Certain brands have personalities that can actually change the way some people feel about themselves, according to a study in the Journal of Consumer Research. (Found this while searching for a photo of a professor who works at my university – she co-authored this study!)
Kasmira, my original over-dyeing inspiration, gives her own tips and advice for dyeing clothing in the washing machine.
Get a load of local designer Joynoelle’s GORGEOUS Spring 2011 lookbook. I swoon!
Marie Claire wants to know if health bloggers are having a negative impact on body image, well-being, and … well, health. Medicinal Marzipan responds.
Convinced that all over-the-knee boots give off a distinctly stripper-ish vibe? Have a peek at this gorgeous outfit and see if it doesn’t change your mind.
Did you know that hairspray can take permanent marker stains off your skin? Check out these other unusual uses for common toiletries.
I didn’t have to think twice before buying this print. We are ALL Wonder Women!
Wishing that you had less pronounced crow’s feet or slightly firmer upper arms may seem innocuous compared to wholesale self-loathing … but is it? Is wishing your body was slightly different an insidious cycle?
Check out this short interview with Modcloth CEO Susan Gregg Koger. No one leverages social media quite like Modcloth …
A cautionary tale about buying shoes that are far too big for your feet. We’ve all done it, but few have suffered as Kelly has.
Reader Elizabeth sent me this link about weight classes in running events. And although the concept made me cock my head initially, the article is pretty amazing in its reinforcement of exercise as a practice that benefits human beings of ALL shapes and sizes. “… research shows that people who are overweight or even obese still can be fit. Studies at the Cooper Institute in Dallas have found that it’s better to be fat and fit than thin and sedentary.” Plus there are weight classes in boxing, wrestling, and other sports … why not running? Your thoughts?
Casey’s bird print vintage dress is absolutely divine.