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Required Reading: 12.7.12

By December 7, 2012 Links

Josephine Baker by Andy Warhol

Last week was a whirlwind, hence the MIA Required Reading. To make up my slack, here’s a double-sized RR! Here are some great links and reads I came across this week!

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This site is pretty useless except to look at pretty colors. Refresh it and get a different color each time!

There has been so much talk about Willow Smith’s hair & clothing choices. Here’s her mother’s (Jada Pinkett-Smith) response 

Who doesn’t love Grace Coddington?! With her new memoir out on shelves here are her 3 Keys to Success 

I’ve been experiencing some strange energy lately. So I read Deepak Chopra’s guide to changing your energy

Last RR I posted Marie Forleo’s interview with Steven Pressfield. Here are more tips on becoming a professional from Mr. Pressfield

I love Marian Kihogo’s style and this vintage kimono too!

These DIY Boot Stuffers are a great lazy Sunday project.

This post is hilarious! Black Gay Slang explained to Suburban White People. Too good!

I had my graphic tee phase & I think it’s coming back around. Here’s how to make graphic tees grown up from XoJane.

Paper Magazine has a great guide to Holiday Pop Ups in NY. The Brooklyn Night Bazaar looks cool!

It’s OK to be a late bloomer. Writer Emma Straub explains why success takes time

Ur Pretty Haute loves her lashes and asks what beauty routine can you NOT live without?

How hot does Joan Collins look in these vintage contact sheets? Va Va Voom!

Black Girls Hack is a great organization for African-American women in Tech. They hosted their first hackathon!


Loving Andre 3000′s verse on this song! Three Stacks come back!

x Have a stylish weekend!

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Required Reading: 11.9.12

By November 9, 2012 Links
Sade Adu

The Lovely Sade Adu

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- Love this piece on Self-Love. Read through and do the mantra exercise. 

- Launching a digital product can be tough. Heed Gala Darling’s lessons she’s learned from Love & Sequins

The best way to get unstuck from a man who’s written 11 books

- W’s article on Diane Von Furstenburg is fascinating and makes me love DVF even more!

Do you have a hipster apartment? 

- This piece in the Paris Review is super timely: The Human Centipede or How to Move to New York

- Would you attend a female masturbation class? Well this writer from The Cut did.

- Deeply in love with this woman’s style  

 x Stylishly Yours!

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Required Reading: 11.2.12

By November 2, 2012 Links
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Solo in Prints Giving Tribal Realness

x Stay Classy!

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Required Reading: 8.24.12

By August 24, 2012 Links
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  • Blogger extraordinaire Gala Darling is hosting a Blogacademy in NY in October! Sign up!
  • Refinery 29 is highlighting Working Girls for the month of August. Check out Jamala Johns, loved her style & words on work.
  • Who doesn’t love Brad Goreski from Rachel Zoe fame? Check out his interview with Elle mag. 
  • Sweet little hotel roundup for you lovebirds from The Huffington Post
  • I’ve been trying to lower my sugar consumption. Check out this shocking infographic on just how much sugar we consume.
  • Your favorite TV apartments floor plans. Carrie’s apartment was huge!
  • Interesting take on why women can’t gain influence in Hollywood. Really a top-notch piece from Forbes.

 Have a stunning weekend!

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Required Reading: 7.27.12

By July 27, 2012 Links
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Book Wonderland –  Ji Hye Park photographed by Bosung Kim for VOGUE Korea 

What I’m Reading!

What I’m Watching


Comedian Sasheer Zamata recounts her experience with a flasher. Hilarious & disturbing!

Fashion darling Chloe Sevingy stars in Miu Miu’s F/W 2012 Campaign

x Take 2 steps forward!

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Required Reading: 7.20.12

By July 20, 2012 Links
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Behind the Scenes of Ulyana Sergeenko Fall 2012 Couture Show


Great sound and video from the Noisettes. “Winner” off their new album Contact. How divine is her hat?!

Get some work done this weekend!

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Required Reading: 7.13.12

By July 13, 2012 Links
The Glamourai

Loving this shot from The Glamourai-styled photoshoot

Must Reads!

Must See!


Amy Poehler gives some funny and candid advice to a 14-year-old who wants to wear makeup

Have a good Friday!

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Required Reading: 7.6.12

By July 6, 2012 Links
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What We’re Reading!

What We’re Watching!

This spoof of 16 & Pregnant is hilarious! 

Filmed over 44 days in 11 countries, this is a great moving video that will stir the wanderlust in you!

Do something outrageous!

 

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