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Jess Ann Kirby photographs the architecture in Charleston, South Carolina.

Well this week took quite a turn. What started out as any other normal week turned into a few days of extensive research about fabric production and the fashion industry. I still have a lot to learn but it has been an eye opening experience. We have, shocker, more rain the forecast the next few days, but next week I have a shoot with one of my favorite brands in Newport so I am really excited. More to come on that. Happy weekend everyone.

If you’re looking for something to buy, try, read, share or pin, we’ve got you covered. Here’s the best of the week…
Jess (J) & Caylin (C)

So it turns out that rich guys are most likely to have no idea what they’re talking about?!

If you haven’t seen my IG stories, I’m partnering with Thrive Market for a month and you can get 25% off your order plus a free month membership at ThriveMarket.com/JessAnnKirby. One of my favorite places to shop for organic groceries.

Do longer business hours increase the gender wage gap?

Who doesn’t love a good book list! Here are some of the best books to read this year.

You won’t be able to read this essay on grief without tearing up.

May horoscopes are in.

Excited to try this linen dress from Reformation. I went back and forth about the color but ultimately decided on black because I think I’ll wear it more. (J)

You guys loved my TGIF playlist from last week so I wanted to share Victoria’s latest playlist, she always has great music recs.

Why influencers and brands need to use their power and privilege to promote diversity and inclusion.

Some clean beauty makeup and skincare picks from the Sephora VIB Sale.

Loved this post from Grace about staying positive while dating, but more importantly building a life you love.

The low down if you’ve ever wondered what really happens during a dinner scene in movie or television show.

This interview with Anjelica Huston gives a revealing glimpse into what went on in Hollywood through different stages of her career.

I’m really excited to be the keynote at the Blog Societies Conference in Atlanta this August. If you’re interested in attending you can use code bff25 to get 25% off your ticket.

We all want to go on fun and exotic vacations, but here’s how to get away even if you’re short on cash.

Another day, another terrifying true crime story. This one is about college students manipulated by a classmate’s father.

This organic cotton tee from & Other Stories is so soft. I sized up.

Do you guys read the blog Husbands That Cook? Their vegetarian recipes are awesome and they recently came out with a new cookbook. They’re so sweet and genuine! (C)

Obamas+Netflix programming? Consider us intrigued. To be fair they sound really interesting.

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  1. Thanks for all of these, I love reading through your picks on a Friday afternoon!

    I hope you have a great Friday,
    Michael
    https://www.mileinmyglasses.com

    • Jessica says:

      I’m so glad! Thanks Michael. Caylin always finds such great articles too. It’s one of my favorite posts we do.