Big thanks to BlogHer for syndicating my recent post, Change Your Style, Change Your Life!
The amazing folks at Pandora’s Project posted a transcript of a live chat that I guest hosted several weeks ago. Please take a look, and remember that Pandy’s is a truly amazing resource for survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
“‘Doing me’ means wearing what I want, and taking pictures of that, and plastering them all over the internet and crossing my fingers that someone else will see them and question their own body hate.”
Kelly’s post on life lessons from the shortest kid in class is enlightening, uplifting, and entertaining.
Emily’s bright red maxi skirt took my breath away.
One of the fashion editors at The Frisky got a What Not to Wear makeover. Why would a self-proclaimed style expert need a makeover, you ask? She says, “… despite being able to recommend what others should wear, I’ve always struggled with my own fashion options. And that’s mainly because I have what’s called body dysmorphia.”
Nowness produced a video for Advanced Style, and it is utterly fabulous. There is so much bold style and self-confidence in there, people. Also I’ll count myself lucky if I have half of Iris Apfel’s chutzpah when I’m her age. I’ll even settle for a quarter.
If you love the look of full skirts but aren’t sure which style will suit you, check out this guide to full skirts from Real Simple.
No Signposts in the Sea asks what makes style personal?
The gals at College Candy are salivating over these five fun spring trends. Will you indulge in any of ’em? (I’ve already got my chunky wedges, of course. I might actually have YOUR chunky wedges, too … I’m a renowned chunky wedge hoarder.)
Perhaps I’ll finally be able to do that all-white ensemble I’ve been dreaming about: Ways to wear a wash of white.
The woman behind Tumblr blog Redefining Body Image is examining the way society views and thinks about body image, fat, health, and other related topics in visual culture. And she’s taking submissions!
Kyla’s wide legged jeans and floppy-brimmed hat conspire in this perfect weekend chic ensemble.
Check out Tamia’s stellar take on menswear, complete with sassy fedora.
Ten ways to address body image in teen daughters.
My girl Karolyn has single-handedly formulated, created, and marketed a line of cruelty-free, fair-trade, vegan lipstick. And now she’s outfitting the lips of a local fashion event! Buy her wares here.
Color Me Blue has some adorable ideas for perking up your comfy-casual looks.
Self-love is a constant battle. But SO worth it.
Could you go a week without wearing neutrals? Such a tempting challenge!
Feed your inner tomboy with Tomboy Style.
Just a quick reminder about the Already Pretty self-guided mini makeover! Spring is a great time to re-examine your style and make some changes!
And from the Department of Random: Just WATCH the hand gestures. LISTEN to the inflection. Clearly, important matters are being hashed out, here.