I’m a bit stunned to see that I got a shout-out in The Chronicle of Higher Education, in a fascinating article on dressing, power, and feminism in academia! Some of my favorite daily reads were also highlighted, including Academichic, Threadbared, In Professorial Fashion, What Would a Nerd Wear, and Fashion for Nerds. (Cheers for the heads up, Susan.)
Wondering how to create a long leg line with cropped pants? Here are some tips.
Check out these five great sources for custom-made clothes. Spendy stuff, but nothing beats a tailored fit!
Imogen has just released a new, 100-page eBook titled “The Finishing Touch: How to Accessorize,” and it’s just fab! (Just like everything she does.)
I met some amazing gals at the Bali Style Summit this week, and am especially enamored of Cynthia from Addicted 2 Etsy. She’s got style for miles.
It’s official: Brazilian Blowouts are hazardous to your heath.
New-to-me blog J’s Everyday Fashion has a great selection of magazine, catalog, and fellow-blogger-inspired outfit shots. Side-by-side imagery shows how J’s take varies from the inspirational ensemble.
Simone discusses the relatively recent spate of fictional female characters billed as ugly, awkward, and/or geeky but played by beautiful actresses, and ponders this phenomenon’s ramifications on female self-esteem.
This WSJ article details the perils of summer footwear, and offers some solutions for rubbing, blisters, and shoe-related soreness.
College Candy gives us eight fun feathered pieces for under $20 a pop.
When you feel your inner voices starting to criticize and nag, see if you can get the real you to speak up instead.
I can’t help it. I completely love Zarna’s exaggerated flare jeans.
Deanna shares her tips on how to pack a single carry-on bag for a conference that includes casual, business, and formal events. AMAZING.
The Budget Babe tried out a dress recycling service called NewlyMaid.com that offered a discounted price on a NEW dress for sending in an old one, and felt a bit duped by their confusing pitch.
“Huma Abedin is beautiful. But bringing her beauty into the discussion of her husband’s behavior is disrespectful to her as a wife and a woman. Beauty will not help her handle this situation; only her character will.”
Anika’s love letter to personal style bloggers is simply marvelous.
Miss Plumcake shares five fabulous swimsuits for plus-sized women … in gorgeous colors. YES!
Amber has launched a Virtual Body Image Book Club, and it sounds utterly amazing.
Corporette asks: Can shorts suits be worn in a professional setting?
And from the Department of Random: Newly in love with comic Josie Long thanks to Mighty Girl.