A massage therapy student shares eight things she’s learned from 50 naked people. (Cheers, Annette!)
Oh, how I love navy and magenta worn together.
Caitlin wants to know if the scale has replaced the glass ceiling. And she remains so insightful and hilarious that I shall coin a new term for her: Insightfularious.
A few months ago Beauty Bets told me, in no uncertain terms, that Cetaphil is bad news. I’ve been doing oil cleansers ever since! (Post forthcoming.)
Peeking into Nubby’s shoe closet made me SALIVATE.
“… more and more, we seem to equate the idea of people appearing without cosmetics with ‘bravery’ – when it’s actually just making a slightly less socially advantageous choice than usual.”
Here’s a quick reminder that incredibly chic, incredibly famous celebs wear bright tights, too.
How fun is this criss-crossed and belted leopard cardigan? And so perfect with the tailored skirt and slouchy boots.
Actress Laura Linney shares some down-to-earth thoughts on aging.
“In fictional characters—cartoons, icons, heroines, Muppets—we see women who are literally constructions, and when these characters catch on, it’s an opportunity to see what constructions of femininity our culture responds to. What can we learn from the Langwideres, Dorothys, and Glindas about our ideas of femininity?”
Such a marvelous mix of muted tones and neutrals in this chic, sleek ensemble.
A fabulous reminder that it’s usually not possible to love your body completely and fully all of the time. And that’s just fine.
Quick reminder: Iggy Pop is awesome. And he looks great in a dress.
A recent YA novel examines a question that I brought up a while back: If we were all identically, physically beautiful, wouldn’t we all long to be different, unique, and “flawed”? This review explores other issues that surface in Scott Westerfield’s Uglies.
Psyche puts together three stellar outfits featuring her bright orange blazer.
This essay on moving beyond beauty is interesting and inspiring. I especially loved this tidbit; “Even if other people want to tell you it’s not; it’s your personal expression, not theirs. It’s your body and you get to decide how you want to dress it.” (Via The Beheld)
The gals at Broke & Beautiful put my recent Insomniac Sale Picks post to shame with an amazing array of colorful pant styles available in sizes from 1 to 38. I bow to the queens.
How do you spice up an outfit of dark neutrals? Just add a brilliant yellow cardigan.
Loved these tips on how to give your body sincere compliments.
Kelly shares some fantastic tips for faking fit on clothing that isn’t quite right.
“Learning to love yourself regardless of your size is one of the most crucial and beneficial gifts that a person can give themselves. The ripple effects of learning to experience self love will touch every part of your life, improving and lightening the load of your heart with every step.”
This marvelous mix of of warm, autumnal tones just plain works.
Expert thrifter Casey shares a few of her tips for making your thrift excursion fun and successful.
And from the Department of Random: What do muralists do in winter?
One more from the DoR: I embrace my weaknesses and call them uniquenesses.