the wrong thing.’ (Oldie, but goodie.)

8) This BR pouch says it all.  Also, this Dogeared pouch covers my usual level of impatience.

9) A plan to deport immigrants en masse may sound unlikely, but believe it or not, it’s happened before.  NPR has a history lesson.

10) Old Navy has great casual pieces like this quilted pullover sweater.  This boyfriend cardigan is lovely.  And do.not.miss this gorgeous neutral-printed scarf.

11) The best places to buy cute, practical desk supplies.  Personally, I like World Market for inexpensive office decor.

12) Need after-work attire?  This black-and-white print dress is a stunner.  And this pale blue dress with a light metallic sheen is so chic.

13) The history of Franzia boxed wine includes the Mob, a family feud, and few tannins.

Workday Eye Candy. These laser-cut Christian Louboutin’s are amazing. The art deco vibe is undeniably chic.

*image found here.



  1. CID says:

    just wanted to give you heads up that the the reversible stripe scarf is linking to the plaid scarf, and the pale blue dress is linking to the black and white dress.

    September 9, 2015/Reply
  2. SN says:

    I am Indian but grew up in England. In the early 1970s, Idi Amin threw all the Indians out of Uganda, en bloc, despite the fact that they lived there legally. Many went to the UK. Mass repatriations have happened more recently than the article you posted. The ultra right wing in the UK keeps bringing up this hoary old idea. While I am personally centrist in my politics, and getting more conservative with age, I will never vote for a right-wing political party because when push comes to shove, they all descend to race-based rhetoric when things get difficult.

    September 9, 2015/Reply
  3. historyteach says:

    the individuals who were deported in the 1930s were often times American Citizens (of Mexican descent); not immigrants

    September 9, 2015/Reply
  4. Sarah says:

    You’ve mentioned that you are friends with a rep from M. Gemi – would you be able to ask them to start carrying size 42? They show the size on the website but it’s never in stock and I’d love to invest in a pair if they would just carry my size.

    September 10, 2015/Reply