–hemlines are perhaps inching down, eh? i find this intriguing, as i’m kind of liking the idea of wearing really long dresses (like, down to the floor!), which is odd because i usually favor my skirts above the knee. the only length i loathe? that one that cuts right at the widest part of the calf. makes a short stuff like me look even shorter! (from the international herald tribune)
–this article sheds light on exactly how zara keeps churning out new styles faster than ever. fashion fashion, indeed. (from the wall street journal)
–smaggle style asks a sensitive fashion question: Is it okay to steal your style from other cultures? could wearing certain items that are symbolic or significant to other peoples be considered an affront? the discussion that follows is enlightening.
–how to properly fit a bra. chances are, your bra’s the wrong size for you! get measured (every single time you buy bras, because yes, sizes can change!). it’ll shave 10lbs off you, at least, make you stand taller, and make you look absolutely amazing. ignore the size, and hoist those gals up properly! you’ll thank me. (from her room, which incidentally has bras for gals of larger busts. YAY!)
-hey, you fabulous full-figured gals! take note! emily august of gogo distro and an etsy shop by her same name just wrote a trends piece for etsy’s storque entitled what’s the skinny? towards a more size-friendly etsy. her post champions etsy sellers who offer plus-size clothing, and also gives heaps of tips to plus-size buyers and the positive potentialities of being a plus-size etsy seller. the tips also apply to the particular petite amongst us as well. right on, emily! go read, chime in over yonder, and spread the word, y’all!
plus, some quick links, hand picked for yooooou!
–the sewing machine song! this is what i sing when i’m stitchin’, natch. (ok, not really. but maybe now i will!) (via craft:)