Lovely Links: 6/2/17

Weekly Kitty:

As you might’ve guessed. the cuddle photos are my faves.

Ragini reflects on her decade of fat positivity, including explaining the differences she sees between the fat positivity movement and the body positivity movement.

Cool has a signature style that is inseparable from that person’s experience. The icon of cool creates the conditions for a new generation’s self-creation.”

Torrid has launched an utterly fantastic limited edition plus size Wonder Woman collection. YES! (I’m unspeakably excited about the movie release in early June.) Also Society6 has the best WW phone cases.

Joanne balances the volume of a statement-sleeve blouse with skinny jeans.

In an effort to more effectively reach millennial shoppers, Coach bought Kate Spade.

Jean reviews six budget- and petite-friendly trenchcoat styles.

Eco Warrior Princess rounds up stylish vegan shoes, heels, and sandals.

My love for all things Lysse continues: Took a chance on these toothpick denim leggings on eBay and they are now my favorite earthly possession.

An important perspective on “getting well” and ableism: “It didn’t occur to me earlier in the process of getting better that I could get care, narrow down my health issues, work on tackling them… and at the end of it all, I still might not be functional. Understanding this possibility has required me to shift my framework from one of achieving some final goal in the future, to one of taking care of myself each day as it comes.”

The Barking Dog Shoes team loves these sporty sandals as a supportive summer option.

5 Self-Care Strategies That Aren’t F*cking Mani Pedis

Lilli shows off her hand-embroidered shirt collar with the words “Feminist Killjoy,” and offers a tutorial on how to create your own!

More than a little jealous of Joi’s outstanding leather LBD.

Our bodies are living proof of each thing we’ve lived through, both considerable and commonplace. Our wrinkles serve as markers for every smile and every heartache. Our feet are weathered and cracked from the hundreds of miles we’ve walked.”

My tolerance for heels is decreasing by the second, so I’m ogling these block-heeled Frye ankle boots on various consignment sites, though the Amazon price is better!

Adrienne’s pleated pink maxi skirt and white denim jacket make a perfect spring-to-summer transitional outfit.

4 Ways Our Socially Accepted Beauty Ideals Are Racist

Loved Angie’s tips for making flat footwear look just as stylish as heels, and her insistence that although heels have many laudable qualities they are not “required wearing” for chic women.

The Style Crone is so elegant in this black and white ensemble, topped with a marvelous polka-dotted hat.

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