October 11, 2014

Must Reads: Split Personality Texting and Truman Capote

Every week we skim dozens of articles, some good, some bad, but most wholly unremarkable. If you don’t have the time or patience to comb through dozens of blogs and magazines for the must-know pieces that everyone will be talking about, don’t stress, I’ve got you covered.

Here’s the best on fashion, beauty, life, and culture from this week: October 6-10, 2014. 

1. Split Personality Texting Disorder via ManRepeller
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Ever dated a quiet guy who texted like Justin Bieber? Or wondered why your party girl BFF texts like a law student?

Yeah, It’s Split Personality Texting and it’s a thing. 

2. 10 Accessory Trends Worth The Waitlists via Refinery29

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Get in line. Now. 

3. On Richard Avedon: Truman Capote’s 1959 Essay on the Master Photographercap

In 1959, Richard Avedon published his first collection of portraits, Observations. Included in the volume was this essay about Avedon’s work written by Truman Capote, who also supplied text accompanying Avedon’s photographs. The essay, titled “On Richard Avedon,” was published this week in Art in America: Writings From the Age of Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and Minimalism (Library of America).

4. Adventures In Extreme Vitamin Treatments via IntoTheGloss

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“Admittedly, the promise of a hangover cure is what initially lured me to Intravenous Vitamin Therapy. As someone susceptible to incapacitation the day after, not the night of drinking, receiving a glut of vitamins seemed a healthier option than the ritualistic bacon, egg, and cheese, persistent nausea, and, at minimum, seven scattered naps—even if it meant voluntarily sticking a needle in my arm.”

5. Interview Outfit Advice From 11 Fashion Bosses via The Coveteur. 

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What to wear to an interview according to chic and powerful people who could actually hire you. Or who you wish would hire you, anyway. 

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