[MONDAYS ARE FINE] OCTOBER 22
 Maruja Mallo on a Monday.

Maruja Mallo on a Monday.

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1. Women on power – and powerlessness: This new series from The Cut explores one of the most complex and important social dynamics of our times.

2. “You have to go through the darkness, through the underground, before you get to the light.” Oliver Burkeman’s profile on the Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami feels topical in more ways than one.

3. If you were unable to make it to The New York Times’ New Rules Summit last month you can check out all the coverage of the panels - which focused on the barriers facing women as they enter their careers -  over here

4. While you’re planning your Halloween look, maybe take a moment to think about the work-related project or idea you’ve been putting off because it scares you. How could you get out of your own way and take a step towards your creative fulfillment? Our FEAR-FIGHTING FACTSHEET is formulated to help you do just that. Get it here.

5. For further reading on fear and the creative process, check out this list on the ever-excellent Brainpickings - and then download the full Q4 syllabus from The WW Club Class of 2018, which features plenty more recommendations for helpful podcasts, articles, and talks.

HAPPENINGS

NEW YORK

If the painting by Maruja Mallo at the top of this week's newsletter caught your eye, don't miss your chance to see it in the flesh at an exhibition of the surrealist artist's work at Ortuzar Projects.

LONDON

Looking to add a live music moment to your autumn calendar? Consider Blood Orange at O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire on October 29.

LOS ANGELES

LA #UNSHUTTERED at the Getty Center showcases the work of 23 Los Angeles-area high schoolers exploring social issues through photography. 

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It’s about to be trackpant szn. Stock up.

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Can’t go wrong with a Vintage Valentino vibe.

 A  new HG lipliner  (for those of us who still wear lipliner). 

new HG lipliner (for those of us who still wear lipliner). 

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[MONDAYS ARE FINE] OCTOBER 16
  Suzannah Pettigrew  on a Monday.

Suzannah Pettigrew on a Monday.

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1. Looking for a regular dose of motivation to carry you through the rest of the year? Get all our Q4 homework assignments sent straight to your inbox (for free!) over here.

2. What's it like being an 18-year-old girl around the world? The New York Times sent teen photographers from various parts of the planet to capture what being 18 looks like in their communities. Eye-opening, for real.

3. You're likely familiar with the idea of Attachment Styles as they apply to romantic relationships - but how does being Fearful Avoidant or Anxious Preoccupied affect you in the workplace?

4. Bored of reading books by old white males? Us, too. The Paris Review's Feminize Your Canon explores the lives of underrated and underread female authors, to help you bring some balance to your bookshelf.

5. Who doesn't love a glimpse into the habits and routines that make up a creative life? Filmmaker Crystal Moselle meditates twice a day, does Pilates on YouTube, and loves cheap bronzer. A woman after our own hearts (read Phoebe's interview with her in the current issue of Riposte).

HAPPENINGS

NEW YORK

Trace the history of the most polarizing color at the Museum at FIT's Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color starting in the 18th century until today, featuring contemporary pink designs from Rei Kawakubo, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, and more. The show is on display until January 5.

LONDON

Presented by NYC’s New Museum, The Store X will be exhibiting work from 21 acclaimed artists and filmmakers who have shown their films at the museum over the last 10 years. This collection will explore the ways in which images shape memory. Running until December 9.

LOS ANGELES

Each piece in Craft & Folk Art Museum's Of Thorns and Love exhibit was created by Egyptian-born, LA-based artist Sherin Guirguis and was inspired by the work of early 20th-century Egyptian feminist poet Doria Shafik. Shafik’s legacy has been largely erased by history, and Guirguis’s work aims to change that by creating a new space for her in contemporary feminism. Show runs through January 9.

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For days when you mean business.

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perfect crewneck is worth its weight in gold (or quality cotton).

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[MONDAYS ARE FINE] OCTOBER 8
 Bridget Riley on a Monday.

Bridget Riley on a Monday.

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1. Face the fear - and have faith in your ability to overcome it.That's the energy we're coming with for the first month of Q4, which is all about working well (definitely not the same thing as working more, btw!) Enroll in the CLASS OF 2018 for worksheets + weekly homework assignments that will act as your personal cheerleader/business coach all OctoberFind out how to get in on it here.

2. Libra season is upon us, and we could probably all do with taking a moment to channel its rebalancing energy. Forgotten how?! Here's a reminder of how to keep calm in almost any context, via the brilliant writer (and Libran, obvi), Sarah Nicole Prickett.

3. What an overall beautiful production this NYT profile is, featuring "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins, styled by fashion's own Shiona Turini, set designed by brilliant artist Mickalene Thomas, and written by Angel Flournoy, author of "The Turner House". A pure pleasure read.

4. Vanity Fair's Future Innovators List is here and they predict that there are big things to come for: "Diversity, firms funding women, critics of Big Tech, disinformation experts, and leaders in categories like agriculture, tech, and logistics." There are plenty of forward-thinking women on this list you'll want to read up on.


5. No one person has all the answers (alas), so it might be worth diversifying your support network. Here's a strong case for why you need these 5 types of mentors in your life.

HAPPENINGS

NEW YORK

See the long-unrecognized talents of Hilma af Klint - whose colorplay and radical abstraction were remarkably ahead of her time - at the Guggenheim starting on October 12 at Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future.

LONDON

Until October 25, London is brimming with amazing pop-ups and events for City Life Festival. They've got everything on the calendar from an evening of "Forgotten Women" storytelling with UK Broadly editor Zing Tsjeng to a West Indian Sunday roast. The line-up is all over the place, but in a great way.

LOS ANGELES
The mission of the inaugural Female Filmmakers Festival’s mission is to create space for and celebrate women filmmakers and inspire other film fanatics along the way. From October 10 - 12 at Downtown Independent.

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A sassy (yes, I said sassy!) antidote to rainy days.

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Just repurchased this at the airport and can report: It's still the best.

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[MONDAYS ARE FINE] OCTOBER 1
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1. The last quarter of 2018 starts today — are you ready for this?! In Q4, we’re honing in on: Fighting fear. Getting your mind right. Celebrating wins. Sound relevant? Sign up for the CLASS OF 2018 to get weekly assignments, regular worksheets, a custom syllabus + more. Enroll in the CLASS OF 2018 right now!

2. Also on this week's to-do list: Review all of your worksheets if you haven’t done so already, remind yourself of your goals for the year, what you’ve accomplished so far, and what’s left to go. If you’re new to the CLASS OF 2018, you can buy buy the Q3 bundle here for the condensed version!

3. Channel that Back To School Spirit with The New York Times'nostalgia-packed reading list.

4. Why you're still procrastinating on your 2018 goals (and what to do about it).


5. Interested in how hormones affect your mood, productivity, and energy levels? We highly recommend browsing the Moody Month archives to learn a thing or two.

HAPPENINGS

NEW YORK

Marvel over some rarely-seen works of Georgia O'keeffe's time spent in Hawai’i in 1939, that haven’t been shown together since 1940. Find this stunning exhibition at the New York Botanical Garden until October 28.

LONDON

See new artwork from iconic Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, including a brand new Infinity Mirror Room designed just for this exhibition, called The Moving Moment When I Went To The Universe. Find it at the Victoria Miro from October 3 until December 21.

LOS ANGELES

Be among fellow feminists as you stand up for women’s rights and an end to slut shaming at the 4th annual SlutWalk.

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Who knew a toaster could be chic? But behold: a chic toaster.

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[MONDAYS ARE FINE] SEPTEMBER 24
 Julia Rommel on a Monday.

Julia Rommel on a Monday.

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1. Feeling a bit frazzled as the quarter comes to a close? Get organized and cross off your last few goals with the help of our full CLASS OF 2018 Q3 curriculum. You can catch up on all the CLASS OF 2018 content you might've missed over the last three months, including a full syllabus of reading/viewing/listening material and 3x original worksheets to help you evolve + expand your creative career. It's (almost) a wrap!

2. Or if you're geared up + ready to go for Q4 - enrollment begins today! Sign up for the CLASS OF 2018 and we'll have you covered with a quarter's worth of content guaranteed to help you end the year on a high note. Q4 theme = WORKING WELL - in mind, body, and bank.

3. FAO Londoners: Phoebe will be leading a workshop designed to help you plan and execute a strong Q4 this Friday at COURIER Live(the excellent London-based business magazine for which she's also a columnist), and moderating a conversation on the new resale economy with Depop's CEO Maria Raga, among other retail movers and shakers. Find out more about the all-day festival here and getyour tix here with a 20% discount using the code WWCLUB20

4. Now that you can order everything from alcohol to beauty treatments straight to your doorstep, it's no wonder the Homebody Economy is booming. Just in time for hibernation season.

5. An interview with Dorothy Parker in the summer of 1956? Every part is nostalgia overload for the old New York (and especially the fashion magazine industry of the past) that you can only imagine from soundbites like this one.

HAPPENINGS

NEW YORK

Over a fifteen year period, filmmaker Leilah Weinraub documented the independent cash economy and intimate relationships inside of a black lesbian strip club in LA called Shakedown. Watch a showing at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise -  check the times here.

LONDON

In case you scrolled too quickly - Phoebe is leading a workshop and panel conversation at Courier Live this Friday: an all-day live event focused on modern business culture - and The WW Club readers can get a 20% discount on tickets using the code WWCLUB20. Get yours here.

WASHINGTON D.C.

Get your tickets for Pop-Up Magazine: an IRL collection of stories from brilliant writers, journalists, photographers, filmmakers and more. September 25, be there!

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  Love  stuff that looks expensive,  but really isn't.

Love stuff that looks expensive, but really isn't.

  Stussy Women  strikes again.

Stussy Women strikes again.

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[MONDAYS ARE FINE] SEPTEMBER 17
  Alexandria Coe  on a Monday.

Alexandria Coe on a Monday.

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1. Work in the present. Yes, Q3 is winding down and it's easy to get caught up in your plans to crush Q4 - but make the most of the time you have in this quarter. Push yourself creatively with our BACK TO SCHOOL worksheet that helps you to create your own curriculum + fill the last few weeks of Q3 with good books, thoughts, and ideas.Download your copy here.

2. For our New Yorkers looking for some new places to eat, work, and shop or out-of-towners trying to explore, I shared some of my go-to Brooklyn restaurants, bars, shops, and more with travel app TRIPPIN. Download it here to check out a few of my favorite neighborhood spots.

3. "No one likes to be judged unfairly. It is dehumanizing and traumatizing. When you are a person with a disability, feeling like people are looking at you or judging you is one of the most fraught experiences. So what do you do when your job is to have people look at you?" writer Keah Brown asks of three models with disabilities for Teen Vogue.

4. Viola Davis answers New York Times' reader questions on finding roles worthy of her talent, proving herself time and time again, andhow all good projects have to cost something.

5. The intro of Fader's profile on Dev Hynes (AKA Blood Orange)poetically captures his sonic excellence and knack for capturing the energy of summertime in the city. Peak music journalism.

HAPPENINGS

NEW YORK

Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy at The Met Breuershows artwork from the last 50 years, examining the rightful distrust of government by civilians. Opens September 18.

LONDON

Beirut-based artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan's new show Earwitness Theatre at Chisenhale Gallery investigates the politics of 'earwitnesses' and their statements, using 95 pieces from real legal cases to explore "how the experience and memory of acoustic violence is connected to the production of sound effects."

LOS ANGELES

Perfect way to bring Q3 to a close: an evening with the Carters. Catch Beyoncé and Jay-Z's On The Run II Tour at the Rose Bowl on September 22 + 23.

PHOEBE LIKES

 Currently obsessed with  Penguin's short reads series  - this box set would be a great gift.

Currently obsessed with Penguin's short reads series - this box set would be a great gift.

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 My friend Sandeep's new Brooklyn store  Salter House  is chock full of  tasteful objects like this .

My friend Sandeep's new Brooklyn store Salter House is chock full of tasteful objects like this.

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[MONDAYS ARE FINE] SEPTEMBER 10
 James Turrell on a Monday.

James Turrell on a Monday.

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1. Counting down the last few weeks of Q3 - let's keep it chill, but productive. Compile your list of absolute *must-do's*, determine what tasks or projects can wait for next quarter, plan out the leisure time you have left. Get our Digital Detox guide for one last pre-fall refresh - or sign up to become a The WW Club member for access to all of our CLASS OF 2018 Q3 (and soon-to-come Q4) content.

2. In the Business of Fashion's new podcastDiane von Furstenberg talks about building a resilient fashion empire in an ever-changing world, what she's learned during 45 years in the business, how she created the iconic wrap dress from scraps (while pregnant) and the eternal importance of being your own best friend. A revitalizing listen.

3. We loved this roundup of books that acclaimed writers would include in high school curriculums if they could. 

4. Gal-dem sat down with British Vogue's new Digital Editor Alice Casely-Hayford on changing the face of one of fashion's oldest institutions.

5. Why trying to dodge jet lag is only setting yourself up for failure - physically and mentally.

HAPPENINGS

NEW YORK

Between 1963 and 1983, black artists across the country were creating some of the most revolutionary artwork the world has ever seen. See over 150 pieces from the era at Brooklyn Museum's newest exhibition, Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.

LONDON

You don’t want to miss the chance to see Janelle Monae's Dirty Computer tour. Lucky for you, she's playing two shows: September 11 + 12 at Roundhouse.

LOS ANGELES

Don't forget: LACMA is free for LA County residents on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 3–5 PM, and Friday from 3–8 PM. Right now they're showing a wide range of exhibitions, like Fantasies and Fairy Tales and The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art.

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 A trip home to London always requires a  Neal’s Yard reup .

A trip home to London always requires a Neal’s Yard reup.

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