This brilliant gal has compiled available information and created an algorithm that might just help you figure out which size you actually wear at which retailer. Be sure to read this post for explanation of the project. (Cheers to everyone who sent this my way!)
Nothing like a chic hat and structured bag to make an ensemble look marvelously ladylike.
Check out this fascinating project that explores gender and embodiment by photographing men and women exchanging outfits and poses.
Not only does Jessica share some utterly gorgeous boudoir photos, but she speaks frankly about how she struggled with and overcame her fears of posting them.
“It’s okay to have buyer’s remorse; such a feeling means you are that closer to knowing your personal style. Admitting a sartorial mistake is a sign of growth, a lesson on what not to do or purchase in the future.”
Such great, simple tips for moving yourself toward holistic self-love.
These just might be the best bridal party dresses ever created. And wow, does bride Lilli look lovely, or what?
“The thing about self-love is that it’s become a bit of a buzz word, as in something that everyone talks about but no one really makes very clear, and to the self-love-novice it can be difficult to know where to begin.”
Why do we wear clothes that don’t fit to our bodies? Many and varied reasons.
This post on the body image benefits of sensual and sexual pleasure really struck a chord. (We did a Strong, Sexy & Stylish podcast on the same topic recently!)
Keri shows another marvelous way to tie and wear a square scarf.
“How sad to hold on to a shirt that doesn’t fit me anymore because it reminds me of a particular kind of fun I used to have. Why not find a new shirt, one that looks fantastic and promises fun, and wear it for all the new adventures I want to have?”
Sometimes it can be hard to tell sexual empowerment from validation-seeking.
Sometimes a tattoo can be so much more significant than ink and symbols.
“Dressing creatively is so much fun, and if I stuck to what made me look thin and young, it sure would be boring, and I certainly wouldn’t be very happy.”
These tips for supporting and helping a friend who is wrestling with body image or eating issues are incredibly helpful.
Autumn interviews Sister Nancy Ruth, a nun from the Order of St. Andrew, about beauty, fashion, and the inherent femininity of a habit.
Some sound advice for making skinny jeans work for your body shape.
And from the Department of Random: What this week really needs to round it out is a video of a kitten and fawn snuggling.