Lovely Links: 6/25/10

I was honored to be interviewed by Margarita Tartakovsky over at Weightless a few weeks back, and the interview went live this week! Please stop by for a look.

And you BLACK-OUT participants are way famous! The Gloss and Lemondrop AND College Fashion all featured the round-up post! Woot!

You want to influence the media? Here’s your chance: Gabi from Young, Fat, and Fabulous is one of 20 finalists to land a job as an MTV Twitter jockey. All you have to do to support her? Follow her on Twitter!

Find out more about Julie Zeilinger, creator of feminist blog The F-Bomb, in this interview.

A skirt with embedded lights that twinkle when the wearer laughs? Sign me up!

Crafty types, take note! Here’s a convenient little round-up of fun summer DIY project tutorials.

A little preview of ABC’s “Huge”: Q&A with starring actress Nikki Blonsky. Anyone excited for the show? Feeling trepidation about it?

Here are some great tips on how to successfully wear seersucker. Without looking like, ya know, a sucker.

The incomparable Wendy Brandes talks to the Washington Post about queens, the politics of fashion, Sarah Palin, Hillary Clinton, and Michelle Obama as part of the “On Leadership” series. Watch it.

Looking for a new chapeau? This roundup of hats includes loads of cute ones, most of which will breaaaathe and keep your head cool all summer.

Some fascinating commentary on the rhetoric of the “real woman.” (You know how I feel about this.)

College Candy rounds up some of the head-scratchingest trends of the season. Anyone care to defend fringe or hot pants?

Rabbit Write gives us a glimpse into the world of male anorexia.

Remember the Seventeen magazine project gal? Check it out: She’s challenged her readers to join a Flickr pool and post images of themselves expressing to the mainstream media who and what they are. See the fabulous images here. (Cheers to kjlangford for nudging me about this one.)

And from the Department of Random: Steve Martin’s contract rider for his current banjo tour. Includes, “SOUND CHECK: Instruments must be tuned by a wiry, sarcastic guy named Shorty, Lou, or Lightnin’.”

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  • WendyB

    Thanks for the love!

  • Chelsea

    I don't know if you've seen this or not, but its amazing and I think you'd like it!

    http://www.spiritling.com/profile/Wakanda/content/1561#t=profile_content;c=1561

  • Branka

    As always, you put smile on my face and make me think with your Lovely links. Thank you for putting them together every week for us, Sal <3

  • eek

    Cool links! I especially loved the Summer Black-out one 😉

  • Annie Spandex

    That skirt sounds crazy!!

  • SWF_Terra

    Congrats on all of the coverage for the summer black-out! It is such a great concept. Thanks for including me! xoxo