I’m honored to have been interviewed by the lovely Charlotte over at College Fashion!
Kelly does a snappy shorts suit WITH pocket square. So fab!
This post explores the potential dangers of body image photo blogs that focus on weight and measurements, which can create an inadvertent culture of comparison. The author notes, “Turning to images—rather, turning ourselves into images—as a primary form of developing bodily self-esteem separates us from our bodies. It forces us to view our bodies in the same light under which we view the images of unreal bodies we’re trying to wrest ourselves from.”
What does it mean for a garment to grin? I had no idea!
I’ve loved Annie Lennox for ages, but never realized how incredibly stylish she is.
Didn’t see this post in time for the 4th of July thriftstravaganza, but it’s still chock full of great tips: How to survive thrift store super sales.
Beauty Bets has product recommendations for about a billion common skin care problems.
Always yes to purple and red.
“When we put on clothes we’re making a statement about who we are. It’s a statement we make not only to others, but also (and maybe most importantly) to ourselves.”
Kamicha’s take on white tee season is utterly inspiring.
Curious to see the results of this Yoxi contest that challenges participants to reduce waste and increase sustainability in our clothes. Know anyone who might enter? There’s $40K in prize money at stake!
Possibly my favorite take on the color blocking trend to date.
How fabulous would it be if we could strip the phrase, “old lady” of its negative connotations? As Deja points out, “By the grace of God, and with no small amount of luck, we’ll all be ‘old ladies’ someday.”
Kathleen’s outfits are always incredible, and land sakes do I ever want her haircut.
I’m still searching for some great flat sandals, and College Candy’s picks are super cute.
“I’ve seen the look on my mother’s face when she sees myself or my sister wear something she used to wear and love – it is the look of somber happiness, recognition of life moving on.”
Nubby has some uplifting and inspiring advice for dream-chasing and figuring out what you’re meant to do with your life. Well-timed for me, as I start to ponder my own next career steps. This post about how nothing will turn out as you expect it to also resonated with me.
How adorable are these DIY fabric braid headbands?
There is something so undeniably cheerful about a sunshine yellow skirt.
Jentine is getting pretty fed up with the nasty looks she gets as a tall woman in heels. Any other tall women gotten similar reactions from nosy strangers?
Great tips for those of you interested in exploring the pile o’ bracelets trend.
The more I read The Style Sample, the more I wish I could hire Tamia to teach me how to look glamorous, cool, and utterly chic in every type of garment created by humankind. Surely she’d tutor me.
This Demoiselles post on the conflicting messages that self-love and body-acceptance movements can broadcast really hit home for me. Three body image myths we keep on believing touches on related topics.
And from the Department of Random: 10 covers of the fabulous Adele song “Rolling in the Deep.” Including ones from John Legend, Linkin Park, and the adorable/incredible PS22 chorus.
If you listen through headphones, you can hear Noises of Sniffing.