I wrote a short essay for The Frisky about vulvar vestibulitis, a condition I’ve had for a little over two years. Stop by and take a peek.
These tips for styling scarves are such fun. And they’re all from 1951!
“… how can I judge other people based on their style or physical appearances if some of the things I love the most about myself are viewed as imperfections by others?”
Acne does it again with this mouth-watering pair of cream-colored wedge boots.
I assume you’ve all heard about the charming Psychology Today post claiming that Black women are just less attractive. Scientifically speaking, of course. The post has since been removed from the Psychology Today site, likely because the editor was on lunch when it went live. Or because she belatedly realized that it was a steaming heap of offensive bullshit.
This outfit is chic, sleek, and pared-down in the best possible way.
Did you know that you can’t wear a mini skirt after age 35? Or wear your hair long after 53? The Daily Mail says so, and Elissa has some choice words for them about these arbitrary, confining, age-based fashion rules.
Sydne from Think Thru Fashion asked me to style up a staple from my wardrobe. I chose my trusty denim leggings!
Do you feel comfortable telling someone that their outfit could use some tweaks? Are you more likely to offer unsolicited feedback to your partner than to friends or family?
“Happiness and self-love are important because we need to be sane and functioning to do the great work of our lives, to make a difference, to be able to take on the tough moments that will forge us stronger and better than ever.”
Pretty sure this is the most gorgeous maternity dress I’ve ever seen. Ever. In my life ever.
I was lucky enough to meet Sabrina at a recent event and friends, lemme tell ya, she is the package: Smart, funny, gorgeous, and a super talented writer. Her video series on personal style is absolutely top notch, and includes a segment on how to wear a hijab with earrings, a highly controversial practice that she both implements and explains in her post.
College Candy highlights eight affordable colorblocked pieces.
Angline from The New Professional did a fab guest post at Modly Chic on making your work clothes work for after-hours events.
V shares some tips for wearing black through spring and summer.
Reader Erin sent me over to Curve Appeal, a fabulously body-positive blog for curvy gals. Beware, though, lots of photos are self-portraits of gals in their underwear – not safe for work viewing.
Amy Poehler marks up her own photo for Photoshopping. She’d like at least two more fingers, please. (Via The Beheld)
And from the Department of Random: I feel like I’ve posted this before, but it is oh so worth a second viewing. I studied Spanish for seven years and was nearly fluent when I quit to focus on other topics. This is such a perfectly constructed example of how students love to play with the unfamiliar rhyming sounds in a studied language. Also any rap that throws the word “moustache” in there three times? Two thumbs up.