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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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♥ A trend that I’ve considered dabbling in since last year is the ruffled sock (and statement socks more broadly). I like the idea of these socks worn with a seasonless white sneaker, but the only people who regularly wear them seem to be in pre-K. It doesn’t help that that was the last time I wore them myself. Thoughts?…

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♥ Nothing Is More American Than Chinese Food on Christmas (The New York Times): “Chinese food on Christmas has become … an acceptable alternative for anyone looking outside the usual holiday celebrations … It seems like proof that Chinese food and culture is finally part of mainstream America: Chinese restaurants have managed to become as culturally American as milk and…

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♥ If you are in the market for new boots, select Stuart Weitzman boots are now 50% off at Nordstrom and the Stuart Weitzman website.  ♥ The Power of the Yellow Vest (The New York Times): “The yellow vest is immediately visible in all of the pictures of the protests, peaceful or not, and impossible to miss even on the small…

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