“When developing personal style, it is all about dressing in a way that reflects what you value most. Skinny jeans, color blocking, whether or not a color is flattering are all fruitless things to concern yourself with if your wardrobe doesn’t first, and most importantly, reflect what matters to you.”
Angie’s footwear traveling tips are spot-on.
Such a simple, elegant, vintage-inspired winter outfit from Sophistique Noir.
In the spirit of my own outfit duds post – but funnier – Catherine posts her 2013 outfit shot bloopers and outtakes.
“However, the well-intentioned proposal that we arrest people who call other people fat presents a problem that extends beyond that whole constitutionality issue: it reinforces the idea that ‘fat’ is the worst of the worst. Of course, that is the story our culture tells us over and over in a myriad of ways. The way I see it, a push for the word to be added to the hate speech lexicon is essentially an admission that we’ve bought that story hook, line and sinker.”
This comic offers up a little gender role reversal and touches on modesty, responsibility, and blame.
In case Radiant Orchid isn’t ringing your chimes, here’s a breakdown of the other colors Pantone is loving for Spring of 2014.
Absolutely adore these nine small ways to build a better body image.
If you missed my interview on WGN Radio Sunday night, you can hear the whole segment right here! Huge thanks to Amy Guth for having me on.
Love this long sleeveless blazer layered over a lacy white dress – that is some ninja-level layering, friends.
Barking Dog Shoes gives us four dress shoes that accommodate orthotics. Bless those gals for their ongoing efforts to help the sore-of-foot!
“Prominent Asian film school Whistling Woods International released a YouTube video on Monday, exactly one year after the horrific rape case in Delhi that became international news and drew global attention to violence against women in India, that turns the tables on men who ogle women in public. The film shows four scenarios where women are subjected to the ever-pervasive male gaze while going about their daily lives, whether talking with friends or just riding the bus. But then a reflective surface, be it sunglasses or a necklace, turns these gazes back on the men themselves. ”
This pleated, semi-corseted, asymmetric dress is simply incredible.
Rashida Jones dishes out some fascinating commentary on the pornification of … well, everything.
This diagram of neckline shapes is incredibly helpful.
In this week’s Star Tribune, I talked about ways to style tall boots, mid-calf boots, and ankle booties.
And from the Department of Random: I’ve been struggling against sadness for weeks now because everything I see, hear, and read seems to be overwhelmingly negative and disheartening. Bless Mental Floss for rounding up 11 solid reasons to be optimistic in 2014. And Cheryl for sharing these uplifting videos.
Even MORE random: Obviously I’d love for you to follow me on Twitter, but you might also consider this person who writes “hot local singles” SPAM with an H.P. Lovecraft twist, and, of course, Kim Kierkegaardashian, who merges Kim K’s tweets with Kierkegaard’s philosophies.