The NYT reports some backlash against nip-tucks and Botox in Hollywood casting agencies these days.
Finsk, you’re breaking my heart with these booties.
I love Jen Larsen with a passion that borders on the obscene. And I cannot WAIT to read her new book, which chronicles her journey through bariatric surgery, massive weight loss, and hard-won self-discovery. But for now, I’ll settle for this interview with her, and discussion of the “skinny dream”.
Thoughts on the “next-besting” trend in retail?
My girl Lopi responded to this week’s post about monochrome looks by reminding me about this fabulous article on color monogamists … written by the unbearably lovely Joanna Goddard, no less! It’s an oldie, but a goody.
Dang. This video shows 50 uses for Vaseline in 2 minutes. (Oh, get your mind out of the gutter.)
Want proof that Cal and I attended MN Fashion Week events? Here are her photos from the Blacklist Vintage shindig.
Could it be that the Curse of the Good Girl is contributing to workplace inequality?
Jill has done it again: Find out how Valentino’s latest looks compare to jellyfish. Really.
A quick lesson in how to receive a compliment.
Can’t stand the gym? Here are a few fun ways to get active without slogging through 45 minutes on the elliptical.
Several networks took issue with the amount of cleavage being shown in a Lane Bryant lingerie ad. I wonder if they’ve seen the latest round of Vicky’s Secret ads …
A great reminder about self-care from author Jenni Schaefer.
One woman takes offense when hipsters don feathers, moccasins, and other indigenous-influenced garb, and sparks quite a conversation with her commentary. (Via Academichic) Further reading here.
I love this description of springtime as an awkward teenager. So true! How do you dress for 35 degree mornings and 70 degree afternoons?
I am having SERIOUS envy over Solanah’s kitty dress.
Do you think that long hair is still considered a marker of “true” or “feminine” beauty? Do you or do you know people who still associate short hair on women with subversion? (Be sure to read the comments for a rousing discussion.)
And from the Department of Random: Sleep Talkin’ Man is almost too funny to be real. “Oh, I could be rummaging around in here for ages, I’m never going to find some zebra ears!” (YOW! Just checked in on the site today and it is lousy with curse words – be warned.)