Author Emily Spivak has interviewed artists and Holocaust survivors, writers and renegades, hip-hop legends and public radio personalities about their “wearable personal histories” in her book Worn Stories. (Cheers, Garrett!)
If you love the look of distressed denim but can’t imagine paying a bunch of money for raggedy jeans, thrift up a pair and consult this distressed denim DIY.
“Let’s be clear: In the big picture of ultimate reality, what you wear neither defines who you are as a person nor determines your value as a human being,” says Darlene Price, author of ‘Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results.’ “However, in the temporal realm of mere mortals, fair or not, people judge us by the way we look and that includes the way we dress.”
Here is a post that I could’ve written myself addressing the celebrities who swear off feminism while simultaneously proving they have no idea what feminism actually is.
Like Gracey, I’m starting to lose patience with my summery clothes. She offers a chic and classic late-summer outfit despite her stated weariness.
I’ve seen loads of matched sets over the summer, and love how Nashelly styled hers. Simple and elegant.
This post offers some tips for knowing when it makes sense to buy multiples of the same clothing item. I agree with the first two, but waver on the third. You?
“If you love to wear flats, then stop arguing against them, and wear them! If you love hot pink, wear it! If you can live in sweats, and you’re happy with that, then go with it! This isn’t about being someone else, or that woman who owns all of ‘The Ten Things Every Woman Must Own’ (even though she doesn’t wear half of them) – this is about making your life better by having fewer, better, more meaningful things.”
Speaking of, I’ve culled out many, many pairs of heels over the summer, but these Clarks Wessex Wyverns made the cut. Honestly the comfiest heels I own.
Tanesha has declared citron to be her power color. And she certainly looks smashing in it.
Practical, helpful tips on choosing glasses frames that work with your face shape and coloring.
Trends can be daunting, but they become more manageable when you take them less literally. Patti shares some tweaks she’ll make to currently trendy looks to make them more wearable.
Here’s an interesting way to force yourself to wear underutilized closet items, and then evaluate them for keeping/donation. (Via Recovering Shopaholic)
On the Fox 9 Buzz, I offered some tips for making your black pants outfits look a bit more cohesive.
“I think that the reason some women can look great in clothing that’s not conventionally flattering isn’t because they’re a size 0 or were born with some recessive Style Gene. I think it’s because they choose items that are an organic expression of themselves.”
And from the Department of Random: Contagious yawning. It happens to wolves, too.
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