Sarah wants to build an online marketplace for gender-variant clothing solutions. Yes, yes, YESSSSSSS!
Laura talks about “skinny guilt,” and reminds us that no woman should EVER feel shame about her figure. Period.
There are a million different reasons to layer your tights. OK, maybe not a million … but still!
Don’t let the world convince you you’ll be “used up” by a certain age. Choose your state of mind about aging.
Megan Mae gives her tips for making the most of your next thrifting trip.
Fellow blogger Sister Wolf has had a truly catastrophic year of loss, and WendyB is generously helping to raise funds to help fix her crumbling roof. If you’ve ever wanted a piece of Wendy’s jewelry, now is the time to buy!
Fabulous interview with petite stylist Tina Gupta.
Louise tells a moving and personal story about how a nasty crack from an ex-friend caused her to feel ashamed of her breasts for years, how she’s finally learning to love them, and how her pride and posture have been improving apace.
Eight little black dresses for $20 or less? Woo hoo!
It hurts to discover that your lover’s admiration and affection can’t eradicate your body hang-ups … but it’s true.
More local love for Dirty Hair Halo. How on EARTH did I miss this Minneapolis gal’s blog for so long?
The ladies of threadbared have published some amazing essays about fashion, gender, and culture in the leading international journal of gender and women studies.
I cheat by linking you to a link roundup of texts on race, class, and fashion.
Nobody does primary colors quite like Franca.
Ugh. Just when I think we’re making some headway, statistics about body image rear up and smack me in the face. I’ve heard several of these before, but it’s helpful to see their original source studies.
Check out this list of the 10 most underrated women in history. I’m ashamed to admit that I’d never heard of any of them except Rosalind Franlklin, but I was bowled over by their achievements.
I’ve pretty much never been comfortable naked, so Rabbit Write’s piece on non-sexual nudity as a tool for body love really hit home.
And from the Department of Random: Let’s Go Ride a Bike’s guide to winter cycling. Maybe someday …
And one more from the DoR, courtesy Deja: I’m going to a cross-country skiing workshop this weekend – the first time I will EVER have put skis on my feet – so this makes me particularly happy.