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Feeling Bloated, Sober September, and Fall Soft Pants

Feeling Bloated, Sober September, and Fall Soft Pants

Update: 2022-09-22


This week, Corinne joins Virginia for another Ask Us Anything episode! We have a lot of thoughts about pants. So buckle up for that. We also talk about snacks. Pants and snacks, and I know, you're already in.

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Disclaimer: Virginia is a journalist and human with a lot of informed opinions. Virginia is not a nutritionist, therapist, doctor, or any kind of health care provider. The conversation you're about to hear and all of the advice and opinions she gives are just for entertainment, information, and education purposes only. None of this is a substitute for individual medical or mental health advice.


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Corinne's amazing jumpsuit

Should you get rid of your scale?

Jeans Science

Universal Standard black leggings

Universal Standard ponte pant

Universal Standard buttoned down shirt

 similar pink clogs to Virginia's

Eileen Fisher lantern pant

Draper James dress

Dacy Gillespie

cashmere bike shorts

Corinne’s Barbell Lift Off experience

the conversation I had with Serena

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Feeling Bloated, Sober September, and Fall Soft Pants

Feeling Bloated, Sober September, and Fall Soft Pants

Virginia Sole-Smith and Corinne Fay