“The more I thought about it, the more I realized that our future children needed to see a mother modeling a certain amount of comfort in her body. A mother enjoying the moment with them rather than removing herself from it. A mother using the photos as a means of reminiscing together, joyfully, do you remember when …? instead of sighing and vocalizing a desire for thinner arms or less chunky cheeks.” (Eating disorders discussed)
The asymmetric lines of this skirt are so alluring.
There’s nothing like a white button-front to make a summery look feel crisp and fresh.
Anyone tried fiber lashes yet? I’m equal parts wary and intrigued …
I’m a Be Good Tanyas fan from days of old, and LOVED this song and video from founder Frazey Ford. Lyrics include, “And I’m sorry that you don’t like your life / I fought for my own victories and for the beauty in my life / My joy, my joy, my joy takes nothing from you.” (Via Balancing Jane)
Amarachi’s statement necklace will eat your statement necklace. What a jaw-droppingly amazing piece.
This post offers some compelling reasons to wash practically everything in cold water: Saves energy, helps clothes last longer, costs you less … (Via Capitol Hill Style)
More great picks for orthotic-friendly sandals from the Barking Dog Shoes team
Psyche shows us that drapey pants can be elegant and dressy.
Before you start purging and decluttering, Carol recommends that you think about how you accumulated the clutter to begin with.
All leopard is lovely in my book, but Gracey’s gray-on-black leopard print is a subtle, cool iteration of a classic.
I’m on the hunt for the perfect pair of asymmetric earrings. Mildly obsessed with the pairs in Mia Montgomery’s shop.
“It’s taken me over a year, along with meeting and befriending other inspirational women in the industry, to realise that changing my style so that I can fit in is wrong. We joke about the stereotypical games industry look, but we need to be aware that it is the product of a lack of diversity, both in terms of gender and ethnicity – as such it can seem just as exclusionary as the tailored suit and tie of the professional world.” (Via Geek Feminism)
Absolutely loved Grechen’s musings on the trendiness of capsule wardrobes, and how she explored the pros and cons of this system.
Mia gets really uncomfortable when she gets super sweaty under her breasts in the summer heat. She’s trying out some breast sweat pads, and commenters on this post had some other suggestions, too.
Katha is sophisticated and sassy in her Gudrun Sjödén striped dress. (See me in the same one right here!)
Two great examples of how tailors can do so much more than hem your pants
Gave this charcoal mask a try this week to see if it would help with my blackheads. It felt great and helped a bit, but based on reviews I need to use several times to see real results. I will say, though, that it didn’t irritate my super-sensitive skin AT ALL. Anyone else tried similar products?
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