If you’re working on any style-related New Year’s resolutions, consider checking out the Already Pretty Self-Guided Mini Makeover! It’s a fun and affordable way to work through some major style questions.
Totally loving Girl Next Door Fashion. And not just because she’s a Brit who misses Duluth.
Absolutely key to making changes in your self-image: Believing that you are worth the effort.
Great tips for utilizing a gift card to a store you dislike.
“Lisa Bloom and my friend Kate make the same mistake of embracing a false dichotomy that says we can either talk to girls about beauty or talk to them about books, but not both.”
I dig this citron maxi skirt in a big way.
Over at The Frisky, I outlined five reasons to wear color with color AND seven reasons you should consider offering compliments to total strangers. So many reasons.
I stumbled upon Lovely Fatties just last night, and I’m already smitten. (Not safe for work.)
“Here’s how halving my wardrobe changed my life: I am always caught up on laundry. It takes me about half as long to get dressed. My outfits are a million times more colorful and creative. Old pieces have become new favorites. I look into my closet and am inspired and excited, not overwhelmed. My beautiful clothing is displayed with the care and pride it deserves.”
These sculptural dresses made from bright, bold textiles are making me swoon. What I’d give for that long-sleeved, full-skirted frock! Must learn to sew …
Because you can absolutely never have too many, here are six more ways to tie a scarf. Loving the knotted loop.
Nobody does brights and black like Allie. Seriously.
In her series on nutricosmetics, Autumn says, “I’m wondering if nutricosmetics are being touted as a route to a sort of ‘inner beauty,’ serving as a modern-day extension of Renaissance ideals of beauty and inner goodness.”
Both of these classic, ladylike ensembles are as chic and gorgeous as they can be.
One of my favorite blogs that has been on hiatus for ages, is back! Check out Omiru for inspiration, advice, and eye-candy.
Very excited about the new blog, I’m Feminist Enough to …, which aims to redefine feminism for women of color worldwide.
This mix of rust, teal, and plum is simply lovely.
“… there’s so much more to life than the way we look and so much freedom in letting that go … This is not the same as not caring about oneself, but rather about focusing on the myriad aspects of being human that have nothing to do with how we assemble an outfit.”
This is a bit more work than the other links, but I highly recommend subscribing to The Moth podcast so you can hear Aimee Mullins’ story about her prosthetic legs, her running career, her modeling career, and her incredible journey to self-love.
Still lots of tickets left to the Strong, Sexy & Stylish event: 9 Steps to a Happier You.
And from the Department of Random: So jealous of this gal’s skill. SO jealous.