– The Wall Street Journal talks Wimbledon’s strict dress code.
– And the Visit Britain blog has a good post on the history of ladies tennis ensembles.
– Grantland’s Wimbledon coverage continues to be divine. To wit, of today’s Murray/Federer corker: “12. You know how Murray’s wife, Kim Sears, is a professional pet portraitist? This is unquestionably the greatest fact in tennis. I’ve gotten into the habit of charting Murray’s matches based on the pet portraits Kim Sears would paint to capture their emotional turning points. So, like: Murray loses the first set, 5-7: A cocker spaniel is wearing a fireman’s helmet, yet it is raining.“
- You want to see this Newsies/”Uptown Funk” mash-up. JUST TRUST ME. (Cosmo)
- This piece from Lainey about Jennifer Aniston’s new fragrance — NEAR DUSK! Her third! Who knew? — amused me. Also, I have a subscription to People and I was totally unaware of any of these perfumes, which makes me concerned for my own reading comprehension.
– I enjoyed — and did terribly one — this quiz at Eater: Is This a Real Cookbook?
– As Heather said, this story at Blind Gossip IS OUR FUTURE.
– News you can use, via Cup of Jo: How to Keep Wine, for a Day or a Decade
– Huge thanks to Glitter Guide for putting The Royal We on its Must Read list for July!
– The Toast explains how to tell if you are a Mitford sister. (Spoiler: lots of Hitler)
– Also at The Toast: 15 Years of Center Stage: A Personal History
– Relevant to your interests: How To Get The Jane Austen-Inspired Room Of Your Dreams (Literally, Darling)
– The rumor is that Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt have broken up…because he’s in love with Sandra Bullock. I am sad for the demise of a long-term relationship, but I am there for Hamm Sandy (a moniker I read at Jezebel). (Celebitchy)
– Pertinent, over at The Cut: A Celebrity Divorce Expert Tells All!
– This is nifty, at My Modern Met: Photographer Expresses Himself through Creative Suit Combinations. (That’s their headline and it seems very vague. Just click on it!)
– Pajiba says: Laura Prepon’s Scientology Interview Is A Total Bummer
– Ooooh, these are one of my favorite things: 10 Time Capsule Rooms Left Untouched for Decades. (Mental Floss)
– You’ll enjoy this, via Slate: The BBC’s Hilarious 1948 Style Guidelines “On Matters of Taste”