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The ease and affordability of fast fashion may be appealing when you’re running on three hours of sleep

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But when it comes to actually looking and feeling your best in the post-delivery haze, you’ll want postpartum styles that reflect your new mom lifestyle and won’t rip, tatter or tear after just a few wears. From jumpsuits and everyday dresses to party dresses and blouses with hidden zippers, we uncovered nursing-friendly clothes that are worth the splurge. So, don’t sacrifice fashion for function because if you’re ever going to invest in yourself, now’s the time. You deserve it, Mama. photo: Boob Boob Duo Shirtdress Following the success of the brand's first nursing-friendly button-down top, the Duo Shirt, Boob has...

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With Earth Month on its way, there are several mindfully made collections to know right now including a new collaboration between sustainability-focused jewellery designer Sandy Leong and Gemfield

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s. Read on to get the goods on what’s new in the world of fashion. Sandy Leong and Gemfields introduce the Sol collection Photography courtesy of Gemfields With nearly ten years behind her as a sustainability-focused jewellery designer, Sandy Leong chose to collaborate with gemstone supplier Gemfields on an offering of pieces that are made with “responsibly sourced emeralds, 18 karat recycled gold and conflict-free diamonds,” as noted in a press release. Running the gamut in featuring everything from petite diamond pavé earrings to extravagant cuffs, 10 percent of sales of the Sol collection will go towards benefitting children and...

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire’s tragic resonance

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Just as the Titanic was supposed to be unsinkable, the Asch Building was supposed to be fireproof. Built of iron and steel, the 10-story structure was one of New York City's growing number of "skyscrapers" when it was completed in 1901, a modern wonder with its freight elevators and its brightly-lit lofts. But "fireproof" was strictly a legal term, offering assurances of the building's durability — but no such guarantees for those who toiled inside. On a bright spring afternoon in 1911, nearing the end of the six-day workweek, a fire broke out on the eighth floor of the Triangle...

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Getting Rid of Clothes That Don’t Fit: Do They Hurt Body Image?

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Getting rid of clothes that don’t fit and the extra body image issues they cause is a huge topic for many of my readers. For this reason, I decided to UPDATE this post from 2016 and record a podcast episode on the topic (airing early April!) Last week I preformed a seasonal ritual. I call it the Semi-Annual Swapping Out of the Seasonal Clothing. Every year when I’m certain that Spring has sprung and my need for sweaters and fleece-lined leggings has passed, I carry a 200 pound (only a slight exaggeration) plastic tub of clothing up the stairs and begin...

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17 Top Laundry Hangings for 2021

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  ZZQ Shoe Rack, Folding Laundry Towel Drying Rack Balcony Windowsill Fence Guardrail Corridor, Stainless Steel Retractable Clothes Hanging Racks with Clips for Drying Socks - 3- useful—efficiently drying the socks, towels, scarf, shoes or other small delicate items applicable for balcony, windowsill ,fence ,guardrail ,corridor,laundry room, bathroom, garden or wherever you go. 2- product—weight 15 lb / measures 60cmx32cm/ 236″x 126″, foldable design is easy for storage, saving a lot of valuable space can be folded when not in useit can be stored under almost any peice of furniture or in a drawer. 5- note—please do not hang heavier items...

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