Posts Categorized: recommended reading

Lovely Links: September 25

Remember this weird vest that I bought? Here’s a tutorial on how to make your own out of an old tee.

Susan Wagner discusses the use of plus-sized models at the Mark Fast runway show last weekend.

Super Kawaii Mama weighs in on being an impeccably-dressed parent … and the bizarre feud that has sprung up between “Slummy Mummies and Yummy Mummies.” (You can bet your ass that’s not my terminology. Nor SKM’s.)

Hillary wants to know why people lie about dress size. Me too. read more

Lovely Links: September 18

Not interested in slogging through bales of blurry runway photos of NYFW? Omiru boils it down to three concise looks representing the major Spring 2010 trends.

Kimberly at Fab Finds Under $50 has selected 20 items for $465 creating over 40 outfits for the plus size woman. Rock on, K.

College Candy’s Budget Stylista has tracked down some adorable, affordable booties for fall. Such love for these!

Lissa’s mother-in-law visited from Ecuador and she was SO EXCITED to weigh herself on the digital scale. Lissa was amazed by how uncomfortable seeing her in-laws’ weight made her feel … about herself. Read the tale, rumination, and discussion on We Are the Real Deal. read more

Lovely Links: September 11

I’m not much of a fiber jewelry gal, but Indie Fixx posted some Wool Accessories for Fall that have me rethinking my stance.

Not bloggy, but worth reading: WSJ article on body image, dieting, and how fourth grade girls are being eaten alive by the thin cycle.

College Candy posted this super easy DIY for a funky, high-waisted, bubble-hem skirt. (Click through to the Threadbanger post for more photos.)

Joanna of A Cup of Jo is on her honeymoon, but has the most unbelievably sweet and touching lineup of guest posters writing about what makes their marriages wonderful. read more