Lovely Links: 7/28/17

Weekly Kitty:

Box Inspector Harriet, reporting for duty.

The strange, sexy history of fishnet stockings

These Instagrammers of all shapes, sizes, and gender identities show us how to rock the Unicorn trend.

Mo’s basketball game outfit is the perfect mix of chic and relaxed.

I adore pyrite, so I’m drooling over these faceted pyrite earrings.

Eco Warrior Princess rounds up seven online sources for stylish, sustainable summer dresses.

Courtney adds a yellow bag, turquoise pumps, and a pink lip to her Little White Dress outfit – love the pops of color!

How to Find Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

“[Actress Gabourey] Sidibe and [designer Ashley Nell] Tipton both announced this year that they’d had weight loss surgery. Some — mostly thin body positivity activists — have congratulated Sidibe and Tipton for what they see as positive choices to benefit their health. Others — mostly fat activists — have responded with frustration or anger at losing two of the very few, very fat people who have ascended such great heights. These losses cut deep — not because of their individual decisions about their own bodies, but because it reminds fat people of how we’re seen, and often, how we’re forced to see ourselves. The ways in which we are expected to sacrifice our bodies for the comfort of those around us.

Loved this interview with podcast producer and decidedly dapper dresser Diandra Marie.

My tolerance for heels continues to drop, so I nabbed a pair of these low-heel ankle boots on eBay. They’re equal parts comfy and stylish.

Joi employs one of my favorite tricks for styling a button-front with a skirt – a sassy knot in the front.

How Millennials Killed J. Crew

I’m a sucker for a monochrome outfit, and this one of pale metallics is just stellar.

“In the U.S., ‘the tampon tax’ is essentially a sales tax, deeming necessary menstrual care products as ‘non-essential’ or ‘luxury’ items. In principal, abolishing the tampon tax is a no-brainer for anyone who believes women shouldn’t have to pay an added fee for necessary menstrual care.”

Cameron Esposito’s Ken Doll Photoshoot Makes a Statement About Gender Stereotypes

The Hourglassy team recommends Evie Curve’s Instagram as a great resource for busty gal fashion inspiration.

Our relationship with ourselves survives and thrives on communication—like any relationship, with anyone. It is a continuous dialogue. A continuous conversation about our experiences, our sensations, our needs. It is you taking a pause in your day, in your week, to examine how things are going, how you are doing.”

Cheryl mixes bold blue prints to great effect.

This high-pigment lip gloss comes in an array of gorgeous shades, all made in the U.S.

A writer, confounded by bodysuits, poses her questions to … a computer.

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