Yoiks. Jessica at What I Wore opened up ANOTHER can of commenting worms by bringing jealousy into the mix. Here’s her initial comment policy post, in case you missed it, although it now appears that she has closed comments and removed all comments from both of these posts. I have been working on a piece about commenting and this whole controversy and will post it Monday morning.
Andrea is a bona-fide goddess of thrift shopping, and she’s sharing her strategies! Check out: part I, part II, part III (which is especially awesome, as it contains tips on spotting true vintage garments), part IV.
In case you missed it, kristophine wrote an absolutely inspiring response to my post on blame and the patriarchy. Required reading, friends. I mean it.
CNN reports that doctors discriminate against their overweight patients. RARH! (Cheers to April for this link)
What Would a Nerd Wear put together some truly fab outfits using a skirt in a difficult shade of orange as a starting point. What a great way to make a misfit item more useful …
A-C was intrigued by our recent discussion of sexy secretary looks, and wrote a fascinating post on how dressing in this way as a female law student or lawyer can put a woman at real risk of losing respect in the workplace and opportunities to advance.
Six reasons to keep loving fairy tale princesses. In case you needed any more.
NPR’s Liane Hansen interviews supermodel Emme and “V” Editor Christopher Hartley about the magazine’s recent size issue. Liane didn’t know that this spread featured two different models, and thought it was all Photoshop. INTERESTING. (Thanks to Nancy for this tip.)
Gertie muses on the ideals of vintage beauty, and the dangers of feeling overly “done” when that feeling doesn’t jive with your inner self.
A Michael Jackson-influenced t-shirt DIY, in case you really want to embrace that “strong shoulder” trend.
Audi’s scarf-tying tutorial is brilliant. I tied my scarf in the first knot immediately and felt cozy and chic all day.
You people need to stop turning me onto new daily outfit blogs! This week alone I added: Blooming Leopold, Calivintage, Clever Nettle, idée_géniale, Kendi Everyday, Orchid Grey, renéesturme, Sidewalk Chalk, Song of the Exile, Stylish White Female, and This Chick’s Got Style. AAAAAHHHHH!
Finally, from the Department of Random: I first learned about Banksy via Whorange, and was instantly enamored. Now Queen Michelle tells me he’s made a film? I’ll be in the front row, laughing my ass off.