Posts Categorized: lovely links

Lovely Links: 4/23/10


Check out this fascinating dialogue on the ramifications of body piercings in academia, from the perspective of two doctoral candidates who teach.

Well, CK, size 2 to 4 is an improvement. Here’s hoping you’ll push that envelope a leetle beet further … (Cheers, Cal, for the link.)

How do you teach kids to eat healthy without giving them a weight complex?

I am completely enamored of Joie’s style. And her musical taste – I was SURE I was the only one who knew “Paint the Moon” by Czars. READ MORE

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