Posts Categorized: lovely links

Lovely Links: December 4

Gertie has prompted some fantastically passionate discussion on model sizing. PATTERN model sizing, that is.

Kate the Great muses on getting stuck in a fashion rut … and the phenomenon of feeling like the current era has no distinctive stylistic markers. Fascinating stuff! Be sure to read part two.

If you long to wear Chanel but also enjoy eating and paying your rent, check out this spot-on recreation of a FW09 runway look. $113 for the whole deal, including accessories!


Lovely Links: November 27

Not sure how I missed this, but Annie Leibovitz did a gorgeous spread on Betty and Don Draper (AKA January Jones and Jon Hamm) for September’s issue of Vanity Fair. SWOON.

Lincoln University is requiring students with high BMI ratings to take a class titled “Fitness for Life,” which meets three hours a week. HOW LAME IS THAT? (Via You’d Be So Pretty If …)

Fashion Herald shares some hard-learned lessons in maternity style.


Lovely Links: November 20

Une femme laments the loss of another petites store, and points out that it’s not all about hemming for women with smaller frames.

Speaking of shorties, The Demoiselles have assembles a condensed guide to stylish boots for petite women. No pun intended. I SWEAR.

Apparently, skin-whitening is all the rage in India. What a contrast to the U.S., where people put themselves at risk for cancer in the name of a great tan. Or IS it a contrast? Guess you always want what you haven’t got. (Thanks to reader Hannah for this link.)