#5SmartReads - January 28, 2020
Julia Lynch on running, Amazon + fashion, and being your own heroine.
Today’s guest curator is Julia Lynch! She is a regular contributor to #5SmartReads. Here are some questions to get to know her better:
Q: What Google alerts do you have turned on?
A:This answer is pretty boring...all of the companies that I hold stocks in
Q: What was your most recent purchase?
A: Two pints of @jenisicecreams (Salted Caramel & Gooey Butter Cake)
Q: Your favorite qualities in a woman?
A: Kindness, warmth, generosity, intellect, and drive
“I Am My Own Heroine” How Marie Bashkirtseff Rewrote the Route to Fame (The Public Domaine Review)
We all know @kimkardashian. But you probably don't know Marie Bashkirtseff— who paved the way for Kim back in 1880.
Why? She was one of the first women to "secure celebrity through curation of her personal brand"—through juicy journal entries published after her death. She quickly became a household name, and the entire world was glued to her exploits. A fascinating look at an 'influencer' before influencers existed.