Weekly Link Roundup: October 23, 2020

♥ Until the end of today, take an extra 60% off sale styles or 50% off full-price styles at J.Crew with code FRIDAY. Shipping is free for J. Crew Rewards members (membership is free). ♥ The Newest Thing in Fashion? Old Clothes (The New York Times): “After years of pushing only new, new, new (while behind the scenes scouring flea markets for inspiration),…

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Weekly Link Roundup: October 16, 2020

♥ With Nowhere to Go, Teens Flock to Among Us (The New York Times): “Among Us is a multiplayer game where between four and 10 players are dropped onto an alien spaceship. Each player is designated a private role as a ‘crewmate’ or ‘impostor.’ Crewmates must run around the ship and try to complete a set of tasks while trying…

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Weekly Link Roundup: October 9, 2020

♥ McDonald’s New J Balvin Meal Is Fine — But a Big Mac With No Pickles? Makes No Sense. (Chicago Tribune): “McDonald’s announced … celebrity meal partnership with reggaeton superstar J Balvin … the meal itself … [is] a bit of a chaotic neutral. Unlike the Travis Scott meal, there are hardly any changes or specifications to the food, other…

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♥ The Unexpected Skin-Care Brand That’s Everywhere on TikTok (The Business of Fashion): ”CeraVe has seen a 67 percent increase in influencer posts and over 300 percent increase in engagement in the first half of this year compared to 2019 … The attention is translating into sales for L’Oréal. The firm’s active cosmetics division … is the only division that…

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Weekly Link Roundup: September 18, 2020

♥ Travis Scott Meets McDonald’s (It’s Lit!) (The New York Times): “As merch goes, the Travis Scott Meal is imperfect in that it disappears — you’ve got nothing to show for it apart from oily skin and a mild gastric hangover. As a collector, I was much more interested in the grill slip, the small, grease-mottled piece of paper stuck…

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