QUICK NOTE: HM and I have some very special bloggy guests arriving this evening, and I will be much occupied with entertaining them for the next few days. Got plenty of brand new, never-been-read-before posts coming up, but I’ll be absent from comments for a while.
Back to normal next Thursday!
I’m sure that the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty has done some good for female body image, shifted some views, opened some minds. But this casting call for new ad for models that specifies “no scars or tattoos,” “naturally fit,” and “not too athletic” is incredibly disappointing.
Imogen argues that straighter figures work with structure, curvier figures work with flow. Do you agree?
Did you or would you change your last name upon getting married? Some interesting history and musings in this post.
Get your floral fix right here.
Deja Pseu reminds us that haircare has changed drastically over the decades. Can you imagine going to the salon once per week and never washing your hair with your own hands? (Just one of several super-different-from-now options for mid-century ladies.)
In response to a fellow blogger’s ongoing criticism, Susie Bubble asks, “When did one’s personal feelings about what they are wearing fly out of the window?“
Scallops as a food gross me out. But scalloped edges? Yes please!
I’ve professed my love for Wonder Woman here and elsewhere, and I’ve donned her costume myself many, many times. DC just gave Wonder Woman’s costume a makeover, and I LOVE it. Be sure to read the reasoning behind these revisions. (Cheers to Wells for this link. Not that he reads this blog …)
And from the Department of Random, I hope you’ve all seen this literal interpretation of the “Total Eclipse of the Heart” video. But just in case you haven’t …