I am indescribably excited about Threads 4 Thought, an affordable, sustainable, and beautifully designed alternative to evil American Apparel. Woo! Will let you know my thoughts after ordering. (Thanks for the tip, Bridget!)
Fabulous advice on how to wear, care for, and find the right fragrance.
Only WendyB could write a post that covers the politics of lipstick, symbolism in fashion, and the power inherent in co-opting specifically male titles and make it feel seamless.
If you’re an online sample sale junkie, MyNines will make you squeal with delight.
“When we try to mold our bodies into something they’re not, we lose ourselves.”
This post is a bit of a treatise, but well worth reading. Its author was active in the Fat Acceptance movement for years, still supports many of the movement’s core beliefs – primarily that all people should be treated with dignity and respect regardless of size – but many have deemed her an FA traitor for intentionally losing weight to alleviate debilitating knee pain. (Thanks for the link, Kat.)
Terra shares some fabulous tips for looking taller while wearing flats.
College Candy has named me one of their top 7 fashion blogs! And, despite a slightly incongruous comment about flat boots, I’m honored. And in good company.
This roundup of the best DIY trends of 2010 makes me wanna get craftyyyyyy.
UBS has declared in its new dress code that its female employees should use fancy moisturizers and apply perfume after a hot shower. Furthermore, “Light makeup consisting of foundation, mascara and discreet lipstick … will enhance your personality.” Still hoping this turns out to be a joke. (Cheers Trina and Tiia!)
Some great tips on how to wear an ID badge and carry a Blackberry stylishly.
More thoughts on the value and vulnerability of being naked.
The No Mirror Project is an interesting and entertaining read. Do you think you could go five days without looking in a mirror?
Just what the heck IS pre-fall, anyway?
Although I’m pretty jazzed by the concept of the forthcoming TV show “Thrift America,” should constantly-showered-with-designer-freebies It-Girl Alexa Chung really be the hostess? Dear PBS, I am available as an understudy! I’m just sayin’.
How to wear sparkle during the day. Fun!
I loved reading JoAnn’s sartorial resolutions for 2010. Did you make any? Will you make any for 2011?
And from the Department of Random: This week, my mom introduced me to the concept of Paraprosdokian sentences. Current favorite, “Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.”