Posts Categorized: recommended reading

Lovely Links: 1/27/17

Weekly Kitty:

This week I purchased this object, which I believe is called an Interlocking Badger Bowl Holder. Simon and Harriet approve.

“Desperately Seeking Susan’s” Lessons in Thrifting and Thrills

Danielle makes the head-to-toe winter white look seem effortless.

The question should not be ‘how’ or ‘why’ fashion can be political, it should be: why isn’t it seen as such? Why is an interest in clothing seen as vacuous and shallow and those working within the industry as either vain or lacking intelligence & depth? And why is fashion–a form of art and communication–stripped of its political value when other forms of art largely do not come under the same scrutiny?”

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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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