How to Love Yourself

how to love yourself

After decades of hetero-centric Valentine’s Day stories and articles that talk about savoring love, finding love, and keeping love with another person, it seems like there followed a tidal wave of “love yourself” topics and ideas for this holiday. And those have now become a little cliche. But since I’m in favor of self-love EVERY day, since I think loving yourself can enhance your ability to be a good partner, and since the topic of self-love can be extremely daunting, I’m going to cliche it up for the day. READ MORE

Originally posted 2013-02-14 06:16:39.

Lovely Links: 9/15/17

Weekly Kitty:

Simon in the round.

Sarah Anne’s retro-influenced ensemble is so perfect for early fall. Love the collar on that dress!

Dark florals are another great transitional option for summer-to-fall wear.

This season, fashion ads were more inclusive than the runway shows.

Speaking of laudable campaigns, the new Eileen Fisher fall ads are all about inclusion and power.

I’ve sampled at least six bras that claim to minimize digging into your tender back parts, and this front-close Montelle bra is the only one that really works for me. I learned recently they’ve discontinued the style, so I stocked up! (C-cups and above, so you smaller gals might try the Spanx Bra-llelujah. Not quite as smooth, but close.) READ MORE

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Flexible Style

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I’ve spent a long time refining my personal style. A loooooooong time, my friends. I first described my style as “arty-eclectic with a broad streak of retro influence” many years ago, and once I had that nailed, I decided to switch to badassery. I’ve defined how I want to look, accumulated a wardrobe full of pieces that align with my style goals, and cultivated an eye for items that will fit naturally with my established aesthetic. READ MORE

Originally posted 2010-10-06 05:17:00.