A new house for Simon. (First seen on Instagram.)
Chioma looks ready for fall in an outfit that combines denim, orange, and leopard print. (BTW, did you know I’ve got an entire Pinterest board full of Fall fashion inspiration?)
Anyone checked out the retro-inspired Ashley Nell Tipton for JCPenney collection? Looks like it includes some funky pieces in size 0X – 5X and 16W – 30W. Amber looks amazing in a cape top and pencil skirt from the capsule.
Gender Free World creates androgynous and masculine attire from sustainable materials! YES!!!
Love this gorgeous mix of warm neutrals and luxe materials on Saskia.
Liz Black believes that the ever-shrinking sample sizes that designers use are sending a damaging message to women about their bodies.
A sculptural black belt anchors this flowy maxi ensemble.
“Unfortunately, getting drive-by fat-shamed is part of the deal when exercising while overweight. People want obese people to exercise, but they don’t want to see them doing it. No before or during, just the after, please.”
On the recommendation of an art supply store employee, I tried Procion MX Dye and it managed to make my oatmeal-colored dress a sort of dusty purple-gray. (I was going for black. Of course.) And I followed the instructions! And now have a giant bag of soda ash! Anyone else tried this method and had success? I was so hopeful since you don’t have to BOIL your clothes to use it …
Giulia’s bomber jacket is on-trend for autumn, and the pastel hue makes it ideal for transitional wear. Check out more bomber jacket inspiration at Fashion on the 4th Floor.
Middle school students at Irvington School in Portland, Oregon, pushed for a gender-neutral dress code. And won.
Windowpane is one of my favorite geometric prints, and I love how Kristine complemented its starkness with her bold yellow skirt.
This lace-detail sweater dress would look so cute with tights and mid-calf boots!
Designer Christian Siriano – ever the boundary pusher – cast regular and plus-sized models in his NYFW runway show. Kudos! (Via Adios Barbie)
This Kiehl’s sunscreen is tinted AND claims to help with acne. Trying it out, and quite impressed so far. It offers light coverage, mineral UVF protection, and hasn’t made me break out in two weeks of use!
Kelly’s lace-panel moto jacket is to die for.
LISSA the Shop just added San Francisco-made line Cut Loose! I’ve been a fan of this brand since my retail days (and I mean since I worked in a boutique in high school). Great, bold colors and basic-but-not-boring shapes.
Slightly older, but still worth noting: “After a month of intense national scandal and heightened international outrage, France’s highest administrative court, the Conseil d’État … overturned the burkini ban in a coastal area of the south of France.”
If you love the look of ankle boots but struggle to find a truly comfy pair, this post is for you.
Over on GoDaddy Garage, I talked about the importance of honoring the give-and-take dynamic in networking.
Gracey does long, lovely layers and white pants after Labor Day. SCANDAL.
A 23-year-old illustrator is championing body positivity in the hopes of finding solidarity with women around her. (Not safe for work viewing)
And from the Department of Random: When a Pretty Cat Goes to Sleep
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