Gotta start this week with a quick PSM: Do you have $10 to spare? $5? Anything at all? PLEASE consider donating to the American Red Cross, Yele Haiti, Doctors without Borders, UNICEF, International Medical Corps, or any of the other groups helping the victims of last week’s earthquake.
Vanessa’s Love 365 Project is inspiring and uplifting. Talk about an ode to self-love!
Fluevog has a new person posting a pair a day in Everyday Fleuvogs. If you think these shoes are too unusual for everyday wear, this feature is really eye-opening.
Hey, you sewists with the frosty ladyparts! Give this wool-knickers-from-an-old-sweater tutorial a go, and let me know if it’s as fabulous as it appears to be. (Thanks to Sarah for the link!)
Tanya Gold hates fashion. And Susie Bubble believes Tanya is oversimplifying things. Your thoughts?
Tricia cooked up a wonderfully thought-provoking post on the relationship between ugliness and beauty in clothing, and why we are drawn to certain types of ugly.
A fab little tutorial on how to tie a 1940s-style headscarf from Vixen Vintage.
Did you think that a leather dress could never look classy? The ladies at We Wear Things will set you straight.
The Zaftig Chicks found out the hard way that sometimes the Fat Acceptance movement isn’t all that accepting.
Lovely Eyeliah hosted a virtual birthday party, and all her bloggy friends showed up dressed to the nines.
Few of us can afford the recommended pieces, but the slideshow and descriptions are both great for inspiration: How to dress like Betty, Joan, and Peggy from Mad Men.
When I put on a scarf that big, I just look like a dweeb. Who is drowning in wool. Oh, to be a seasoned mondo-scarf wearer!
A remarkably sound argument for why Lady Gaga is an excellent role model for young girls. Oh, and the author is a high school senior. A smartypants in the best sense of the word!