8@8: Your Morning Scoop
J.K. Rowling and Roxane Gay defend one author against a gross mansplainer
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News of the Day:
+ J.K. Rowling and Roxane Gay came to the rescue after one man attempted to mansplain the concept of writing a book to one author. The authors and Twitter warriors replied to writer
, whose tweet went viral after one man tried to tell her that she actually "wrote a text," and that it took "other people & skills to make that into a book." The duo sent a warm congratulations to Kalbag on her massive accomplishment and insisted that she should be proud of all her hard work. See their tweets, below.
+ Another day, another nail trend. Cuticle tattoos are the newest nail art, according to Instagram feeds around the world. Inked designs of flowers, dots, minimalistic lines, and more can be found on people's fingers just below the nail. For those who love the trend but are afraid of getting tattooed, don't worry—tons of brands, like Rad Nails, have created a series of temporary tattoos and sticker sheets. See some of our favorite designs, below.
+ Wear your love for all your favorite '90s Nickelodeon shows on your sleeve with this new Love Tribe and Macy's collab. Take on the upcoming fall season in style with an assortment of looks that include Rugrats joggers, Hey Arnold tees, All That shirts, and more. Shop the collection, here.
+ Gather all your Eggos, because a Stranger Things pop-up bar now exists! The Upside Down is now open in Chicago and is part of the city's Emporium Pop-Up series of rotating bar/music/shop experiences. The installation will feature show-inspired adult beverages, artwork, and design installations from local artists and designers, as well as musical performances from "some very special mystery guests." You can catch all strange happenings at the bar's Instagram page here.
+ If you're still overwhelmed by yesterday's solar eclipse, you may have missed out on Syd's sultry new tune. The neo-soul/alt-R&B artist casually dropped the new single on SoundCloud, and needless to say, it's perfect for all your post-eclipse feels. Stream the slow-burning new track, below.
Deal of the Day:
Away just teamed up with actress Rashida Jones for its brand-new Stockholm-inspired capsule collection. Inspired by Jones' travels through Sweden, The Away: Edition RJ collection features the suitcase brand's signature core sizes in three new shades—Cactus, Clay, and Violet—and includes a set of four packing cubes priced at $45 and a tote designed by Jones. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to the International Rescue Committee. Shop the collection here.
Advice of the Day:
"Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand." —Hayley Williams
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