Lovely Links: 2/3/17

Weekly Kitty:

Doesn’t it look like Harriet has her own log cabin? It’s really just the linen closet …

Saskia’s black lacy dress and badass moto boots are perfect together. I’d steal this outfit right off of her!

You Have Permission to Change

Yes to navy and black – especially with lush textures in the mix.

Kristi explains how her anxiety and depression kick into high gear whenever she goes clothes shopping.

Tangentially related: We’re in the deep, dark days of winter here in MN, so I really enjoyed this post on self-care during cold, dark times.

I’ve been searching for the perfect Wonder Woman graphic tee, and have my sights set on this eco-friendly screen-printed one.

“Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Nigerian-born novelist and feminist known for novels like ‘Americanah’ and ‘Purple Hibiscus’; recipient of a MacArthur ‘genius’ grant, the O. Henry Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award (among others); and author of a viral TED Talk, ‘We Should All Be Feminists,’ which has been viewed over three million times since its delivery in 2012 as well as sampled by Beyoncé, is now the face of No7, the makeup brand owned by the pharmacy chain Boots.”

Fired up a new Pinterest board this week: Graphic Tee Outfit Ideas.

The Elaborate Wig-Snatching Schemes of the 18th Century (WHAT??!?)

A dear friend recently discovered and fell in love with the Vichy skincare line, which is available at many drugstores and Target. Her skin looks radiant, so I’m curious about the products myself!

Carelia does some seriously creative layering with a mock turtleneck, multiple jackets, and a military-inspired belt.

The slushy, sloppy part of winter is almost here, so this roundup of cute waterproof shoes and boots is perfectly timed!

There are loads of these lists out there, but I find them helpful as reminders and this one includes a few new-to-me suggestions: 15+ Body Positive Things You Can Do Today

The castle in the background ain’t bad, but Cynthia’s amazing vintage cape still grabs the spotlight.

I’m patiently waiting for this sustainably made baby alpaca sweater dress to go on super sale …

“I am always suspicious, though, of corporate motives. Covergirl’s decision to feature Charles does serve to break down the gender binary, but it does other things, too. Most notably, if makeup companies could convince boys and men that their product is as essential for them as it is for girls and women, it would literally double the size of their market.”

The Hourglassy team is excited by Greight, a new big-bust clothing company that has recently entered the market.

Here’s a DIY for adding pockets to any skirt or dress without ruining the overall look. (OK “any” might be a bit generous, but should work for any skirt with side seams.)

Everlane has added a skinny cropped ponte pant to their line and it looks amazing.

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