Come on down to Eat My Words bookstore on
August 10 at 2 p.m.
for a reading and book signing!
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The amazing gals at Rhodesian of Edinburgh have just finished a photo shoot with Bethany Townsend, and the images are gorgeous.
Looks like Boden has created my perfect dress: Ponte, 3/4 sleeves, and full skirt. WANT.
“Of course, someone has touched all of the clothes we wear. Many someones. But we often forget that – they come to us magically, finished, in their hundreds, as if human hands had never been involved.”
Here’s a sneak peek at Mango’s plus size line, Violeta. Gorgeous stuff.
Fab tips for creating a capsule maternity wardrobe utilizing both maternity-specific pieces and items from your own closet.
How, specifically, can parents help their children develop a healthy body image? This post includes suggestions.
“Companies that offer custom-made clothing for transgender and gender non-conforming people are coming to the forefront, as more diverse models gain visibility in the fashion industry – and redefine the parameters of gender identity.” (Via Yum & Yuk)
It’s winter in Australia, and Ashley showcases a sophisticated way to wear pastels in winter.
Imogen rounds up dozens of posts that will help you create more outfits from what’s already hanging in your closet. So many great tips!
OK, I did it. I joined Instagram. Slow going so far, but hope to post more regularly soon.
Although I’d add checking consignment shops for great buys, this list of tips for building a professional wardrobe on a budget is smart and savvy.
This roundup of bloggers rocking midi skirt looks is such fun.
If there’s someone in your life who believes that catcalling and casual sexual harassment of women isn’t an important and pervasive issue, please send them this comic.
Vivienne writes eloquently and tenderly about making peace with her belly, a step in her body image journey that has been a long time coming.
This post begins, “We all know that Nike is named after the Greek goddess of victory …” I did not know that. Did you? ANYHOO. Read the rest to find out how nine beloved sneaker styles got their names.
Quite possibly the classiest, most minimalist outfit ever created that features a denim vest. Well played, Jen.
And speaking of class acts, Lady of Style looks chic and elegant in her colorblocked dress and pearl necklace.
Alison praises ASOS Curve for creating a lookbook that does NOT focus on making the models looking as thin as possible, but instead embraces fashion-forward and fun silhouettes.
“The state of body image in the ballet world is tenuous and fraught with exceptions to the rule. There are different realities body image-wise for dancers of every stripe, recreational or professional, and I think it is time we acknowledged that no group of dancers, just like no group of people, is homogenous.”
Love Trystan’s tips for how to sew your own gothic clothing.
On the Fox 9 Buzz, I talked about working those skinny jeans regardless of your size or shape.
Esther Honig sent a photograph of herself without any makeup to designers in 25+ countries and told them, simply, “make me beautiful.” The results are fascinating.
“My spider veins do not affect my fashion choices, and I still don’t cover them up. I’m grateful to be in a better frame of mind now than I was at age 29. We can’t stop or reverse the physical changes that accompany aging, but we can change the way we think about those changes. That is empowering.”
Tanasha is ready for the weekend in her khaki shorts and chic hat.
An interesting perspective on how the capsule wardrobe method can be frustrating for certain folks trying to move toward closet minimalism. Grechen went for a total overhaul instead.
And because I am clearly not above putting two cat videos in one post: ENEMY CAT. I, too, utilize hopping and somersaulting when confronting a dangerous foe.