Are you wearing pants? Check this infographic to make sure.
If your body image is in the pits, getting photographed can feel like torture. But forcing yourself to find or take photos in which you feel truly happy, excited, or carefree can help you see that beauty often radiates from within.
This photo of Eleanor Roosevelt meeting with women from the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority makes me so happy. Just look at that conspiratorial grin.
I’ll be collaborating with the amazing team at Go Chic or Go Home on a giveaway next week, but I just had to give you a sneak preview of this feature: Members of the site will have a spot to post photos and stories about their most beloved wardrobe items. Brilliant!
Why fast fashion is slow death for the planet. (Cheers, Susan.)
This navy silk jumpsuit took my breath away. And jumpsuits generally make me want to hide under nearby rocks.
I can’t help it: I love this dinosaur-themed shopping guide. And the fact that is was posted in honor of Velociraptor Awareness Month.
Nubby’s Finsk platforms are breaking my heart.
This quote from Ira Glass about how being a creative human being takes loads of practice is outstanding, true, and utterly inspiring.
Angeline shows us just how versatile a pencil skirt can be.
Easy tips for wearing this season’s blinding brights without fear.
Time is running out to sign up for the Post College Survival Kit, for which I’ll be e-teaching along with several other amazing dames. Sign up, friends, for eight weeks of enlightening insight into hacking it in the post-university world!
This amazing video about self-love made me want to stand up and cheer.
At the Coffee Talk Community this week, I asked participants if they did their hair differently each day, or stuck to a single, easy style.
Love the look of maxi dresses, but need some ideas for styling them? Here you go!
A Canadian-Asian woman shares her story of struggling to accept her natural figure.
Oh, how I wish I had enough hair for Casey’s Edwardian-inspired braided side bun hairstyle. Check that fabulous instructional video.
Weekend homework: Make your very own lovely list.
Fashion du Jour is a knockout in her red skirt and wedge sandals.
Documentary filmmaker Elena Rossini created a short video juxtaposing modern images of “ideal” female beauty with classic examples from renowned works of art. A great reminder that standards of perceived beauty do change. (Not safe for work viewing.)
Shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood’s collaboration with dearly departed artist Keith Haring is now on display at Kirkwood’s new storefront. What I would GIVE to see these shoes in person.
And from the Department of Random: My home office currently has a print with three narwhals and the Nemo-tastic phrase “just keep swimming” up on the wall, and I’ve got this print waiting to be framed. Next on my list: Wisdom from Bill and Ted.