I had previously ranted about oppressive office air-conditioning, but after a space has been cooled or heated within a few degrees of your preferred temperature, you can likely bridge the gap with layers. I always keep a few oversized wraps and knit blazers in my office, as I am barely an endotherm, and having those at the ready has proven…

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♥ I Spent $925 on a Fake Canada Goose Coat (The Atlantic): “Amazon is rarely an authorized retailer of any specific brand. Instead, the platform allows individuals and companies to sell whatever brands they carry … A glaring downside to this arrangement is that it has inadvertently provided cover, in plain sight, for bad actors worldwide to create multiple digital…

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♥ The Case for Buying Less Clothing (The Wall Street Journal): “… the global men’s fashion market has grown 38% between 2008 and 2017, ballooning to a $419.4 billion dollar industry, up from $303.5 billion in 2008 … According to the EPA, 10.5 million tons of textiles wound up in landfills in 2015, so it’s best to donate or recycle…

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No one outfit will meet everyone’s definition of “festive dressy,” so here are dozens of options for those who are still shopping for party dresses. And while I don’t personally use rental services like RTR–because I enjoy having a corner of my closet looking like a glitter bomb exploded there–it is not too late to rent dresses. Some rental options…

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Until 12/13, take an extra 30% off all sale items at Shopbop and East Dane with code JOY18. Some highlights: Herschel Supply Co. bags and luggage and Sam Edelman footwear (select colors of the Loraine Loafers–reviewed here–are now on sale). Happy shopping!

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