Sunday, 13 March 2011
Links á la Mode: The IFB Weekly Roundup
Great news: my article on the surprising lack of a relationship between talent and success in fashion blogging made it into the IFB Links á la Mode this week! It's an honour and a privilege to be featured alongside such great bloggers and writers, and to be selected by an editor I hold in high regard (Vahni of Grit & Glamour). Why not check out the other great posts included in this week's Links á la Mode? You'll be glad you did!
Here they are:
ALinetoZ: An Open Letter to High-Waisted Jeans
Arash Mazinani: How ethical are you when it comes to fashion? A look at the hypocrisy often involved in being ethical in fashion.
Beyond Fabric: Men’s daily essentials—inside one man’s bag holdall.
Corinne Monique: Cellissimo: a music-meets-fashion photoshoot inspired by high fashion ad campaigns.
Dress With Courage: Are you more likely to buy something if the model looks like you?
Designed By Ann: Reading glasses are suddenly fashionable—so here are makeup tips for girls who wear glasses.
Free Honey: On moving to wordress.org: 5 must-know tips for new bloggers.
Fishmonkey: On The Man Repeller, the male gaze, and its role in shaping fashion choices.
Grit & Glamour: Klout: What it is and Why it Matters
Holier than Now: Spring’s Most Beautiful Lace Looks—5 Ways for < $50
In Her Stilettos: How to organize your jewelry while traveling—cheaply and stylishly.
Made-to-Travel: Asos Africa—the incredible ethical makers of this gorgeous line—oh! and it’s on sale!
Melina Bee: Life and style tips inspired by Sophia Loren.
Oranges And Apples: Thoughts on Marthettes, blogging about ‘feminine’ stuff, and perfection.
Pretty Shiny Sparkly: A chic and easy way to wear the double denim trend.
Sidewalk Chic: Six ways to showcase accessories in outfit photos.
Sugar and Spice: Natalie Portman is effortlessly eco-chic at an Oscars after-party—in an inexpensive dress that hits H&M next month.
Trés Awesome: The weather may be crappy but that didn’t stop people from being out and about with their bright and beautiful umbrellas.
Try It On Me: The resurgence of the denim shirt—not just for cowboys!
Enjoy! I know I did.
P.S. I apologize for my absence last week - I was away in Istanbul, competing. Below, some (five star, yeah baby!) hotel photos for your amusement (it's the Artemis Marin Princess, if you were wondering):