The weather is back to blah and I’m left longing for the light that left us. Does anyone have any good sun dance routines handy? But enough about the humdrum weather in Boston, have you guys checked out our enormous summer sale??? With items priced at up to 85% off ALREADY, you take an ADDITIONAL 20% off with code SUMMERSALE. And it’s not even like the items we put on sale suck, there are gorgeous dresses (like The Love Garden Dress, awesome shoes (like The Illy Sandal, and dope rompers (like The Polished Twill Jumper, and so, SO much more. We’re clearing out our inventory to make room for all the great fall inventory we’re about to land. That’s the thing about fashion, it’s always one season ahead, so luckily for all us happy shoppers we get to buy our favorite seasonal pieces while they’re STILL in season!
My sister recently sent me a very interesting article which contrasts the unrealistic goals we set for ourselves in this narcissistic technological age of instant gratification and “liking” things with our expectations in actual relationships. He presents love as a threat to the techno-consumerist order. It’s a bit hard to absorb off the jump, but once you get into it the author makes a lot of really excellent points. Basically in this world of self promotion and putting yourself out there for hundreds, if not thousands, of anonymous strangers to ‘like’, we set ourselves up for the initial sting of rejection when faced with actual human emotions and interactions. My favorite quote from this article: “Love is about bottomless empathy, born out of the heart’s revelation that another person is every bit as real as you are. And this is why love, as I understand it, is always specific. Trying to love all of humanity may be a worthy endeavor, but, in a funny way, it keeps the focus on the self, on the self’s own moral or spiritual well-being. Whereas, to love a specific person, and to identify with his or her struggles and joys as if they were your own, you have to surrender some of your self.”  Read the full article here.

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