Lovely Links: 8/5/16

Weekly Kitty:

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All is safe underneath the bath mat. (First seen on Instagram)

A dip-dyed maxi dress and slouchy hobo bag make perfect partners. Also love this maxi dress-cheeky hat combo.

The 4 Most Common Dilemmas of an Artisan Brand

I somehow tore a hole in my skirted capris, and plan to replace them with this Athleta pair, made from recycled fibers.

Tolu of Office Hours is quickly becoming a style icon of mine – check out how skillfully she styles a calf-length buffalo plaid vest!

“The point of self-care isn’t to ‘make yourself feel good.’ It’s making intentional choices to improve your overall mental, emotional, and physical health. And as anyone who’s ever taken a shot of wheatgrass juice can tell you, making a conscious decision to improve your health isn’t always fun. There will be many days when looking at the tasks before you feel like being a mountain climber looking up at Everest: you won’t know where to begin, and it’ll feel like ages before you get to the top. But you will get there.” (Discusses suicidal ideation.)

Gracie wears a rose-colored top with rose-covered heels.

Luv Minimal’s Etsy store has some amazing necklace layering inspiration, as well as lovely, handmade pieces to put that inspiration into action.

Angie asserts that, so long as you’re mindful, there’s nothing wrong with dressing for others.

6 Places to Purchase Plus Size Extra Long Maxi Dresses

Both of Nina’s outfits in this post take my breath away, though the first one is a perfect example of how to balance volume and slimness.

More markdowns in LISSA the Shop’s summer sale, including Prairie Underground long hoodies! Use code SUMMER20 at checkout for an additional 20% off.

In the same way that feminism is for everyone, including men, body positivity is for everyone, including thin people. But when thin people center themselves – making their bodies the loudest and most important in the room – they’re using their social capital of thinness to reify oppression.”

The Petite Girl’s Guide to Scarves

How the founder of minimalist wardrobe challenge Project 333 responds when people say, “But I love shopping!”

Doesn’t Allison’s outfit make you wanna rock a pair of suspenders?

Amazon has some astonishing deals on Coclico shoes, boots, and sandals. If you’re a size 10 or 10.5, you can nab these minimalist ankle boots for $64.56.

Five easy ways to be kinder to yourself

James Perse has used 68-year-old model Maye Musk in its autumn 2016 campaign. And blogger The Style Crone has signed on with a Denver modeling agency at age 73!

Beth’s white button-front and boyfriend jeans outfit is the epitome of classic chic.

“How Do You Love Your Body On Bad Days?:” 6 Lessons to Surviving Illness & Resurfacing Self Love

This made-in-the-U.S. high-low duster cardigan is elegant and edgy all at once.

“When I think of those people whose style I admire, the common denominator isn’t necessarily the particular aesthetic itself (though that may be part of it), but rather that their style seems an organic extension of who they are. They seem comfortable in their own skin (and clothes).”

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2 Responses to “Lovely Links: 8/5/16”

  1. The Style Crone

    Thank you so much for the mention Sal. I’m honored and thrilled to be included in your Friday “Lovely Links!”

  2. Alyson Thatsnotmyage

    Thanks for linking Sally. Hope you’re having a fantastic weekend. Very best, Alyson