Lovely Links: 6/24/16

Cool opportunity: My colleague Soma Datta has created an innovative online course, Fearless Follow-Up: Turn Conversations Into Clients, that will help any entrepreneur or small business owner up her networking ante! Learn at your own pace, create and tackle goals, and connect with other learners.

Weekly Kitty:

harriet porch

It’s rolling-around-on-the-gross-porch-carpet season.

Crystalin styles a floaty tiered maxi dress, proving yet again that petite ladies can rock long hemlines.


Insomniac Sale Picks: Comfortable Leopard-print Flats

*In this late-night feature – which will run on Tuesday and Thursday of each week – I’ll gather up three fun items that are currently on sale online and share them with you! I would LOVE suggestions: Stylish wide-width pumps? Classic v-necked sweaters? Chandelier earrings? Petite dress slacks? What would you like to see featured?*

Eleanor requested a few picks for comfy leopard print flats that AREN’T ballet flats, so here we go:


Guest Post: Autumn Whitefield-Madrano, Author of Face Value

I am not exaggerating when I say that Autumn Whitefield-Madrano is one of my all-time favorite people in the universe. We’ve hung out a grand total of three times in about five years of knowing each other, but we’re pretty well convinced we were sisters in a past life. Or really, really chummy cousins. She is INCREDIBLY smart and insightful, and examines some of the most complex issues surrounding modern womanhood with skill and delicacy, while also being brutally honest about her own confusion and frustration with unknowns. So, naturally, I was over the moon when I heard she’d secured a book deal.