8@8: Your Morning Scoop

watch a full scene from ‘fifty shades.’

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Thank a Mailman (or Mailwoman) Day! Take a moment to thank your postal worker for helping to keep your online shopping experiences as stress-free as possible.

News of the Day:

+ Craving summer while the weather's looking nothing but drab? Us too. Luckily, the new Vans x Leila Hurst collection has got us seeing sandy beaches and sunny skies—and it's available for purchase in stores and online now.

+ Harper Lee, the author of the much-loved To Kill a Mockingbird, still has some more words for us. The 88-year-old's second novel, a sequel to her first, will be published July 14

+ Former Editor-in-Chief of The New Gay has returned to writing, posting a segment of a new story titled "White Gayland, Pt. 1: Envy of the Dead" on his new website, TNG2.

+ Spring campaigns have their fair share of celebs and supermodels alike, but Iris Apfel and Karlie Kloss for Kate Spade may just be our favorite combo.

+ We know at this point you probably bought your tickets to see Fifty Shades of Grey on Valentine's Day. But to tide you over, you can now watch a full scene from the movie.

Deal of the Day:

Get 20% Tarte Cosmetics through February 6 with the code SWEET. Natural beauty never looked so good.

Advice of the Day:

"We're experiencing an age where gender is becoming fluid—who you are is way more than just your gender." - Petra Collins

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