It is estimated that every two minutes, someone here in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. In a very brave post, a guest poster at Yes and Yes shares the story of how her ex attempted to rape her. She also recommends some resources for anyone who has been assaulted, and has set up an e-mail account to take reader questions. Please read this if you have any concerns about yourself or others. Please. Sometimes it takes reading someone else’s story to jar the truth loose inside you.
I adore my tattoos, as you all know … but not everyone loves their ink. Over at Observation Mode, enc is describing her experience getting a large piece removed. OUCH.
A stirring and articulate rant on eating disorder myths and “real women.”
Danielle’s Little Black Dress Mondays show the true power of remixing. She has worn that dress in SO many marvelous and creative ways!
All aboard the Pink Cosmo, Cupcake, and Marabou Self-Esteem Express!
Some thought-provoking commentary on the culture of obsessive consumption.
Chelsea wrote a short post about the intersection of fashion and gender over at Between Laundry Days. She has some really interesting insight into the struggles of women and men who prefer the clothing/style of their opposite sex.
I am utter crap at TV-watching, friends. Did anyone catch the first episode of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution? A short recap here, but I’m curious about opinions.
Wanna learn how Doc Martens are made? Well, of course you do.
Do you buy the bra size you truly are, or the size you think you should be? Ever had a bra-fitting revelation?
Esme looks absolutely flawless every day. I mean, seriously.
I was interviewed recently by Mail Today, a daily newspaper published in India, for an article about style blogging. The online version must be paged through, so click to page 24 for the article!
Angie whipped up a marvelous primer on pattern mixing.
A great way to prevent buying doubles AND buyer’s remorse: Ask yourself, what makes this garment special?