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Exactly How You Should Spend Your Tax Refund This Weekend

Tax season is officially over, which means it’s time to irresponsibly spend your refund on everything you’ve wanted to buy all year. Just in case you haven’t brainstormed a concrete plan, Sephora is here with its Beauty Insider Spring Bonus sale to help you spend all that extra cash.

Starting today, Sephora is offering loyalty members special discounts on everything (minus The Ordinary). That means 15% off the purchase

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This Exhibit Will Change The Way You Think About Fashion

Fashioned from Nature, the Victoria & Albert Museum’s next big fashion exhibition, has arrived, inviting audiences to “trace the complex relationship between fashion and the natural world” from 1600 to the present day. And it’s more than just an archive of really cool clothes. The split-level show explores how designers have been inspired by nature – from the feathers of birds to the fluidity of the sea – and how, at the same time, fashion has harmed our planet.

Asking two questions – “How can we design

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Hey Petite Ladies! Your Dream Business Casual Collection Has Arrived

Few dress codes are as difficult to nail as business casual. A rule of thumb for most corporate offices, business casual lives within the murky waters somewhere between three-piece suits and jeans. That leaves a lot to of room for confusion, let alone finding proper options for those who fall outside “straight sizing.” But a petite-only fashion line, aptly named Petite Studio, is bringing women 5′ 4″ and under just that with a new collection of work staples.

Launched just over a year and a half ago, the New York City-based

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The Best Signs From The National School Walkout

Thousands of students across the country poured into streets, parks, and public squares to call for an end to gun violence in the second school walkout of the year on Friday. After the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, young activists are demanding measures such as banning assault weapons, universal background checks, and a minimum age of 21 on all gun purchases.

The National School Walkout began with a moment of silence for school shooting victims, and continued with rallies, educational and volunteer

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