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Every Friday we bring you five pieces of news worth their weight in gold. We scour the internet so that you don’t have to.
[Disclaimer: just as diamonds are a girl’s best friend, we are fully aware that online articles hold no weight, and as such, given the choice, as we are technically financial advisers, please choose the gold. Having said that, as our good friend Bertrand Russel once stated: “There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge”]

 

PEGGY GUGGENHEIM1Peggy Guggenheim: Art Patron, Feminist, Socialite and affair connoisseur

Peggy Guggenheim was born to a wealthy New York family (niece of the founder of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York City) and became internationally equally known for her scandalous affairs (she reportedly answered “My own, or other people's?” when asked how many husbands she has had) as well as for changing the face of 20th century modern art (she discovered among many others Jackson Pollock).

Vanity Fair interviews filmmaker Lisa Immordino Vreeland, whose documentary “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict opens in theatres November 6, on finding the lost tape recordings of interviews with Peggy Guggenheim (literally lost in an old basement) and her undeniable contribution to the art world HERE


 

 


     

    UBER2The inspirational and captivating General Counsel for Uber, Salle Yoo, shares advise at a conference in Washington, D.C., hosted by ChiPs on how she not only created a diverse legal team for Uber, but also ensures equal pay between men and women in her team. 
    I also have a policy that if someone gets a sign-on bonus, the other person who has equivalent experience and comes in at that level at that same time, he or she gets the same upfront bonus. I once told a female hire, “I’m giving you a sign-on bonus even though you didn’t push for it.” I told her so that next time, she would think to ask for it directly.”

    Via Forbes – read more

     

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    Margaret Thatcher the guardian pussy bow blouse V&A

    3We have long saluted the late Margaret Thatcher for her ability to find the perfect balance when fusing fashion and power. And just as the pussy-bow blouse made a return to the catwalk this year, Jonathan Jones reports for The Guardian on why the V&A has made a grave mistake refusing to exhibit the fashion collection of The Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher, this year.

    Read more HERE

    Christies luckily is more in tune with Mrs Thatchers contribution not only to world history but also her timeless style. Her collection will go on sale on 15 December in London. Please click here for more information
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      4Tis’ the season to be sneezing: Tatler guides us on the not to do list of coming down with the flu with an article on the etiquette of the cold

      Via Tatler

      5Harper’s Bazaar publishes their women of the year list HERE

      Via Harper's Bazaar


        We leave you with this final quote from Peggy Guggenheim: “I look back on my life with great joy. I think it was a very successful life. I always did what I wanted and never cared what anyone thought. Women’s liberation? I was a liberated woman long before there was a name for it.


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