As the accompanying images suggest, the execution of this post was seriously hampered by my need to stare at pictures from the Spring 2014 couture collections. I can’t decide if I prefer Dior, Chanel or Viktor & Rolf, but either way I’m excited by the introduction of couture-approved trainers. But onto something more substantial:
The ‘do what you love mantra’ just devalues work and hurts workers: is it an overrated daydream?
Is there life after the office? Former Red mag editor Sam Baker has something to say
Pulls no punches: we kill ourselves because we are haunted
For writers: the value of words and the reasons why it’s worth writing them. And, related in my head at least, Rachel Hills has embraced Quality not Commodity (that’s speaking because you have something to say, rather than because you need to be heard)
Life as a female journalist: hot or not?
Virginia Woolf and how to read a book
Why its worth banishing men every once in a while
What’s missing in Wolf of Wall Street? Women, obviously.
And just because: the best screen-style moments of 2013