Weekly Reads and Finds 280

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Earlier this week I had a migraine that knocked me on my ass. I haven’t had one like that in a long time which I am very thankful for, but boy did it suck.

It also reminded me that it would be smart to actually go out and get that Gravol that I said I was going to buy because I really could have used some that night.

When I was scrolling through Poshmark this past week post-migraine, I came across some Dries Van Noten booties that a woman has had for over 20 years and never really worn.

She just couldn’t bring herself to get rid of them which I totally get.

I’ve had some serious talks with myself lately about holding on to pieces that are just taking up room, and am sorting through and getting rid of and selling pieces that I am willing to part with.

Anyway, I bought them.

I justified the purchase because first, I love Dries Van Noten and have been searching for pieces that make sense in my wardrobe.

Second, he is retiring so he won’t be putting anything new out anymore and his older stuff is going to be harder to find and the prices will go up significantly for this reason.

Third, I sold a few things on Poshmark that covered the cost.

And fourth, because they are super badass.

I let her know they were going to a good home, and that I will care for and appreciate them, so hopefully she feels better about it.

Bonus, she lives in Quebec and shipped them Thursday morning which means I got them today because one of the main mail sorting warehouses is here and I usually get my stuff super quick.

That being said, they arrived, and they are amazing just as I knew they would be.

That was my purchase this week, that and a cream wool sweater from Banana Republic that was on super sale plus and additional 30% off.

It is quite large with a kind of lighter open knit which feels more spring-like than fall/winter.

It caught my eye when I walked through the mall the other day wasting time while waiting to pick up my youngest from pottery class.

And just in case you missed it I talked about the French Girl Summer aesthetic yesterday and built a summer capsule wardrobe around the concept.

Weekly Reads and Some Videos:

The Trailer for Black Barbie

Download Free Coloring Books From Museums and Libraries

Every Kind of Bridge Explained in 15 Minutes

How learning about the science of shyness helped me

The trailer for When We Were Wizards: An Oral History of Dungeons & Dragons. A podcast series on Apple and Spotify.

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‘Money Isn’t Everything,’ Says Person Who Has It

World-first tooth-regrowing drug will be given to humans in September. Honestly, something like this was not even on my radar. I figured you lost a tooth, you got a fake one for life.

Things the guys who stole my phone have texted me to try to get me to unlock it. This is funny just for the sheer audacity.

The Best Podcasts of 2024 So Far

Brats, a Documentary Film About the 80s Hollywood Brat Pack

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Sara

Sara is the founder and creative behind livelovesara. A George Brown College Fashion Styling Graduate, she provides advice on finding your personal style regardless of age and budget. She is always on the hunt for the perfect wardrobe piece and is a vintage and thrifting enthusiast who can't wait to share her newest finds. She is also trying to learn French.

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  1. My 19 year old needs a business casual minimalist wardrobe to get her through her summer internship.. what do you suggest? We live in Northern California

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