QUICK UPDATE: I’m going to end the Green Mountain contest early so that anyone who doesn’t win can consider using the 20% discount to book a stay. Since the discount expires June 30, I’ll end the contest and contact the winner by June 25. If you still want to enter, scroll to the end of this post for details.
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This post discusses two examples of recent and appalling Internet sexism, saying, “The point of all this is that when women do things, there’s a certain sort of person who wants to put them down and silence them. Not because what they’re doing is bad or wrong, but because they’re daring to do it at all.” (Cheers, Ellinoora.)
Cynthia takes on the white-out look with her signature cool chic.
I adore these easy, pragmatic tips for adding whimsy to your work wardrobe. Bring on the scarves, necklaces, and prints, please!
On a related note, look at this outfit and TELL me you don’t want a dress with giant ants printed all over it. Go on. I dare ya.
Do you ever find yourself caught in a cycle of self-care and self-shame?
I have hats. I look doofy in many of them. Stephanie looks unbearably chic in her straw fedora and printed skirt. Maybe I just need to wear my hats with printed skirts from now on …
This excerpt from the new book Overdressed – which explores the high cost of fast fashion – explains what happens to most donated used clothing if it doesn’t sell. Eye-opening to be sure. (Cheers, Jen.)
Zarna is a knockout in a voluminous vintage teal maxi skirt.
Over at Hourglassy – a fabulous blog that discusses style for large-busted women – Darlene posits that attempting to control how others view us is futile but exerting control over our reactions can be valuable. (Via The Beheld)
I love the look of Anthropologie’s jewelry but hate the prices, so this vintage-inspired button necklace DIY piqued my interest. So very do-able!
Lovely blogger Criss has entered an intriguing contest called Star in a Bra, and talks about her body-positive experience with the contest right here.
And speaking of bras, Ash rounds up her favorite sources for sweet, sexy, sassy lingerie for plus-sized women.
Caitlin reminds us that the fight for women and girls in sport did NOT end with Title IX.
Candace styles a gorgeous pair of printed pants with a chic denim shirt. And uses clip-on earrings as makeshift brooches. Brill.
Holy moly, how gorgeous is Stacy’s braided crown hairdo?
Understanding that you’re enough. Such a simple concept, yet so tough to master.
Lisa touches on the concept of dressing for the job you want. And simultaneously proves that she is the reigning champion of accessorization.
Since I’m forever on the lookout for effective natural deodorants, I’m gonna give this simple recipe a try.
Polka dot pattern mixing. Need I say more?
And from the Department of Random: I generally prefer topical blogs, but The Watermelon Shirt Type is a big bag of miscellaneous awesome. And I love it.