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May 1, 2017

Monday Momentum: May 1

Every Monday, we mourn the death of the weekend. Luckily, Monday Momentum’s got everything to get you through this week—from your morning jams to something to look forward to once Friday (finally) comes around.

Here’s your weekly dose of motivation. Mondays are tough, BE TOUGHER.

MONDAY MANTRA
Words to live by for the next seven days

“Be yourself for yourself”

QUICK PIC
A weekly pic to inspire the rest of the week (or at least the morning)

Photo: Taylor Reynolds

ANTHEM
A mood-lifting song to get you in the right Monday mindset

 

READING MATERIAL
An article from around the web to enrich your life

“The Transformative And Terrifying Role Of Gowns In Film” by Mel Campbell for i-D

Escaping the drabness of the everyday is the fantasy of the “makeover”: the pervasive idea that we can win love, power, or respect by changing how we appear to others. But a formal gown is much more than a happily-ever-after tool, a charm used to beguile a man. The gown allows a woman to turn her erotic gaze upon herself. Such transformations can be eerie, even terrifying.

 

FACT OF THE WEEK
A conversation starter to help you make new friends or impress the ones you already have

Tea parties in the British Royal Court were started by the Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza when she married King Charles II in 1662 because one of her packing essentials was a chest of tea.

 

TREAT YO’ SELF
A luxurious item to lust over (or buy if you’re feelin’ $pendy)

Frida Bag, $319 @ Sonya Lee

 

MOTIVATION
What to look forward to this week

Get excited because it’s Haim time, baby! On hump day (May 3), our fave sisters from L.A. plan to release the lead single from their upcoming sophomore album Something to Tell You.

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