I was highlighted by Independent Fashion Bloggers in their Professional Blogger Spotlight series this week!
Julie has invited everyone to participate in the Endangered Species conversation about positive social change for girls and women. Her open thread is drumming up interest in advance of a body image summit that will take place in five cities around the globe.
Check out this round-up of pretty shoes for big feet.
I’ve got a little interview up at Inside Out Style – please check it out!
Kelly has found yet more brands of clothing for the large-of-boob, many of which cater to women who have big busts but small waists.
“You may never know what issues others are facing, and many people struggle with body image distortions. By keeping your own comments about your body positive, you are both reminding and reinforcing to yourself what a beautiful person you are, and serving as a role model to those who may be silently struggling to see their own beauty.”
Now on my thrift list? A long, flowing, large-print floral maxi skirt.
This week at the BlogFrog Coffee Talk community, I asked people to weigh in on belts: Do you love ’em, or hate ’em?
College Candy has a roundup of some great boots for both wide and narrow calves.
Kate has declared that nerd girls rule. Here’s why.
Feeling dreary? You need a dose of bright yellow and vibrant orange.
But, you know, don’t get TOO excited. After all, laughter always leads to tears. (Read these phrases as if they were written in font “sarcastica.”)
I’m off to New York in a few weeks, so I’ll be studying Corporette’s post on navigating a New York winter with style and grace. Different wintry conditions than here in MN, you know!
It was fellow Capricorn Dolly Parton’s birthday on Wednesday, and The Gloss collected some truly marvelous Dollyisms to honor the gal.
I don’t care if these looks are from Diane Von Furstenberg’s pre-fall 2011 collection – I’m stealing the color combo ideas NOW.
And for 15 kinds of awesome: A body image article written by actress Evanna Lynch, who plays Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films. Includes the quote, “It’s true that the mind is where all ideas are born, but the body is the tool that translates and expresses those ideas to the wider world.” (Cheers Nadine!)
Jessica has been working hard to change her inner monologue when she’s gazing into the mirror … but she’s experiencing some painful setbacks.
E’s lady tie is killing me with its adorableness.
And from the Department of Random: This morning, as I was brushing my teeth, I noticed that my tongue was BLACK. Not dark, not spotty, BLACK. A quick Google search revealed that this was a result of the Pepto Bismol I’d taken the night before and not, as HM suggested, the Bubonic Plague. And with that, I give you my auxiliary theme song: