“If feminists ignore fashion, we are ceding our power to influence it. Fortunately, history has shown that feminists can, instead, harness fashion and use it for our own political purposes.” (Cheers NessPas)
This guide to necklace length won’t be universally accurate, but might give you a rough idea of what to expect when ordering jewelry online.
In case you’re still doubtful that thrifted goods can be chic, check out Keri’s super stylish 100% thrifted ensemble.
“I’ve gone from trendy high street shopping to hoarding second hand, then back to high street, then investing in more expensive items, then back to thrifting. I’ve tried budgeting, splurging, shopping strikes, moderation, and everything in between. And still, at the back of my mind, I’ve known that whatever I was trying to do at a given time, things were not making sense. I was a bad shopper.”
Casey shares her thoughts on tracking down affordable, vintage-style shoes. And she should know!
How fun are these David Bowie-inspired looks? So fun.
Oh, how I adore teal and mustard together.
Do you have a smile that’s specific to photos? This post explores how trying to arrange your face into gorgeous, photogenic perfection can backfire. And why an “imperfect” but genuine smile often looks truly lovely.
This cowl-necked Fair Isle sweater dress is too cute for words. And so is the gal wearing it.
“I did learn one thing, during this whole weight loss surgery-type journey I’ve been on: if you are not happy with your body and in your skin, it doesn’t matter what size you are and what other people think you look like. There is no objectivity when it comes to being comfortable with your body.”
Wondering how you can help your daughters build up their confidence? This Q&A has some intriguing insights.
This article explores the false premise that there’s a link between attractiveness and smarts, specifically that smart people are “unattractive.” Lots of studies explored, lots of theories mentioned, a lot to chew on. (Cheers, Sarah!)
Franca offers some ideas for how to define ethical fashion.
“… there is this small voice in my head that asks a lot of questions. Like, will I be equally surprised with my appearance at 60 as I am now? Will I ever feel that my insides and my outsides match again? When did that stop?”
Megan’s edgy burgundy monochromatic look is broken up by a pop of pink.
As someone who vastly prefers being clothed at all times, I could really relate to Elissa’s post on nudity and comfort levels.
This video tutorial shows how to create a faux bob. Cute!
A post that I hope you’ll never need, but may come in very handy if you do: What to wear while you’re temporarily camped out in a hospital waiting room.
This open letter to “thinspiration” blogs is a must-read. I, too, am finding it harder to avoid that stuff and it scares the crap outta me.
And from the Department of Random: I cannot resist an Oatmeal post about grammar. Cannot! When to use i.e. in a sentence.