The Gloss asks: Do plus-sized women really need a separate social netwoking site? Opinions?
A cheatsheet for doing the denim-on-denim trend.
Reader Alice sent me a link to this VV article about Debralee Lorenzana, and both of us feel stymied. The Voice is completely sympathetic and portrays her as a savvy businesswoman, but a few other pubs and websites make light of her situation and imply that she’s fabricating her story. The idea that a woman must frump-ify herself or be fired – since her male coworkers cannot be expected to keep their urges in check – is alarming and disgusting. But if she made the whole thing up? Also upsetting. Anyone have insight, or links to other reputable coverage?
Erin shares her feelings about postpartum depression – and POST-postpartum depression – in this eloquent post.
Reader Christina forwarded me this article about a young girl’s choice to don a traditional Muslim head covering. A truly fascinating perspective on modesty, freedom, and self-scrutiny.
How’s your posture? Ever realized how influential carriage is to clothing fit and drape?
Dara’s daughter asked if they could get a bathroom scale this week. Dara said, “no.”
I adore Fashionable Academics’ Annotated Bibliography of Tattoos. And not just because I’m in it, I swear! I love learning about what inspired people to get inked.
Do you trust your body to tell you when it is truly healthy? If not, what’s your personal health yardstick?
Thanks to WendyB for turning me onto The Door in My Wardrobe. What style! And an example of someone who plays with proportions that aren’t sanctioned by style guidelines for figure flattery and looks amazing doing it.
Marie’s Shoe Triangle cracked me up.
Oh, and not to gloat or anything, but I’M GOING HERE IN AUGUST!