Posts Categorized: recommended reading

Lovely Links: 1/20/17

Locals! Three of my favorite things will converge this coming Tuesday: The Riveter, LOTT, and author/blogger Autumn Whitefield-Madrano! Here’s the scoop:

Join Autumn Whitefield-Madrano, author of Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty Shapes Women’s Lives (Simon & Schuster, 2016), in conversation with The Riveter magazine, to discuss the complex, often contradictory, ways beauty affects our day-to-day lives—its unexpected benefits, its subversive pleasures, and its ability to affect the stories we tell about ourselves. Members of the LOTT board will be present to meet and answer questions from anyone interested in the program. I’ll be there, too! Hope you can join us!

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Lovely Links: 12/30/16

Weekly Kitty:

Any box will do.

Nowness created this short film as part of its series “The Way We Dress.” In it, London-based director Avril Furness asked a range of women, from teens to grandmothers, what they would want to wear as their final outfits, and the reason for their decision.

Eco Warrior Princess tells us where to find pre-loved and secondhand maternity clothes online.

Love how Sheela combines unexpected pieces – a velvet duster, graphic tee, and menswear tie – in this bold, funky outfit.

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Lovely Links: 12/16/16

Weekly Kitty:

So FLEXIBLE.

Carcel is a sustainable brand designed in Copenhagen and made by incarcerated women. In this Vice article, founder Veronica D’Souza explains how the initiative helps break the cycle of poverty that leads to high female incarceration rates.

anOther speaks to renowned hair artist Cyndia Harvey about “This Hair Of Mine,” a film that celebrates black hair and its heritage.

This fair trade + organic wrap/ballerina sweater looks equally comfy and versatile.

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