Posts Categorized: lovely links

Lovely Links: 4/16/10

My personal life imploded this week, so a little light on the links, I’m afraid …

Can you be “too old” to wear vintage? I think you know the answer to THAT one. (Via Oranges and Apples, whose commentary is equally interesting.)

Style ideology and personal choice can trump the societal pressure to “look nice” all the time.

Got a light-colored bag you wish was darker? Here’s a tutorial on dyeing leather handbags that’ll walk you through the basics. (Via Casey’s Musings.) READ MORE

Lovely Links: 4/9/10

The Budget Babe shares some fabulous tips for building your style from the ground up.

Florals. They’re everywhere this season. But do they project an unintended message of demure femininity?

Are you a sellout designer? Consumer? Blogger? I don’t necessarily agree with everything this post asserts, but it certainly asks some thought-provoking questions.

The ever-brilliant Deja Pseu wrote, “I’m the first person to say that not enough people here in the US are eating healthfully or being optimally active, but a healthy diet of real food in moderate portions and daily activity do not always result in a culturally sanctioned physique.” Amen to THAT. READ MORE

Lovely Links: 4/2/10

It is estimated that every two minutes, someone here in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. In a very brave post, a guest poster at Yes and Yes shares the story of how her ex attempted to rape her. She also recommends some resources for anyone who has been assaulted, and has set up an e-mail account to take reader questions. Please read this if you have any concerns about yourself or others. Please. Sometimes it takes reading someone else’s story to jar the truth loose inside you. READ MORE