Weekend Reading, 5.13.23.

Weekend Reading 5.13.23

Happy weekend. Today is my dad’s birthday; we have a fun dinner planned for him tonight and then I fly to Venice tomorrow afternoon. I could not be more excited about this trip. It’s been a while since I’ve traveled somewhere brand new to me. I am so excited for exploring, apéritif culture, and spending time in a city I’ve always dreamed of visiting. Whatever you’re up to, I hope it is fab!

Weekend Reading, 5.13.23

A heartwarming read: Why are there so many Asian American women named Connie?

I wore these resin earrings to a party this week and got a truly bonkers amount of compliments: people thought they were Brent Neale! Nope, just a very good $75 find.

Is bringing your whole self to work a trap?

How to deal with tech neck.

This clutch is an actual work of art. Love.

8 new books to read or give this Mother’s Day.

So many good Alémais new arrivals. I am a bit obsessed with this one.

The headline made me giggle.

How 20 child-free adults respond to the question, “Why don’t you want kids?”

I just got this blazer (in the camel shade) and it is basically perfect. Love the fit.

The best places for solo travel.

Ordered this week: the perfect summer blazer.

The most beautiful small towns in the world.

How often should you change jobs?

This little rope tote is a great price — so cute! Love this color as well.

The best health spas in the US.

What is the difference between prebiotics and probiotics?

Vogue’s wardrobe essentials.

I just love this little leaf bag so much.

An interview with Jennifer Garner.

My fav joggers now come in the most fun blue shade.

Choose the activism that won’t make you miserable.

Why women not having kids became a panic.

This is such a great stripe t-shirt.

14 summer TV shows to get excited about. (I can’t wait for Platonic!)

LOVE these drape shorts. Such a great color (and price!).

This historic home has a negroni room!

Mmmm, these agua fresca recipes sound so refreshing.

The pop of pink on these classic New Balance sneakers is so fun.

Grilled chicken recipes to make this summer.

This shell necklace is so chic. Feels like something you’d find in your grandmother’s jewelry box (in the best way).

Diane von Furstenburg on embracing age and taking the selfie.

11 new books to read this month.

I bought a second pair of my fav party sandals — this time in gold.

How to discover the real South of France.

How to build an art town.

On the professional power of decisiveness.

The cut of this button-down is perfection.

This Long Beach bungalow is pretty dreamy!

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  1. Lynn:

    I couldn’t afford most of the clothes you wore this week so beautifully, but the Viori pants are my fave. Got one a purple gray and treated myself to a Dorsey necklace 17 inches because I had no one left here to buy it for me . So I bought it for myself. Wow I then got the huge guilt attacks . I guess it wore off because I got the joggers afterwards today . That 2 am retail therapy shopping has to stop. You just look too cute Have a wonderful trip! ❤️

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  2. Molly:

    I loved this list! Portland OR for travel solo, the ll bean tote for vogue essentials, and “how much time do you have?” for kids. thanks Grace xx Molly

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  3. Helen:

    Very exciting about Venice. Had you been to Belize before? Only I thought that destination was new to you too.

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    • Good catch. I guess a better way to phrase it was it’s been a long time since I explored a brand new city. We didn’t really do much in Belize. 🙂

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