Monthly Archives: September 2012

Lovely Links: 9/28/12

Huge thanks to Fashion Pulse Daily and Adorkable Undies for their fabulous reviews of my book!

From my favorite read of the week: “At worst, we see our bodies as wily adversaries, to be regarded with suspicion and kept in constant check. At best, we see them as accessories, merely vehicles in which to tote around what we see as our true identities — our minds.”

Stripes, full skirt, heels … triple love from me on this sophisticated ensemble.

Deja offers some creative ways to style scarves when you’re facing specific dressing challenges. read more

Insomniac Sale Picks: Sweater Dresses for Tummies

*In this late-night feature – which will run Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week – I’ll gather up three fun items that are currently on sale online and share them with you! I would LOVE suggestions: Stylish wide-width pumps? Classic v-necked sweaters? Chandelier earrings? Petite dress slacks? What would you like to see featured?*

Lorraine requested a few picks for sweater dresses for women who carry weight in their midsections, so here we go:

Karen Kane Wrap Sweater Dress – was $118, now $81.95 read more

Dressed for: Flirting with Fall

Already Pretty outfit featuring orchid purple boyfriend cardigan, red ruched dress, Tolani tiles multicolor scarf, BCBGeneration Doris cognac leather boots

Scarf, Tolani Tiles via Piperlime (no longer available) – more multicolored scarves
Dress, Muse via HauteLook – similar
Cardigan via consignment – similar color (pashima plum)
Boots, BCBGeneration Doris (no longer available) – similar
Earrings, Patinasimilar

Dresses-and-boots weather is my absolute favorite. Seriously. I’m just gleeful this time of year.

I wore this to the dentist. First cavity in over TEN YEARS, people, and I’d forgotten how awful the novocain/drilling/recovery experience can be. I had to run to the post office right afterwards and I’m pretty sure I left a little drool-pool on the customer service counter. But man, the gals back at the dentist’s office dug my scarf. So I guess we’ll call it even. read more