Workday Reading

The Edition: No. 327

If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one. // Dolly Parton

+ ‘Everything is terrible. But I’m fine.’ A motto for our times.

+ This GAP dress is what summertime dreams are made of.

+ Let’s discuss ‘Queen Bee Syndrome’ in the workplace.

+ Fab iPhone cases: My tortoise Sonix and this white-on-white monogram.

+ A fascinating look at finding an NYC apartment in 60-days.

+ The best eye cream for brightening and depuffing.

+ Meet Otto. The Chrome extension for productive time management.

+Work Outfit. Sleek navy sheath + white blazer + navy peep toe pumps.

+ How to enjoy the good times while sober.

+ An air purifier for your bedside table that even grabs dog hair.

+ Should I tell my boss about my problems at home?

+ Drinks Outfit. A bright dress + comfy high heels + crescent hoops

+ Maybe I’ll just eat delicious dips all summer. I mean, come on

+ Plus-size blazers: Collarless white and ruched sleeve black.

+ Spot the fake. How counterfeit goods proliferate.

+ The best handheld steamer and clamp iron to keep clothes sharp.

+ Is it possible to have too much therapy?

+ My favorite bronzer costs $6. No, seriously.

+ The best 12 best apps for professional networking.

+ Baublebar is bringing the #armparty back. This bracelet caught my eye.

One Fun Thing. There are many ice cream brands to choose from.  But a single cone manufacturer has cornered the market.  Great, now I want ice cream.

Photos of dogs smelling flowers is the emotional palette cleanser (and the less on slowing down) we all need today.

There’s more to life than work.  Not everything is as dark as it seems.  We will get through this.  Somehow.  I believe in us.

Now, go outside and take a deep breath. You’ve earned it.

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  1. Lauren says:

    Hopefully this isn’t inappropriate, but I just wanted to say that I hope your pregnancy is going well! I’ve been following you since your DC days, so it feels a bit like an old friend is expecting 🙂

    June 2, 2022/Reply
    • e says:

      This is so sweetly said and I second the feeling!

      June 3, 2022/Reply
  2. Diane says:

    Interesting to see peep toes again – I had pretty much the exact same Bandolino pumps about 10 years ago in black patent and nude patent that I wore almost every day! Brings back fond memories.

    June 2, 2022/Reply
  3. linda says:

    Clamp iron – never knew of it! I wonder if my hair straightener can have a second life as a clothes iron now.

    June 2, 2022/Reply
    • Belle says:

      I wonder if the temperature is the same. It might be too hot.

      June 2, 2022/Reply