(not so) random links

-an undeniably cool fashion-related blog i stumbled on whilst doing some research on green transportation methods at work: copenhagen cycle chic – bike advocacy in high heels from the world’s cycling capital. we can learn from them, in a myriad of ways. makes me think of wardrobe_remix member hen power‘s flickr community, velocouture. be stylish and sustainable at the same time —> ride your bike.

-vasiliisa of the suburban queen is truly, truly one of my absolute favorite fashion bloggers. i’ve fawned over her here before, and for very good reason: she’s forever pushing boundaries in her fashion writing, asking pointed questions about the subject, and as a result, she’s challenging our stereotypical beliefs and conventions regarding fashion, style, and beauty. she makes people think…and thinking is the most stylish thing one can do. in a recent missal, she asks: where are the images of the REALLY real people, the “overweight people…[or] people with (visible) disabilities or deformities[?]”…these people are rather underrepresented or not represented what-so-ever in fashion or on street fashion sites these days. and why?? beauty and style are not just exclusive to the tall + skinny + young + able-bodied.

4 comments

  1. Amber

    Ugh, I should really post to w_r more. Now that I’m bike commuting I’m a lot more lazy about caring what I’m wearing for work since I have to haul clothing, accessories AND a handbag, the more stuff I carry sloooows me down.

  2. Sarah

    That Copenhagen site is fabulous! I traveled there early last year when it was literally freezing with ice & snow and I was blown away by the streets full with very well dressed bicyclists. I loved the idea that there bicycles are transportation again rather than athleticism or hobby (translate to mean not a lick of spandex). And did not impede style.

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