Magda Lech

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13 People Share The Books That Changed Their Careers

Who says summer reads can’t have substance?<p><i>by</i><p>, Editorial Fellow at Thrive Global<p>Everyone has a book that changed them. Leading up to National Book …

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

Why You Should Surround Yourself With More Books Than You'll Ever Have Time to Read

An overstuffed bookcase (or e-reader) says good things about your mind.<p>Lifelong learning will help you be happier, earn more, and even stay healthier, experts say. Plus, plenty of the smartest names in business, from Bill Gates to Elon Musk, insist that the best way to get smarter is to read. So …

Bill Gates

Tsundoku: The art of buying books and never reading them - BBC News

<b>Do you have a habit of picking up books that you never quite get around to reading?</b><p>If this sounds like you, you might be unwittingly engaging in tsundoku - a Japanese term used to describe a person who owns a lot of unread literature.<p>@ellafsanders Report @ellafsanders Report<p>Prof Andrew Gerstle …

Top 50 Successful Shopify Stores in 2018 - Best Shopify Websites

Starting an online business can be intimidating. There are so many things you have to deal with, like how not to go broke or how to optimize your …

eCommerce

Ivanka Trump Wrote a Painfully Oblivious Book for Basically No One

Ivanka Trump, a daughter of and aide to the man whose election drove women to mount the largest protest in American history, has published a new book. It’s about how women can best achieve personal satisfaction and professional success. This is an ill-advised endeavor, in theory. In practice, it is …

8 Tips for Getting Investors to Fund Your Fashion or Retail Business

At our "How to Make It in Fashion" conference in L.A. on Friday, fashion and retail entrepreneurs shared their tips for pitching investors and …

I'm a 24-Year-Old Fashion Editor, and I'm Addicted to Zara

<i>Meet Lauren, Who What Wear's fashion editor and co-founder of The Devils Wear Zara. Lauren is so obsessed with Zara that we started calling her The</i> …

Retail Therapy Is Real: Here's Why It Works

Autonomy<p><i>Forbes</i> has noted how shopping can be a logical coping mechanism for people who feel like they have no control over their environment or …

Drugs, Wage Theft, And Boob Tape: Here’s What It’s Really Like Working In Fashion

Interviews with dozens of employees reveal that the glamorous industry is riddled with problems. But there are signs of hope.<p>Ana* had big dreams of launching a high-powered career in fashion. She was smart, ambitious, and willing to work hard. As an undergrad at Yale, she nabbed a coveted …

Why Fashion Can't Forget Its References

BoF speaks to leading fashion educators, who supply creative talent to the likes of Tom Ford, J.W.Anderson and Louis Vuitton, to uncover why the …

Wrap around corner frame : A new way to display pictures

The <b>Wrap Around Corner Frame</b> is a product offered by Photojojo. We presented something like this before here on Freshome, the “Angled Corner Picture …

Why Wealthy Shoppers Won't Buy Ivanka Trump’s Fashion

For the Ivanka Trump brand, fine jewellery has given way to mass-market merchandise sold via the online marketplaces of Walmart, Kmart, and Sears.<p><b>NEW</b> …

Fired Vogue editor burns down the house in blisteringly candid interview

The inner machinations of <i>Vogue</i> have been a source of intrigue and fascination for many years now. But, one former <i>British Vogue</i> editor just lifted the …

To Save Retail, Let It Die

The store of the future will become the most powerful media channel available to a brand, offering customer experiences that are the most profitable …

Profit

17 Delightful Children's Books Even Childless People Will Love

See Spot demolish the patriarchy.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Books

Amazing One-Line Illustrations Made With A Single, Continuous Pencil Stroke

French artist Christophe louis Quibe specialises in one-line illustrations, i.e. drawings made with a single stroke without lifting the pencil. His …

Barbara Hulanicki: "Polacy potrafią stworzyć coś z niczego"

33 Simple Home Improvement Ideas That Will Make Houseguests Instantly Jealous

There are so many awesome things about owning your own home. Instead of flushing your money away on rent every month, you can invest in property that …

Home

MM.LaFleur: The startup that wants to dress you for the office

By Sarah Halzack<p>It’s a tough moment to be a woman shopping for business attire.<p>As the “athleisure” trend keeps up its long tyranny, many retailers are ordering up loads of jogger pants and stylized sweatshirts instead of tailored trousers and silk blouses.<p>Meanwhile, mid-price stalwarts such as Ann …

Clothing

15 Times Tom Ford Has Waxed Poetic About Sex

Sex sells, and no one knows this better than the legendary fashion designer Tom Ford. In 2005, he told Bridget Foley, then at <i>W</i>: “When sex goes out of business, so do we.”<p>Ford's designs have always heightened luxury's sex appeal. He served as creative director at Gucci from 1994 to 2004, during …

valentina sampaio will take your breath away

We meet the Brazilian bombshell and first transgender model to grace the cover of Vogue.<p>Last month, French <i>Vogue</i> made fashion history when it revealed its March cover star. Valentina Sampaio, the model in question, is the first trans woman to appear on a <i>Vogue</i> cover, ever. Of course, the fashion …

Meet the 17-Year-Old Designer Who Had Everyone Buzzing at Paris Fashion Week

At age 15, Parisian high school student Pierre Kaczmarek launched a collection of t-shirts under the name Afterhomework(Paris). It was a hobby at the time--but two years later, he and his girlfriend, the 18-year-old stylist Elena Mottola, are some of the most anticipated young designers at Paris …

Megan Fox, Frederick's of Hollywood Co-Owner, Explains How "Naughty" Lingerie Can Empower Women

Megan Fox has done quite a bit over the course of her decade-plus career. Play a man-eating zombie? The mean girl foil to Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen? The love interest in an Eminem music video? Check, check, and check. Last September, however, Fox took on her most unexpected role to date: co-owner …

Fast Fashion Fading as H&M, Zara Shine Light on Strains

Retailers' recent results illustrate the difficulties facing the fashion industry as consumers divert spending to leisure activities and buy more of …

Forget Coding: Writing Is Design’s “Unicorn Skill”

In a new report, John Maeda explains why writing is a must-have skill for designers.<p>These days many designers can code–an increasingly important skill for landing a job. But few are just as fluent in their own language as they are in Javascript. That presents a serious problem in terms of design. …

The Jenna Lyons Era at J. Crew Comes to an End

Has the great fashion experiment at J. Crew come to an end?<p>On Monday, the downward spiral of the company that catapulted to trendsetting prominence on the back of Michelle Obama claimed its highest-profile head with the news that Jenna Lyons, officially president and executive creative director of …

How Models Ended Up Having Actual Sex in Eckhaus Latta's Spring 2017 Campaign

Though Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta have come to be known for their inventive casting since founding their label Eckhaus Latta, the designers gave themselves their most ambitious assignment yet recently: They were looking for people willing to not only be photographed in their spring 2017 collection, …

MATERNITY STYLE FOR EVERY EVENT

For the expectant and new mom who want to be super fashionable during one of the most amazing period of their lives. More than 200 layouts and 10 …