Health

The FLARE Five: Do You Suffer From Sunday Work Fear?

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Health “Sunday work fear” is a modern-day mental health plague that sees far too many people waste the last day of the weekend dreading the inevitable return to work on Monday morning—one survey suggests that 78 per cent of us fall victim. The Telegraph’s Josephine Fairley offers tips on how to avoid it, including the obvious: get a new job.

Pop Culture When it comes to poker-playing superheroes, Spiderman (a.k.a Tobey Maguire) is a bit of a tool, but the newly minted Batman (a.k.a. Ben Affleck) is kinda cool, says Molly Bloom in her memoir Molly’s Game, which details her role as high-end poker concierge (before the racket was linked to an international money laundering scandal). Get the dirt on the ultimate poker club in the July issue of Vanity Fair.

Fashion Prepare thyself. Denim trends are favouring the “mom jean” look—light wash, high rise, zipper as long as your arm. Labels like J Brand, Topshop and even the Gap are showing nostalgia for mum-bum. Vogue’s Kelly Connor offers a primer on how to wear the style without looking like an extra from Fargo.

Beauty In the future, your favourite fragrance may also be your favourite accessory as perfume goes wearable. French jewelry designer Kilian Hennessy has created a line of bracelets that are imbued with fragrance. Hennessy isn’t the only one with the bright idea. French start-up OBO (Olfactory Body Object) is working with upscale French perfumers to manufacture a line of scented pearls that can be worn on the wrist or as a necklace.

Sex
Let us now praise famous feminist men (and pray their numbers multiply). The Atlantic offers a brief history of male feminists, which includes the likes of Frederick Douglass, John Stuart Mill and UBC prof Adam Jones.