Archive For October, 2009

Friday Outfitblog.

By | October 9, 2009

(I wore this to go applepicking, hence the hiking boots.) Print sundress from Avenue; brown cardi from Jessica London; green-and-black plaid scarf from Marshalls; leggings from Avenue; beloved hiking boots by Columbia Sportswear. More after the jump. Yellow dot dress is by Calvin Klein (by way of Ross); black tie-neck sweater is from Torrid, two […]

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The road to hell is paved with good intentions: Postcolonialism 101

By | October 8, 2009

Image source: / CC BY 2.0 Earlier this week, over on Jezebel, there was a post and a series of comments that left me pretty conflicted. Okay, that’s an understatement. The truth is, it pissed me off. The post begins with a discussion about a piece on the Today show about “Trash the Dress”, […]

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Uninvested in Being Beautiful

By | October 7, 2009

As I’ve gotten older (and here I use “older” cautiously since I’m only in my thirties), one of the more unexpectedly pleasant aspects has been my growing invisibility to younger people. I’ve been fat my entire life, and as a result there hasn’t been a time when seeing a cluster of young men (or, for […]

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Breaking: eShakti now offering standard sizes to 38W?

By | October 6, 2009

I apologize for my extended silence. Last week I developed a bog-standard head cold, which is a masterpiece of irony considering the rate at which I’ve been going through hand sanitizer in vigilant preparation for the Great Bacon Plague.* I do have a few substantial posts in the pipeline, but I thought this was important […]

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