Chambray and lace make a dynamite combination.
“Some of the most confident, self-assured ladies I’ve ever had the pleasure of encountering are lectured about self-esteem and self-acceptance instead of having their thoughts acknowledged when they speak of anti-fat bias. How incredibly condescending it is to insist that someone is talking about personal sadness when they are describing the reality of their lived experiences.”
Spashionista is a total knockout in her polka dot wrap dress.
Since my skin is ridiculously sensitive, I was fascinated to read these tips for the care and feeding of sensitive skin. Do they ring true to you?
I just love the sleek lines in this black and white outfit with orange and blue accents.
In case you were wondering, fitting the female form has always been complicated. (Via Final Fashion.)
Bow-toe pumps and a circle skirt. Swooning.
Mandi rocks a head scarf … and a silicone teething necklace.
“Broadcasters behave as though the viewing public have to be protected from the sight of an older woman and that’s just rude. There is nothing wrong with being an older woman. We’ve got to fight back against this sense that older women are less valuable, whereas men accumulate wisdom authority and experience as they age,” said Harriet Harman, who is clearly fabulous.
Cheryl rounded up her favorite style bloggers with natural hair. And my reading list grew …
Actress Lucy Liu explains why she’s never been cast as the lead in a romantic comedy. Apparently she’s both “too Asian” and “too American.” Makes sense, Hollywood.
This printed midi skirt is gorgeous worn with yellow.
This interview with fearless 40+ style blogger Mel was conducted by fearless 17-year-old style blogger Roz. You’ll love them both.
“In today’s culture women’s voices, our personhood, our potential and accomplishments are minimized by weight bias. This weight bias is perpetuated by the media. The media’s obsession with celebrity weights and personal appearance sends a message to all women. Your body is an object, meant to be admired within a narrow standard of beauty, and it you don’t fit the mold, than expect criticism.”
Patti is doing all white before Memorial Day. Rules Schmules.
This post analyzes what is great and groundbreaking about “The Mindy Project” alongside what is disappointing. Anyone else watching? (It’s on my “to watch soon” list.)
Yellow and green are so vibrant and spring-y when worn together.
“Most times I’ve read or heard the words ‘lipstick feminist,’ derision has been the intent. Sometimes it’s feminists explaining why the concept is bollocks; sometimes it’s from people using it to dismiss feminism wholesale. In other words, it’s a word we use to describe other people, not ourselves.”
The Militant Baker created a fantastic roundup of summer shopping resources for fat chicks by polling some of her favorite stylish bloggers!
Zarna’s blue maxi dress is elegant and dramatic.
And from the Department of Random: Here is the wedding photo Husband Mike choose to keep on his desk for the past 11 years. Brace yourselves. It’s scary.