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 Start the week with some interesting reads!

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One of my girl crushes, Zooey Deschanel recently had an awesome, outspoken interview with Marie Claire for their September issue.

This was interesting: how Friends portrayed a different New York than that of Sex & the City and Girls.

The New York Times looks into how an alternative weekly in Miami broke the latest steroid scandal. (Bet they’re a bit jealous it wasn’t them.)

Geeky, but cool: the evolution of the New York City subway map.

Don’t forget, I also write for Lovelyish. Here are some of my most recent posts…

Beyoncé Debuts Chic Pixie Cut |Kate Flaunts A Real Post-Baby Body | Some Of Our Favorite Retailers Are Fighting Against A ‘Living Wage’ Bill | 7 Cute Cases And Sleeves To Protect Your Kindle

Read any good articles lately?

~ Sarah

Fashion Inspiration: P.J. from My Boys





Thanks to Netflix’s Instant Watch, I get a chance to watch series I never caught on tv. One of these was My Boys, a sitcom about P.J., a sportswriter in Chicago and her group man-child best friends. The show was actually pretty entertaining (which is magnified by the fact you can watch the next episode, uh, instantly), and P.J. was a fun, relatable character.

P.J. also has a fun taste in fashion too. Her wardrobe is all about comfort, features lots of classic and simple pieces in bright colors. Here are sample outfits that I think P.J. would love in her closet:

My Boys Inspiration - P.J.
Button-down – Hollister; Jeans – H&M; Necklace – Macy’s; Lipgloss – Victoria’s Secret; Nike’s – DSW.

 P.J. loves a good button-down (plus henleys and tanks!), so I paired a striped one with trendy flared jeans. She also is constantly wearing sneakers, and these bright pink Nike’s add a nice contrast. P.J. often wears her hair in ponytail (Cameron Diaz’s one here is perfection) and a simple circle necklace. Swipe on a fruity lip gloss for a simple makeup look.

My Boys Inspiration - P.J. #2

Button-down, tank top – Old Navy; Jeans – Levi’s; Earrings – Juicy Couture; Flats – Oasis.

Another look P.J. often rocks is pairing a colorful tank with a button-down in a contrasting color – colorblocking at its easiest. Skinnies in a dark wash are comfortable and flattering. Add a girly touch with floral stud earrings and glitter cap-toe flats (I love these!).

Don’t forget your reporter’s notebook! Have any of watched My Boys? Would you wear these outfits? Let me know in the comments!

~ Sarah

P.S. Jeans are not recommended in this heat wave!

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