Fresh from the kitty aisle at Byerly’s.
“As tragic as I find it that a healthy woman wearing a bikini in public can still make the news globally I can’t help but applaud her for her words. Being a plus-sized woman in the public eye shouldn’t be an act of bravery, even though I know for a lot of us it is.”
Darlene experiments with multiple outfits using a darling polka dot sheath dress to see which combinations play up or play down her bust.
It’s been incredibly inspiring to see so many ad campaigns featuring older women … but it’d be even better to see a few including older women of color.
Oh, how I wish I could take in “Fully Fashioned,” an exhibit at the National Museum of Scotland celebrating 200 years of Pringle of Scotland.
“As I got older, not liking makeup put me in a category. So did not wearing heels or carrying a purse. And in the cases where I did wear a dress or take time with my hair, somehow that meant that I had to defend the fact that I still loved science. At some point it became that I could either be someone who wore field boots or someone who wore dresses. When you find yourself having to defend your position on one side of a divide – boots or dresses – it becomes harder to maintain loyalty to both.”
On the Garage blog, I offered some simple tips to help small businesses build their Pinterest followings.
Caryn Franklin offers some eloquent advice on honing your style and being truly thoughtful about your fashion choices. (Via The Fashion Law)
My obsession with Lucky Brand jewelry continues: Currently ogling these mixed-metal studs.
De-cluttering expert Marie Kondo takes a shopping trip to Anthropologie. (Via YLF)
“It took me years to understand that the cycle of falling in and out of love with things—with a version of yourself, even—can be a lovely thing, and crucial in helping you figure out who you really are.”
On the Fox 9 Buzz, I offered tips for styling long pendant necklaces.
This graphic will teach you the difference between candy and awning stripes, among others.
And from The Department of Random: Every Question In Every Q&A Session Ever
Also: This week needs to wrap up with some Pallas kitten action. (I’d much rather hear their vocalizations than the Benny Hill theme. They’re totally making the OH MY GOD A BIRD noise. You cat lovers know what I mean.)
Also love this one of tiny Pallas kittens being totally ferocious with their growls, hisses, and Silent Meows. I know I’M scared …
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