Our friends over at Mode-sty have opened a maternity section! Loads of cute midi and maxi dresses in there.
Kendra shows us another amazing 30-day capsule using just ten items.
Love this showcase of plus-sized bloggers rocking various styles of necklaces.
“As a blogger of a certain age and not identified with grandiosity, I see myself as a very small part of the movement to change the perceptions of older women in our culture. ”
What a gorgeous mash-up of lace and stripes.
This post examines fat shaming, thin privilege, and how the two interact in depth and from many angles. (Cheers, Kelly)
This Seattle tattoo artist explains why she will no longer do face, hand, neck, or finger tattoos. Fascinating stuff. (Via Weesha)
I adored Danielle’s catalog of winter coats she’s worn and hated. Most of us northerly folk have similar mental lists.
“Purses and wallets are gendered spaces. There’s nothing inherent in men’s and women’s constitutions that naturally recommends carrying money and belongings in different containers. Like the use of urinals in men’s restrooms, wallets and purses are a way of producing understandings of gender difference rather than as a natural consequence of differences.”
Who’d have thought that white tweed pants and a green velvet peplum jacket would make such a perfect pair?
When Caitlin’s “unflattering” photo went viral and she fought back against the fat-bashing and nastiness, people began lauding her as a role model. She writes about how that made her feel.
Nothing says drama like a maxi skirt with a sassy side slit. LOVE Jessica’s graphic handbag, too.
“A 26-year old Germaine associated love with other people; being loved by others; and, inescapably, being saved from the horror of myself by their love … Ten years later, and a 36-year old Germaine cannot think of the word ‘love’ without three other words: ‘photography’, ‘queer’ and ‘self.’”
This LBD puts a twist on a classic by pairing a knit top and leather midi skirt. Kellie styled it simply with a dazzling necklace and cozy coat.
This week on the Fox 9 Morning Show, I demonstrated some ways to work those square scarves into your outfits. Also, I introduce the extremely practical concept of “the workout scarf.”
Lululemon founder Chip Wilson told Bloomberg TV that “some women’s bodies just actually don’t work” for the company’s yoga pants. As in, if your thighs rub together and cause pilling, you’d better get your pants elsewhere or stop complaining. Anna’s response is fabulous.
Let us visit with a gorgeous 102-year-old woman who does NOT feel bad about her neck.
I’m a fool for fuchsia, and Jean wears it so well.
Always wealth of self-care inspiration, Rosie has shared ten lessons she’ll be living in her 40s.
Slightly related: I found myself nodding vigorously while reading this list of 14 things we have to stop assuming about other people.
Plaid and enormous cozy socks. What more could an autumnal outfit ask for?
Mia explores the oft-ignored bustline-hairstyle relationship.
“True eccentrics — the Isabella Blows, the Vivienne Westwoods, the Anna Piaggis and the Stephen Tennants, as if there could ever be more than one of each — are the kind of people whose entire existence is devoted to individuality and innovation. That’s what makes a real eccentric: they really mean it, and they’re willing to suffer for it. Their social function is to explode our preconceptions about what beauty is and what good taste means. Eccentrics raise the bar on the impossible.”
Believe it or not, there are a couple of body positive animated kids’ shows out there.
Additionally: Googly eye books.
Finally: My friend Liz did a social experiment with Minnesotans and pizza. Watch it here.