Monthly Archives: October 2017

Defining Your Body

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The world expects you to define your body in certain terms. Waist size, bust size, height, weight. These measurements should figure into your holistic view of your physical self, but they needn’t be the only factors. And spending some time in front of the mirror looking at and learning about your shape can completely transform how you conceptualize your body.

Why is it important to become familiar with your personal physical terrain? Well, how can you love something that you don’t understand? Seeing yourself is key to accepting yourself, and accepting yourself is a huge first step toward loving yourself. read more

Originally posted 2010-09-08 05:24:00.

Lovely Links: 10/27/17

Weekly Kitty:

Harriet McGraw, Bag and Box Inspector, on the job.

What impact does it have on designers mental health to create a whole new body of work every six months, but also make it commercially viable and is there a new way to work? i-D magazine explores this question.

Courtney is all fall in her plaid dress and letterman’s jacket.

I’m compiling my Amazon faves – including some sustainable clothes, my trusted hair care products, covetable bags, and accessories – on this page. Slowly but surely … read more

Counter-intuitive Figure Flattery Advice

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Dressing to flatter your figure can be a tricky business. And I don’t just mean for those of you who define your own figure flattery priorities and chuck the traditional ones because they don’t suit your tastes and needs. Even if you choose to dress in a way that aligns with the current set of stylistic mandates – even if you dress to create a tall, balanced, slim-looking figure – your task can feel confusing and challenging because certain bits of stock style advice may not work for your unique figure. And even more confusingly, other bits may go against your fashion-y instincts. read more

Originally posted 2011-06-17 06:23:13.