Reader Request: How to Do Neon Now

how to wear neon

Reader Jessica submitted this request in a comment:

Do you have a post on how to wear neon without looking ridiculous? If not, I’d love to see one!

I remember neon. I lived through the 80s. I never in a million years thought I’d don these blaring brights again but here we are in the 21st century, and I’m just as smitten with neon as I was back in 1983. I know that it’s not a color family that holds universal appeal, but if you’re curious about how to wear neon now and make it look fresh, here are my pointers: READ MORE

Originally posted 2012-08-21 06:15:57.

Clothing Versus Body

clothing versus body

In college, I wore what my peers wore. I had a limited budget, limited resources, and limited interest in style so I just imitated what I saw. And what I saw was jeans, jeans, flannel, Doc Martens, jeans, oversized sweaters, jeans, long-sleeve tees and, jeans. Also jeans. And the jeans that were in style at the time were flares, which balanced my hips relatively well, and I wore them without thinking and assumed I looked as good as I  possibly could. READ MORE

Originally posted 2015-04-06 06:27:55.

Lovely Links: 8/11/17

Weekly Kitty:

Harriet tries out HM’s new guitar case.

Sarah Anne is retro gorgeous in her lemon-print frock.

Target launches a new gender-neutral kids clothing collection

“In speaking with a friend yesterday about her emerging brand, she lamented about never being able to get ‘there.’ What I realized is that right now in the world of fashion we really do not know what ‘there’ is. It has yet to be defined, it is emerging (just like her). As old structures go away, like department stores and retail, new structures are rising up to take their place and whether or not they will be successful is still an experiment.” READ MORE

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