The Edition: No. 299

Nov 16, 2021

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. // Paul Valery

+ We need to dispel these career ‘superwoman’ myths.

+ This shirt is the best thing I purchased in 2021 (plus/tall/petite).

+ How did the claw clip make a comeback?

+ Cuyana has luxe gifts like this wrap cardigan and this zipper tote.

+ What it’s like to truly be friends with your ex.

+ Thanksgiving Outfit. Marled cardiganWrap top + Side-zip leggings + Boots

+ Rising inflation explained in 600 words.

+ This Korres renewing cleanser comes in the most delicious scents.

+ What you can do when you hate your job.

+ Party Dresses. River Island has a lace one and a sparkly one <$125.

+ Hate pumpkin pie? Try a chai-spiced apple galette.

+ The perfect power pantsuit from Boss (blazer + pants).

+ Maybe it’s time to take a train trip.

+ Whitney Port’s gift guide has some fab picks. Love this for my nephew.

+ The Great Organic Food Fraud.

+ This deeply hued, ombre Athleta sweater is all kinds of gorgeous.

Long Read. The origin of the line “It was a dark and stormy night…” explained.

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  1. Susan says:

    Never stopped wearing the claw clip since the 19902. Sorry not sorry! Ha

    • Rachel says:

      Me niether! I wear them at home, at work, etc. They’re a life saver for putting up curly hair without disrupting my curl pattern (and needing to wet my hair to reset).

  2. Jenn S. says:

    Ah, god, the CLAW CLIP. This is a habit I haven’t been able to kick. I wouldn’t quite go as far as, “guilty pleasure,” because I don’t particularly relish them. That said, they definitely have their place for me. Should I have honed my updo skills more? Absolutely. But I didn’t, and sometimes we have to make sacrifices to get through the day, haha.

    When I still worked in an office, I didn’t wear them around the office. I had one in my desk to pull my hair into when I was in *my* office, focusing, and just needed my hair out of my damn face. Otherwise, I relegated them to an at-home-use thing, much like slippers.

    Now that I’m in a permanent WFH role, I use one periodically during the day, but not on Zoom. I really like the octo-clips that have the bent claws that lay flush against your head.

  3. Jenn says:

    I could not give a better review to the Boss suit. Have worn it only for monumental work occasions and it feels like it was tailored to my body. Excellent for tall women!

  4. Rebecca says:

    The irony of reading an article about the claw clip, then see one listed on Whitney Port’s gift guide! 🙂

  5. Anna says:

    There was a Pantene ad a few years ago called “sorry, not sorry” that totally changed my mindset and made me more conscious about how much I was apologizing. I would send it to young interns just starting out as part of a conversation with them about being more assertive.

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