Monthly Archives: November 2017

Lovely Links: 11/17/17

Weekly Kitty, Special Edition:

This is Husband Mike’s new tattoo, done by the one, the only, Katie Kroeck at Jackalope Tattoo. (Why the bees, you ask? Because this.)

Sustainable Textiles Spotlight: The Truth Behind Bamboo Fabric

Hallie’s asymmetric ruffled midi skirt is right up my alley. Check out her pearl-embellished heels, too.

“We have lesbian friends that share pants, shirts, and um, underwear. Mixing outfits is a regular part of a relationship, they say. With us, though, that’s not the case. We don’t share clothes; we don’t share closets. You see, though we’re both women, we’re of distinctive backgrounds, families, and most notably, size. My partner is ‘plus size’ and I, by the working definition of the spectrum, ‘petite athletic.'” READ MORE

How Short is TOO Short?

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Lovely April wrote with this question:

I’m in the process of cleaning out my closet, and I found an adorable skirt that I really want to wear. It’s high-waisted, which works fine for me, but it’s also very, VERY short. I never realized how short it was before, possibly because I used to wear it quite a bit lower on my waist than it was really intended. At any rate, it’s shorter than I’ve ever worn a skirt before (I’m usually a below-the-knee or just-above-the-kneecap girl). So, my question is this: How short is too short? Are there any style guidelines that I could follow that will keep me out of the red zone when it comes to skirt shortness? READ MORE

Originally posted 2010-02-23 06:02:00.

Reader Request: Dressing a Post-mastectomy Figure

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Reader Allison e-mailed me this question:

I am a 37 year old petite woman who loves clothing and style and am quite healthy and in excellent shape. I have enjoyed reading your blog because you seem to be able to address style issues for a variety of body types. I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the beginning of the month and will soon be undergoing single mastectomy with reconstruction. There will be a period of time for several months where I will have an asymmetric bust while the plastic surgeon is working on increasing the size of the tissue expander that will ultimately be exchanged for an implant that matches the healthy side. READ MORE

Originally posted 2014-01-20 06:03:21.