Five quick body image fixes, in case you’re feeling simultaneously down-in-the-dumps and overwhelmed.
This meditation on “the last five pounds” and the mentality of almost-there is really inspiring.
Ya know how plotlines with sisters in them inevitably describe one sister as beautiful and the other as “plain”? How dismissive is THAT?
Marzipan gives her thoughts on being a plus-sized girl in a skinny world.
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Have you checked in on the BlogFrog Coffee Talk community lately? Please swing by to say, “Hi!”
RK has a scar on her collarbone and has hidden it for years. This week, she took steps toward embracing it by dressing in a top that shows it to the world. Her post on how visible scars tie into style and body image is well worth a read.
Glamour did a streetstyle feature right here in Minneapolis! I’m so delighted, I’ve almost gotten over the fact that I didn’t make the cut myself. Almost.
If you enjoyed this week’s post on legs, skirts, and footwear but prefer a more precise method of finding flattering lengths, check out this post on calf-to-thigh ratio. (Thanks for the tip, Frankincensy!)
Fear of aging has been rampant among women for decades. But now, it’s hitting the teens.
Apparently the Pantone color of the year is honeysuckle. Although this coral-pink shade makes me look like a cadaver, it’s lovely on others, and College Candy has rounded up eight adorable honeysuckle items for under $20 each.
Average Fantastic asks: What are your favorite inherited features?
Mimi should just give me her vintage crochet/leather panel skirt, don’t you think?
Some perspective on the importance of gratitude.
Candice Bergen and Diane English talk about about “Murphy Brown”‘s impact on women, pop culture, and politics.
The secrets to rocking wide-leg jeans … revealed!
Dara sheds some light on how oppressive self-loathing can be, and urges us all to take positive steps toward alleviating that oppression.
These artfully-draped garments have been haunting my dreams. Especially that sleeveless black dress.YUM.
The First Lady of the U.S. has always fallen under scrutiny for her style choices, but Minh-ha points out that there seems to be an extra large magnifying glass held over Michelle Obama’s fashion preferences.
Don’t think I’ve seen THIS scarf tie before … and I love it!
An impassioned call to cast off Hollywood’s impossible body and beauty ideals, and love yourself as you are.
And from the Department of Random: A video love letter to the Twin Cities. Amaaaaaazing.