I’m thrilled to have another post over at The Frisky this week! Check out Tattoos 101: Everything You Need to Know if You Want to Get Inked.
Bloggers from a variety of backgrounds and of a variety of body shapes weigh in on the subject of what makes a woman real.
SimplyCyn looks simply radiant in her butter yellow blouse and high-waisted jeans.
I found Maria’s blog through a lovely comment she left last week, and although she mostly writes about food, her tiny mantras about money and life cover clothing, travel, and self-care succinctly and tenderly.
Nubby makes beige and black look edgy and chic.
How do you feel about showing tattoos during job interviews? Here are some savvy guidelines to consider before flashing your ink.
I’ve decided to crawl into Andrea’s art and style blog, Fly, and just live in there. Come, join me.
Lisa Bloom explains why telling female children they’re pretty encourages them to live in a “dumbed-down world,” and why focusing on their thoughts and accomplishments can make a huge difference. (Via FFB)
Still fearful of maxis? How about a high-low hemline instead?
If I look half so ravishing at age 71, I’ll be thrilled.
Patti recently launched Visible Monday, and I absolutely love her for it. She explains, “Women of a certain age (the age does not matter), who have been pushed to the sidelines by the mainstream fashion media, are announcing our manifesto: invisible no more.”
I’m jealous of everyone who got to attend the Governors Island Jazz Age Lawn Fest. Yes, I am.
Cynthia gives us a no-holds-barred anti-high-heels manifesto.
The American Medical Association has officially come out against Photoshopped ads, and is encouraging “ad agencies to work with agencies devoted to child and adolescent health to develop guidelines for ads.”
Pattern mixing in blue and white done to perfection.
Just launched this week, Clique to Know offers online designer sample sales for sizes 10 and up. ABOUT TIME! I signed up to check it out and saw sizes through 3X and up to US 24 in lines like Rachel Pally, Kay Unger, and T-Bags. They’re just getting started, but it’s an exciting concept.
Trying to decipher wedding dress codes? Lili shows her choice of wedding guest outfits from black tie to beach casual.
Allie has some suggestions for how to prevent inner thigh chafing, a problem many women face during the hot summer months.
“What might happen if women told themselves they were content exactly as they are? If they learned to see their bodies in a positive way?”
Another dress shield-style solution for us sweaty gals: 1-2 Armpads.
Kyla styles her amazing printed vintage pants with a lovely sheer cardigan.
Bonus DoR: Gillian Welch’s new album The Harrow and the Harvest came out this week, and it includes this song, which she and Dave have been performing live for AGES. When I heard them play it a few years back, it gave me chills. Still does.
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