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Before you throw in the towel on summer, remember that after July comes August. While it might be easy to forget the month amid all that fall work prep, a whole month of beaching, BBQing, and bonfire-ing still exists before Labor Day rings in the unofficial start of autumn. So, we're making sure we optimize the heck out of what's left. Step one: wearing our bathing suit everywhere.
Should the opportunity to submerge ourselves in a pool or the ocean present itself, we want to be swim-ready at a moment's notice. Yes, we'll concede this sounds a tad unnecessary, but the idea of fashioning our maillots into outfits not involving cover-ups feels refreshing and a bit daring, too. Ahead, we whipped up four incredible looks — yes, even a work-friendly option — starring this surprise item that's actually meant for splashing around.
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We can't claim we've ever plucked a Comme Des Garçons look straight from the runway and worn it for our annual review, or showed up to an interview in a carnival-esque Thom Browne dress. That's because, as amazing as they may be, many high-fashion trends won't earn HR's stamp of approval.
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Homemade granola before work is great, but let’s be honest, there’s seldom an occasion when we’ve ever got round to actually making it. Muesli is alright, but if all we’ve got is cornflakes and milk, we can’t hack it: we’ll cut our losses and get breakfast en route. Whilst yes, brekkie on the go might be bit read