Local Twin Cities folks, get your butts over to the Karin Jacobson sample sale this weekend! You know you want a new cocktail ring …
I found these tips for how to recognize quality construction in trousers to be fascinating and helpful.
If you’re a teen or have a beloved teen in your life who struggles with body image, be sure to check out Medicinal Marzipan’s Teen Week programming.
Kendra’s printed dress gives her the perfect excuse to mix black with bold brights.
The ties between fashion/retail and reality TV are becoming stronger with each passing season, it seems.
Navy blue polka dots with sunny yellow accents? Yes, please.
My Strong, Sexy & Stylish cohort Karen interviewed the amazing Anna of Curvy Yoga!
Or, if you prefer your polka dots in black and white, you may have those instead. (And a hilarious drawing of Sarah by her 4-year-old niece. Featuring anatomy!)
“No matter what your size, there are people telling you to love yourself.
No matter what your size, there are people shaming your body.
No matter what your size, your feelings and body are being manipulated, challenged, and threatened by other people’s own insecurities.”
Just when I thought Rocquelle’s hair couldn’t get any more amazing, she does this.
Imogen highlights 10 costly shopping mistakes to avoid. Word.
Since I have mixed feelings about shape wear myself, I thoroughly enjoyed Elissa’s open letter to SPANX.
Check out the amazing story of the gown that Jenny Carroll wore to the Nobel Prize ceremony in honor of her father-in-law’s work. I loved this quote from her: ”My two girls are always faced with the false dichotomy of you can be beautiful or you can be smart,” she says. “You can be all. The dress can be beautiful and tell a story. You can be beautiful and tell a story.”
Quick reminder: Gracey is hilarious.
I loved these 18 great quotes about body image. Unsurprisingly.
Weesha is absolutely radiant in a coral blazer and floral dress. Floral and coral! Clearly meant to be together.
Check out the roundup of ethical fashion and thrifting-related links toward the end of this post. Well, check out the whole post, of course, but I found the links particularly fascinating!
Charlie’s belted coat, hot pink blouse, and zebra-print belt all have me drooling.
I shared some tidbits about how my husband and I manage our finances over at the Frisky.
Since I know you folks are always on the lookout for good vegan options, gotta give a shout-out to Neuaura for some seriously sweet shoes. This pair of Melia sandals just might end up in my collection.
If you’re craving colorful skinnies for spring and summer, consider DIYing a pair! (My post on over-dyeing here.)
If last week’s link to MyClothingHelper piqued your interest, good news: The company is offering 20% off to Already Pretty readers! Click here to get the discount.
And from the Department of Random: I give you Downton Arby’s.