I’ll be speaking at the Minnesota Blogger Conference this Saturday, so do let me know if you’ll be attending! Here’s a guest post I did for the conference about why I blog. (Oh, and if you can’t make the event but are in the Twin Cities, stop by the pre-conference networking event tonight at 7.)
Christine Baze – founder of The Yellow Umbrella, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating women about HPV prevention – writes candidly about her experience with HPV, cervical cancer, and the link between the two.
Why do women shop? A former sales associate breaks shoppers down into four categories: Those who shop for need, those who shop for mood, those who shop for fashion, and those who shop for therapy.
“Men represent 1 in 16 eating disorder individuals, 50 percent of people with body dysmorphic disorder, about 15 percent of cosmetic surgery patients, and almost all steroid users.”
Corporette’s readers engaged in a lively discussion about religious jewelry worn at the office. What’s your take?
Totally adore Lady Smaggle’s tips for driving in style. Someday, I will master the headscarf …
Do you reserve your graphic tees for weekend/jeans-wear only? Here are some great suggestions for creative graphic tee ensembles.
Holy cats, I’m supposed to clean my makeup brushes once a week? (Still true if I only use them once a month? Not sure.) Luckily, Sonja has a tip about an easy-to-use brush cleaning formula.
Sara ponders how one woman’s dressed-down can be another woman’s “fancy.” What does “fancy” mean to you?
I’ve got a DIY’ed pair of leather shorts waiting to be worn, and have lots of rocker-ish outfits planned around them. But Emily’s leather shorts ensemble is making me think twice … perhaps juxtaposing some feminine details is the way to go.
Whew, isn’t Weesha radiant in red? Actually, she’s radiant in pretty much everything …
Following up on a question raised by The Sartorialist, Gertie asks: When you work out, do you incorporate your fashion sensibilities into your ensemble?
Hey, it’s Fashion Week. Did you know? Are you being absolutely inundated with coverage and opinions and images and suchlike? Bloggers have definitely infiltrated the madness that is NYFW, but Fashademic weighs in on how magazines still claim the lion’s share of power in the world of fashion. Even if that claim is unfounded. (Via Nubby Twiglet.)
Have you checked out the newly redesigned You Look Fab? Damn, it looks gorgeous!
I’m absolutely delighted that the bizarre “rules” about the wearing of white after Labor Day are relaxing. I plan to wear it year-round myself.
Many years ago, I saw a Keith Haring exhibit at the Whitney. It’s the only visual art exhibit that has ever made me weep. I can’t imagine how I’d EVER afford a pair, but I’d be overjoyed to show my love for Haring’s work by wearing a pair of these Nicholas Kirkwood-designed shoes.