Weekly Link Roundup: December 25, 2020

♥ Oysters in France, KFC in Japan… Do They Know It’s Christmas? (The Economist): “Christmas is a curious blend of the universal and the local. The food served to celebrate it encompasses more variety than a box of chocolates, yet most of us assume that the flavours of our country’s Christmas, the treats and sweetmeats that mark out the day…
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Review: UGG Classic Mini II Boots

As I mentioned in my review of the UGG Ultra Mini Boots, the primary difference between the Classic Mini II and the Ultra Mini is the shaft height. As such, I’ve excerpted select sections from the earlier review. Love it or hate it, in the land of “sensible” cold weather shoes, the UGG boot is king. Its revenue is growing…
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Ways to Wear a Shacket

The “shacket”–a portmanteau of shirt and jacket–is less a hybrid of the two, and more a catchall term for buttoned garments that straddle the public and the private. Just as pandemic blur erased the line between days and months, gone is the practical difference between a shirt and a jacket. If you never leave the house, eventually everything becomes innerwear.…
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Sale Alert: Anthropologie Up to 50% Off All Gifts Sale

If you are still gift-shopping and don’t care that it won’t arrive before the 24th, then this Anthropologie sale on gifts is worth browsing as it’s the best discount at Anthropologie on beauty, accessories, and holiday gifts that I’ve seen this season. Discount applies in cart, no code needed. Shipping is free on orders over $50. Happy shopping!
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Weekly Link Roundup: December 18, 2020

♥ How Effective Is the Mask You’re Wearing? You May Know Soon (The New York Times): “A division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working to develop minimum filter efficiency standards, and labels showing which products meet them, for the vast and bewildering marketplace for masks and other face coverings. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and…
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