Twin Cities residents, TONIGHT, Friday, November 9, I’ll be judging the Night Vision Trunk Show! Express Yourself Clothing, a local thrift store, partnered with 11 design students from St. Kates. Each designer chose three items from the store to create a whole new look. Come join the fun! It’s free!
I’ll be at the Edina Galleria EILEEN FISHER store TOMORROW, Saturday, November 10! Join me from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. when I’ll be reading from my book, talking about adapting trends for your body type, and offering personal wardrobing advice.
Next week, I’ll be speaking on a panel at Giant Steps, a conference for creative entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial creatives. The conference is in its third year, and has a reputation for being an incredible resource for artists and businesspeople. Other speakers include Dara Moskowitz-Grumdahl, Maren Kloppmann, and Jessy Greene among many others. It’s on November 16 at the Guthrie Theater, and you can register right here.
And this has little to do with me, but the Uptown Minneapolis Fluevog store is opening TOMORROW, Saturday, November 10, and there will be two Minneapolis-only styles for sale. Whoopeeeeee!
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Read this post and learn the difference between fashion fads, fashion trends, fashion classics, and fashion cycles.
Marie is smokin’ hot in her peplum top and snakeskin skinnies.
Leather wipes, foot deodorant spray, and four other easy, cheap tips for keeping your wardrobe in good shape.
Love the idea of a body-positive emergency kit. What would you put in yours?
Gender bending, superheroes, election pride, and storm relief all in one photo. “Raena Lamont, 3, wears a Captain America costume at a polling center Tuesday in Staten Island, New York. The polling station doubles as a donation site as Staten Island works to recover in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.”
It’s official: If I could, I’d copy every single one of Grown and Curvy Woman’s outfits.This pink ruffle blouse and speckled pants are dynamite together.
The Budget Babe rounds up five affordable pairs of cap-toe pumps. The Shoedazzle pair is so cute.
“If you were to make a caricature of Michael Kors, what would he be wearing? Probably a black tee shirt, jeans, maybe a black blazer and a pair of aviator sunglasses. How about Vera Wang? I’d put her in a tunic and leggings in shades of black and gray, a fresh yet bare face and sleek long hair parted in the middle. Carolina Herrera is known for her crisp white shirts, Anna Wintour for her razor-sharp bob haircut. Those who are busy, even if they live and breathe fashion, know the value of a uniform.”
I’m shivering just looking at this lightweight khaki dress, enormous black belt, and open shoes … but tucking away the photo for springtime inspiration. (You Southern Hemi folks could probably recreate the look right now!)
Gorgeous blogger Ami Schaheera shares some stunning photos from her experience at the Islamic Fashion Festival 2012.
Kendra looks lovely and ladylike in her orchid pleated skirt and raspberry beret.
“I laughed when I started getting these emails, but then I realized that Groupon has simply made the same mistake so many others have made, which is conflating ‘achieving the cultural standard of beauty’ with ‘healthy.’”
Planning to do a bit of shopping this weekend? Here are five dressing room tips to help you look and feel great in your new purchases.
Now we’re talkin': 50 – count ’em, 50 – fun projects to help you re-use old sweaters.
No guidelines will work in every situation, but I liked this post’s advice on how to select an interview outfit.
Love how JoAnn has styled her trench vest. And gosh, those are some gorgeous photos of fall in Georgia.
This fascinating article explains why wearing black clothing in summer will keep you cooler than white. Hah! (Via YLF)
Red stripes, rust, and an articulated Cloisonné goldfish necklace. Who could ask for anything more?
“There was very little fat-shaming in my life, but I still felt like being fat was wrong, bad, unfeminine, shameful—all those things fat activists say are erroneously attached to weight.”
Rosie Molinary shares five tips for raising media-literate kids, and ways to show them what’s real and what’s not in print, online, and on-screen.
Tartan legs! Yes!
And from the Department of Random: I will sit here.
Additionally: Janet. In my head. All week long.