Weekly Reads and Finds 281

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I am not sure of you heard, but a month or two ago Matches Fashion declared that they were shutting down operations which is sad to see.

They have a house brand called Raey that I truly hope is able to branch off on its own and doesn’t disappear entirely.

Every season I have Raey pieces on my wishlist but never buy them because they gernally lean to, to pricey with the duties and exchange rate, but I always remain hopeful to find some in the secondhand market.

Anyway, everything on the site is on super sale now, and I was able to get a Raey sweatshirt dress that I have wanted for three years. It was 70% off.

It arrived today and I love it. I was unsure about the size since there were no exchanges or returns, but it fits well. I am tempted to grab one in a different colour before they all are gone.

That is my purchase of the week, and a pair of Adidas culotte style track pants that I found secondhand on Poshmark.

They arrived today as well and I didn’t realize that I needed a cropped pair of track pants in my wardrobe until now. Perfect for the hot months.

In case you missed it, I posted a romantic style capsule yesterday that has a 1930s influence.

Weekly Reads and Some Videos:

How the Fridge Changed Flavour

Some people with insomnia think they are awake but they’re actually asleep.

“What is something someone who has never been poor wouldn’t understand?” – Via Threads

The myth about cars that’s hurting cities.

“Elephants call each other by name and respond when they hear others call their name, according to new research.”

A reproduction of the DC Comics Style Guide from 1982 is available for preorder.

These Cardboard & Scotch Tape Vases Are Actually Ceramic Pots.

Alternative ways to sign off your emails with.

How postwar Warsaw was rebuilt using 18th century paintings

Niche Museums: Find tiny museums near you

Download Issues of “Weird Tales” (1923–1954): The Pioneering Pulp Horror Magazine Features Original Stories by Lovecraft, Bradbury & Many More

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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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