The Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List 249

Happy Friday? Have you had a good week? Today I’m heading to Hampshire to spend the day with Monica, and she’s promised to take me to her local Homesense store (can you believe I’ve never been before?). I don’t actually need anything new for my flat, but love home decor stores, so I can’t wait to rummage through their shelves. I hope you have a brilliant weekend, whatever you’ve got planned. And below you’ll find some of the week’s top life and style links…

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Over the weekend I took to Instagram to ask for help finding dresses for two upcoming September weddings, and I was introduced to the peer-to-peer fashion rental service By Rotation. It’s such a brilliant concept: you can rent out items from your own wardrobe, and also borrow pieces from other users.

A celebrity florist shares her top tips for working with flowers

Three things to look out for when shopping for a liquid eyeliner

Why Beto O’Rourke was right to ask the media “What the f**k?”

Have you ever heard of Detroit-style pizza? I hadn’t, but apparently it’s “made of a thick, focaccia-like dough with a crispy exterior, baked in a pan and topped with cheese on the bottom and tomato sauce on top.” Sounds good, right? Here’s a recipe.

Why it’s worth remembering you don’t have to monetise your passion.

What are you secretly good at?

Fancy taking on a DIY project for the weekend? This plank photo display looks like a fun crafting idea…

Red rounds up the best books to read, throughout August. I’m really intrigued by My Friend Anna by Rachel DeLoache Williams, which is about Anna Delvey, the fake German heiress who conned her way around New York.

How to eat on a first date to make sure you get a second one (apparently one of the secrets is sharing food).

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