Posts Categorized: recommended reading

Lovely Links: September 4

I’ve been meaning to start a link round up, and since September is ALWAYS a time of big change, I figure now is as good a time as any!

Did you hear? Daddy Likey’s Winona wrote A BOOK! I cannot wait to pick up my copy in November and laugh my hiney off …

Angie of You Look Fab gave her two cents on bending body type guidelines.

Casey of Elegant Musings had her amazing wedding photos featured on the Martha Stewart Bride Guide blog. Congrats, doll!

Check out these budget-friendly ways to work the zipper trend from College Candy. read more

Style Resources: Advice Blogs

Now, OBVIOUSLY, I hope that you all feel free to run your questions and conundrums past me at any time. E-mail me, pop a question into a comment, or send it via Facebook. I completely love hearing from you, am so inspired by your suggestions, and do my utmost to answer them all honestly and thoroughly … if not speedily!

But occasionally one of you lovelies poses a question that completely stumps me. I am definitely not un-stump-able. And when you stump me, I typically enlist help from some of my fellow bloggers. While I certainly hope you won’t bypass me next time you’ve got a niggling style question, I thought I’d share the blogs whose expertise I often seek myself. read more

Traci Mann on Why Diets Don’t Work

Several folks asked me to re-post some of Traci Mann’s lecture on why diets don’t work. I haven’t been able to get hold of that stuff just yet, but did find this older article on her research at UCLA to tide you over.

The sound byte:
“We found that the majority of people regained all the weight, plus more. Sustained weight loss was found only in a small minority of participants, while complete weight regain was found in the majority. Diets do not lead to sustained weight loss or health benefits for the majority of people.” read more