Turns out, Audrey Hepburn grappled with self-image issues, too.
“How much happier would so many of us be if we could simply believe that we are as beautiful as we decide we are?”
I buy about 80% of my clothing, shoes, and accessories online, mainly because I love to have access to infinite variety. But Jennifer Nicole’s reasons for preferring online shopping over in-person shopping make perfect sense to me, too.
Nubby has chosen her personal style theme for the season, and it is Parisian Cyborg. How can you not love that?
Someday Zara will hit Minnesota … until then, I’ll just drool over the Zara November lookbook.
Style Underdog, who is usually swathed in nothing but neutrals, spent the past week wearing nothing but COLOR. Talk about a fabulous personal style challenge!
The We Stop Hate YouTube project was started by a 16-year-old girl named Emily-Ann Rigal. Wow.
Prepare yourselves for floaty layered perfection.
This week, Google launched boutiques.com, a new site that allows you to filter searches by genre, silhouette, pattern, and color, and includes a visual search that analyzes a clothing item for its color, shape, and pattern and then returns visually similar items. You can check out celeb and blogger boutiques, or build your own. Anyone scoped it out yet?
In other shopping news, I’m intrigued by eBay group gifts. This video explains the details, but essentially the service integrates eBay, Facebook, and PayPal so you can share the cost of giving someone the perfect gift.
Kate’s ruminations on the politics of leg-shaving are well worth a read.
College Candy serves up some fun, trendy ways to remix your favorite black cardigan.
That’s right, Sarah’s got bulldog clips in her hairdo. You wanna make something of it?
Check out this interview with The World Famous Bob, a girl who became a drag queen to learn how to love her woman’s body. She touches on many aspects of body confidence and self-image. Also the power of burlesque.
If you follow dozens of blogs (as I do), you’ll find these tips for keeping up with your reading absolutely invaluable.
Pretty sure that the Budgetnista should send her oversized pink foldover clutch directly to me.
The ladies at threadbared suggest that instead of asking, “Is fashion feminist?” we should be asking, “How is fashion an instrument of gender oppression and how is it a means to feminist liberation?” Further reading list accompanies this post.
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