Thursday tutu-spirations, 5/21/15, and blog announcement

Hi everyone, sorry about the lack of Wednesday Fa(t)shion Inspirations and Sunday Links posts last week! I’ve been in full-on wedding planning mode, and even though I’ve still been saving links and outfit posts, and taking outfit pictures, I just haven’t been in the brainspace to blog.

So I’m going on a semi-hiatus, which is to say: I’ll post when I can, and I’ll try to get through my backlog of outfit pictures eventually, but I may not always keep up with my regular weekly posts. After the wedding, which will be about a year from now, I should be back to my regular posting schedule.

In the meantime, you can still find me on Facebook, Tumblr. and occasionally Twitter. I hope you are all doing well!

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Sunday links, 5/12/14

Happy Mother’s Day to my mom, and to any other mothers reading this! 🙂

street art of colorful heart in a gold frame

-I love this fat femme wedding photoshoot and this pretty girls in pastels shoot.
-Sarah interviews Helen Castillo, who designed Mary Lambert’s recent red carpet dresses.
Captivating tomboy floral spring inspiration.
Why we all need a safe space to shop for lingerie. I so wish there were a store like this in Boston!
To all the fat babes out there blogging pictures of themselves in clothes, swimsuits, or naked….
-I’m a total sucker for fashion illustrations made with real flowers.

Fat Acceptance
-Lots of fatspiration: these Pacific Islander dancers, this gorgeous burlesque dancer live modeling for artists, this singer, this weight-lifter, and this adorable chubster with a corgi.
Help fat activists get to the Allied Media Conference!
-Rachele was unwillingly turned into a fat person meme.
Weight Watchers’ repulsive new ad campaign asks women to publicly confess their shame…for eating.
Stop describing your diet as “clean eating.”
Yes, doctor, I know I’m fat.
If you tell a girl she’s fat…

A video of the Fat Flash Mob including interviews with the dancers:
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OOTD: Spring pastels for a day of Boston adventures

woman wearing lavender lace dress with pastel accessories in front of pink cherry tree

Boston has a reputation for being unfriendly, but I’ve never found that to be true. Yesterday, while out and about in the Public Garden, I asked a stranger if she could take a picture of me in front of a pink tree–and she was super-helpful, asked if I was a fashion blogger (yay!), and took a bunch of pictures from different distances. We exchanged contact info, and it turns out she sells Stella & Dot jewelry; you can check out her page here.

Thank you, Liz, for these lovely pictures! 🙂

woman in lavender lace dress and peach hair bow in front of pink cherry trees

Dress: H&M, sandals: Clark’s, bracelets: So Good, headband and necklace: Forever 21, earrings: I don’t even remember, pink rose statement ring: The Tiny Teapot, silver rose ring: I’ve had since high school

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Fatshion February, day #7: pink and purple pastels

This is more of an AOTD (accessories of the day) than an OOTD, because my clothing was pretty boring: just a basic black shirt and gray yoga pants. I’m so ready for it to be the weekend so I can actually wear nice things.

top: thrifted, necklace: Betsey Johnson via eBay, butterfly hairclips: Crown & Glory, earrings: Lithia’s Creations

I love how the earrings, necklace, and butterfly clips look together. Sometime when I’m not at work I’ll have to wear them with my lavender lace dress, which you can see here and here.

I love this necklace, but the circle-y parts on each side have the annoying habit of flipping over constantly. I haven’t been able to find a way to make them lie straight, so I don’t wear it that often. Do any of you have that problem with certain necklaces? Is there a solution?

OOTD: Pastel business casual

Some of you may be looking at my more outrageous outfits and thinking, “Does she dress like that all the time?”

The answer is no. As much as I love getting be-tutu-ed and decked out in spikes and studs and rainbow clip-in bangs, it’s neither practical for everyday nor appropriate for office work.

I do like to inject some color into my workwear, though. And I have been known in multiple workplaces for my large collection of fascinators. They make great conversation-starters!

Here’s an example of an average workday outfit:

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