I’ll be participating in the local Pecha Kucha event next Tuesday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at the Bryant-Lake Bowl. The topic for the night is interior/exterior spaces so, as you can imagine, I’m speaking on the look good-feel good connection. The event is free, so stop by if you can!
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I cannot BELIEVE I forgot to mention that Bill Cunningham New York was unbearably sweet, completely fascinating, and utterly inspiring. The film is in U.S. theaters now, and even if you’re not a fan of Bill’s contributions to the NYT, my guess is that nearly all style lovers will enjoy this movie. A visual feast and a fabulous story.
Keiko does bright spring colors with a hit of black so beautifully.
Another amazing post from Feministe about how often times and generally inadvertently, feminist blogs create conversations in which more energy is spent calling each other out than working toward common goals. A significant response/rebuttal here from the woman whose book sparked the initial debate and several others with varying viewpoints linked at the end of the Feministe post.
Budget Chic rocks her new olive green shirt dress.
Beauty Bets recommends several natural deodorants that actually work. I’m excited to try a few of these myself, as a decidedly stinky girl.
Shini is wearing a lace skirt. No big deal, right? Except the lace is patterned with skulls. I swoon.
This post outlines the basics of avoiding online shopping pitfalls.
“I became mortified that I somehow wasn’t allowed to wear perfume, like I hadn’t graduated to that level of adulthood yet. If I put it on, the Perfume Police would break down my door and yell, ‘You don’t have the requisite age or sexiness to smell like that!'”
Best shopping news of the week: Target’s next designer collaboration will be with Missoni. Wahoo!
I can only aspire to do casual chic as perfectly as Lopi.
This post on bathing suit shopping strategy will help just about anyone, but is especially helpful to those of us with body image hang-ups.
Newly enamored of Lil Chief Honeybee.
In honor of upcoming Mother’s Day, I asked the BlogFrog community do you have any heirlooms from your Mom?
Lady Smaggle gives us two darling videos on how to style curly hair.
Marzipan chronicles her relationship with dieting in honor of International No Diet Day. I saw myself in this post, again and again.
Oh all right, if you insist, you can buy me this dress.
Real Simple offers up some great tips for how to define your signature style. Their steps and recommendations mirror many of my own!
Here it is: The best advice IN THE WORLD. You’re welcome.
And from the Department of Random: When Husband Mike made the last 20 seconds of this clip his ringtone, I was, once again, reminded that I’d married wisely.