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Happy 4th

Enjoying some family time – if you celebrate the 4th of July, I hope you’re able to do the same.

Back tomorrow!

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How to Tell if Clothes Will Be Comfortable

I’m taking some time off this week, so here’s a gem from the archive!

comfortable clothes

We’ve already covered how to evaluate a potential purchase for quality and longevity, but what about comfort? I mean, aside from the obvious – does it itch, pinch, pull, or otherwise irritate you from the moment you pull it on – are there ways to determine if a garment will be comfortable under multiple circumstances, and on a longer timeline than its initial dry run in the dressing room?

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A World Without Variety

I’m taking some time off this week, so here’s a gem from the archive!

Many of the messages we receive about bodies have to do with conforming. The current standards for physical female beauty are narrow and exclusionary, yet we are pressured to deprive, manipulate, and punish our bodies into fitting those narrow, exclusionary standards. We are told, “Be the same, or be wrong.” We are told, “Look this way, or be lesser-than.” We are told, “There’s no room for variation here, so do everything in your power to conform.”

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