I may be 28, but the announcement of a snow day still fills me with childlike glee–and it’s a great excuse to play dress-up.
Top and pearl bracelets: Deb, bolero and sweater: clothing swaps, skirt: thrifted, boots: Target, necklace: my great-grandmother’s crystals, wristband: So Good, headband: I Am Joolienn, glitter bow: Crown & Glory, rings: really really old
What’s better than wearing lace? Wearing lots of lace, of course!
Top and skirt: Deb, shoes: Naot, clear rhinestone bracelet: Forever 21, headband: I Am Joolienn, long pearl necklace: Claire’s, pink bracelet, short pearl necklace, earrings, and clutch: So Good
Last weekend, Steve and I checked out a bunch of local craft fairs. At one of them, we ran into Joolie of I Am Joolienn. She’s been reading my blog, and she even made a headband inspired by my constant giant-bow-wearing! 😀
It’s made from the bow on the back of an ’80s prom dress–how cool is that?
-A really important read: Why I will never advocate weight loss surgery.
–Every single woman in America is now “curvy.”
–Aren’t you uncomfortable? The things we assume about fat people.
–What if you’re too big for Lane Bryant? A resource list for people who are sized out of many plus size stores.
-How to make DIY googly eye bows.
–Boutique to know: LUCY. I especially like the black and white damask dress!
Another highlight of our arts/crafts-event hopping: a giant jellyfish crocheted out of both yarn and plastic:
–Serena Williams is not a costume.
–Where is Sage Smith, a missing transgender teenager of color?
–The top ten relationship words that aren’t translatable into English.
–PSY and the acceptable Asian man.
-This post isn’t recent, but it makes some points that need to be said over and over again: The distress of the privileged.
-Why food challenges are problematic.
-On a related note, Kate Harding makes a very good point about the way people respond to such challenges.
-Roxane Gay has a diverse list of book recommendations, in contrast to the many all-white book lists out there.
-As a grammar nerd myself, I love Marianne’s post about grammar and language. Continue reading
At ArtBeat, I met Joolie Cahill, the owner/designer of I Am Joolienn. Her tagline is “Making catastrophes stylish since ’84,” which is something I can get behind!