Y'all know how much I love magazines, especially my fellow indie publications. I was having an exceptionally unproductive morning (you know how sometimes it's impossible to focus?), when I came across WWIT--short for We're Worth It, Too. I got about three quarters of the way through the magazine before I even realized it's primarily a men's publication--the entire thing is so well done, and I'd totally wear at least 80% of the clothing and accessories featured.
Do you ever feel like you're stuck in a style rut? You know, skirt + blouse, pants + cardigan, jeans + tee, blahblahblah boring. I hate that. When I do feel that way, I look elsewhere for style inspiration--usually to my fellow bloggers or recent designer collections. I was procrastinating doing research and checking out some of my favorite blogs, when I came across a photo from Dries Van Noten's Spring 2010 collection. I immediately remembered a
Summer's here! No, for real this time. After last week's regression to early spring with temperatures in the 50's, last weekend and the coming week promise sunny, 80-degree weather. Perfect for summer camp. To celebrate, on Saturday I headed to a
Watching Casablanca last weekend put me in the mood for a little suit action--but with a feminine touch. The lacy blouse is was a Gunne Sax-ish Little House on the Prairie dress I picked up at a thrift store a while ago, which wound up hanging out in my trunk (aka "storage") for the better part of a year. I finally dug it out and attacked the dress with a pair of scissors in a half-hearted
Reading this post on Before&After reminded me of something that's been bugging me lately: bad logos. Look at number 5. Now look away quickly, then look again. Yep. Chalk it up to my typographic tendencies, but I've noticed that many solopreneurs and small business owners take one of two paths: Scenario 1: They get excited about their products and/or services and try to fit information about everything they can do into their logo, usually
To quote Tavi's kick-ass post about Terry Richardson's pervasive perversity: And, let's clarify: you don't love women just because you have sex with them and like taking pictures of their ladyparts. I'm not saying that's all Richardson does, but "love" entails "respect" and also "the basic human decency to not use pictures of someone's lady parts for your photography show without her permission" and also "the basic human decency to not pressure a girl into giving