One last round of thanks to EVERYONE who contributed to Body Image Warrior Week, and thanks to NEDA for their support!
On a related note, here’s an interview that illustrates how eating disorders affect women of ALL ages.
This bird print dress looks unbearably chic against those bright magenta tights.
Wonderful reader H e-mailed me with a question about dressing for modesty, which reminded me to point any interested parties to the Clothed Much posts on modesty. You’ll find a wealth of ideas and tips from women who dress modestly for a variety of reasons.
Emerald shares a few fun and creative ways to wear and style stripes.
This bold ensemble is a great reminder that white pants can and should be worn year-round!
Marvelous reader Aris pointed me to a blog called His Black Dress, with the tagline, “A freestyle fashion blog advocating fashion freedom for men. This is about men rocking skirts, dresses, & heels as everyday attire.”
Pale pink and black always look so funky and fun when paired.
Autumn explains why a campaign that aims to combat appearance anxiety in people with eating disorders may have missed the mark.
Still just lovin’ the bib-necklace-as-necktie look. Such a fun way to spice up a button-front shirt.
After all these centuries, we’re still cinching and padding our bodies.
I adore neutral-free ensembles, and this pink and cornflower blue masterpiece is no exception.
This guide to finding a blazer that fits your body properly is absolutely top-notch.
And once you’ve mastered those tips, check out this post from the Budget Babe, which rounds up five colorful blazers, all under $50.
I’m a big fan of being nice whenever you can, so I loved this post that delineates many common reasons we act nice AND the associated pitfalls.
Who doesn’t love a strong shoulder?
Pastels are overtaking spring fashion, and College Candy has a cute roundup of minty green pieces.
Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer has been faithful to designer Tadashi Shoji for nearly all of her red carpet appearances, and she looks SMASHING in every single gown.
BrokeElizabeth explains why and how she washes her clothes by hand. Every night. I’m in awe.
This sassy, spring-y, cropped-pant-based ensemble is making me wish SO HARD for warm weather.
Check out this fabulous DIY tutorial for refashioning a thrifted silk blouse!
I might just have to copy Cheryl’s vest-and-tie menswear-inspired look.
“The definition of beauty is changing all the time and is dramatically different based on context, culture, and the ever-changing whims of the media. Being beautiful and staying beautiful can be a stressful and complicated endeavor.”
Stephanie is in Iceland. Not only do her photos make me miss that quirky country, but her chic outfit puts everything I packed for my own Icelandic voyage to shame.
And from the Department of Random: Animals Talking in All Caps (Cheers, Katharine!)