Gabi rocks a bikini, saying, “I truly encourage you guys to get to the beach (or a pool) this summer–don’t let body shame keep you from having a good time!”
Natasha’s green boots are making me … well, green with envy.
Just a quick reminder about when it’s OK to ask if someone is pregnant.
Allie shares her favorite tips for dressing a large bust. She also shares some product and brand recommendations!
“I was in my early 20s when I began to embrace the title of ‘feminist.’ Initially, identifying myself with the feminist movement felt quite empowering. Then it became paralyzing. I was constantly second guessing my choices and preferences, particularly with regard to fashion. I inundated myself with questions about my clothing choices: If I choose modesty am I succumbing to the Puritanical notion that women’s bodies are somehow evil or sinful and need to be covered up? If I dress provocatively am I participating in and perpetuating my own objectification?”
If, like me, you swoon over cinched waist, flared skirt dresses, you’ll want everything in Michelle Tan’s shop. Bonus: Dresses are custom made for a perfect fit!
Daphne Selfe still models at age 83. Marvelous.
Eboni has been cruising through InStyle magazine’s series on neutral know-how, and her scarlet and olive green ensemble is absolutely marvelous.
Love this nugget of wisdom from Alicia Keys on the importance of attitude to looking gorgeous.
Elissa asks: Have you ever felt thrifting shame?
Real Simple magazine explains various kinds of pleats. I can honestly say I only knew about four of these myself.
This week at The Frisky, I wrote about how tattoo parlors are surprisingly body-positive places. At least, the ones I’ve patronized always have been.
Gracey knocks it out of the park with this color blocked ensemble.
Greta Christina talks about her new(ish) relationship with makeup, saying, “… makeup makes me feel more like myself. Makeup makes me feel like someone who’s colorful. Makeup makes me feel like someone who wants to make eye contact. Makeup makes me feel like someone who’s happy to be seen. For me, makeup isn’t about covering myself up. It’s about bringing myself out.”
College Candy offers some easy, affordable ways to nail spring’s hottest trends.
And from the Department of Random: It’s possible that I’ll be dragging HM to the MN Zoo to visit the new Tamandua baby. Field trip anyone? (The video at the end is short and hilarious. I have no idea what she thinks she’s doing back there.)