I’m EXTREMELY proud to have contributed my story to The Choose Love Project, and am in very, very good company. To give you a bit of background from the project’s mission, “Created by Lori Race and Rachel Cole, The Choose Love Project aims to help women, both young and old, to understand that loving our bodies and healing our relationship with food and exercise are choices, that these are indeed about choosing love.” Do check it out.
Bright red and burgundy look so marvelous in a monochrome mix.
Gracey shares her tips for crafting leggings-based outfits that won’t attract undue attention to your tum. Lots of photo examples, too!
This is a pretty ingenious way to store high heels.
Eric Kee and Hany Farid created algorithms to detect which portions of a photograph have been altered. Be sure to check out the before and after examples linked to within the piece. (Thanks, Bridget.)
Roisin has never been afraid of bright colors, and I adore her for her fearlessness.
A rhinestone-to-neon necklace project has been on my list for ages, and this tutorial makes it look incredibly easy.
UNICEF has partnered with Threadless to create GOOD SHIRTS, a series of super cute tees whose sales benefit those in need in the Horn of Africa.
I just can’t get enough of camel and red. Throw in a little leopard for good measure, and you’re bound to draw compliments.
I’m a longtime devotee of knit frocks, so I loved these budget-friendly, fashion-forward sweater dresses.
I found this interview with Michelle – a journalist and fashion lover who also happens to be blind – to be both fascinating and inspiring. Her own blog, Eyeronic, is also a great read.
Fabulous tips for crafting stylish winter looks appropriate to warmer climates.
I adore the proportion play in Eboni’s sassy outfit.
I’ll be first in line for this one: Marni for H&M. WOOHOO!!!
“We’re not exactly encouraged to trust ourselves when it comes to evaluating any product, and the premise of beauty products means that our trust as consumers is doubly negated: Because we have such a hard time truly seeing ourselves, it can be near-impossible to tell if a product really ‘works.'”
I’m almost certain these shoes are being worn by a dude in this photo. But I’d still conk him over the head to steal them were I nearby.
Betcha didn’t know you could take a plaid wool scarf, tuck it into your belt, and make the most marvelous bustle-kilt hybrid imaginable. Neither did I.
This selection of images from Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular Women is utterly fantastic. (Via The Beheld)
And from the Department of Random: I love Eden’s collection of favorite quotes, especially, “Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.”
Another from the DoR: I’ve subscribed to the TED Talks podcast and am absolutely loving it. This man, Shea Hembrey, explains how he became 100 artists. It’s long, but worth watching.