The love affair with Black Mouse continues. (First seen on Instagram)
Capsule wardrobes are all the rage, so it was especially interesting to read this post discussing six reasons a capsule wardrobe might not work for you. (Via YLF)
On the Goodwill blog, I talked about prints and patterns that you can always thrift.
Laura looks so elegant in her boldly printed maxi dress.
If you’re in NYC this weekend, swing by the Soho Gudrun Sjödén shop on Saturday, 5/23, to meet the designer in person! I’d love to know if she’s as earthy and fun as she seems in print, so do report back if you go.
What would happen if we treated male politicians like we treat female politicians?
And in other celebrity style news, Reese Witherspoon has launched Draper James, a company that offers clothes, jewelry, gifts, and products for the home, many with a Southern twist.
Husband Mike is currently reading my friend Traci’s book, Secrets From the Eating Lab, and keeps relaying mind-blowing bits of data. Can’t wait to dig in myself.
“I’ve found myself at an interesting place while watching the backlash to diets like the Whole 30 unfold. I’m not following the diet, but I have before. I’m not adhering to the principles, but I haven’t completely abandoned them as useless. I feel like I’m in a middle ground between two very set warring camps, ducking down in a foxhole while hand-crafted, gluten-free pizza crusts made of cauliflower and bottles of Roundup get lobbed over my head.”
Also of interest, The Fat Nutritionist’s thoughts on The Whole 30, referenced in Michelle’s post.
On Mad Mimi, I wrote about verbal pitfalls – like slang, acronyms, and jargon – in email newsletters.
Joi looks positively radiant in her turquoise pussybow blouse and flirty floral skirt.
This comic brings up some important points about the criticisms women may face if they have breast reduction surgery.
Sylvia read Diane Von Furstenberg’s memoir and saw her speak recently, and shares her thoughts on the designer’s amazing life and career path.
“I love your selfies because I love seeing you feel good about yourself. I love how your face glows when you look like a million bucks and you know it. I love when you celebrate yourself. You deserve to be celebrated.”
I love the idea of applying the five love languages – generally used in romantic relationships – to your relationship with your own body.
Lar talks about how her experience dealing with endometriosis led her to … the gym.
Related: Four ways to make sure you’re exercising out of self-love, not self-hate
I am perpetually on the hunt for necklaces that fit perfectly into V-shaped necklines. This smallish silver bib looks perfect.
Queer photographer Meg Allen didn’t see the images of masculine women she wanted and needed around her, so she took it upon herself to produce them. And her photo series BUTCH is varied and striking and inspirational.
This outfit shows how bright primaries work beautifully together when done up in classic shapes.
15 of the Queen’s best tiaras. Because tiaras.
If you check out this week’s Fox 9 Buzz segment on trends from the 80s and 90s that are hot again now, you’ll get to see me attempt a fauxhawk. And wear one giant earring, Madonna-Lucky-Star-style.
In a post about the counterproductive nature of style and body comparisons, Imogen says, “As I always tell my clients, dress your portrait first, as so many women when they dress are more concerned about their butt/hips/thighs/stomach/arms/boobs/etc. than their communication centre, their face. Yet when I communicate with you, I’m not spending my time speaking to your thighs, I’m looking in your eyes, and if you dress that area first, adding some detail to keep my attention there, I’m not even going to notice what you perceive as a flaw.”
This pie chart breaks down the contents of most women’s magazines pretty accurately, I’d say.
Next stop on the H&M collab train: Balmain.
This satellite gyroscope necklace is downright magnificent.
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