Posts Categorized: guest post

Guest Post: Nancy Dilts on Sustainable Style

Today, I want to introduce you all to Twin Cities personal stylist Nancy Dilts. I met Nancy through mutual friends, and immediately admired her methods and her mission. She’ll tell you about both shortly, but suffice to say she’s helping her clients make choices that are great for their wardrobes and for the planet!

Nancy mentions the film “The True Cost” below, and I must also urge you to watch it. After viewing it myself a few weeks ago, I have vowed to make some serious changes to my own shopping practices forever. More on that soon.

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Guest Post: The Politesse on How to Build a Work Wardrobe on a Budget

I’ve linked to The Politesse a few times already, but today I’m excited to be sharing this guest post from its co-founders, Allyson and Andrea.  Both are fashion journalists who decided to launch The Politesse after noticing a lack of social skills, business protocol and basic etiquette amongst their female interns, assistants, and interviewees. The blog helps young women navigate the professional world with the amusing mantra, “You can climb the corporate ladder in heels, but we’re here to make sure you don’t flash us on the way up.” Using good-natured humor and grounded common sense, A + A provide answers to questions like “How do I follow up without being a stalker?,” “Is a crop top office appropriate?” and “Should I decorate my cubicle?”

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Guest Post: Amita Basu on Style, Sexual Identity, Binaries, and Perfectionism

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Several weeks ago, reader Amita reached out to me with the loveliest email, and in it she shared a bit of her personal style and body image journey. She’s a Ph.D. candidate in cognitive science at CBCS, University of Allahabad, India, and she has a unique perspective and fascinating story. I immediately asked if she’d be comfortable writing a guest post for the blog so others could hear about her ruminations, struggles, and triumphs. And I’m so glad she agreed, because in the post that follows, she has outlined and supported several important ideas that I’ve never been able to articulate myself. And done so with tremendous passion, elegance, and care.

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