In Defense of Jeggings

When I was a few months pregnant with my second kid, skinny jeans hit the fashion scene in a big way. And I -- fearing the unfamiliar, and getting rounder every day -- laughed and rolled my eyes, thinking, "HA! There's no WAY I will ever wear something as ridiculous as skinny jeans! Not for the next seven or so months, and not ever." And then I would shake my head. Smugly. I viewed the concept as ludicrous; a style that was bound to be unflattering, silly, and...sausage-casing-y. ...more

I held out against skinny jeans for a long time because of bad 80's memories. But I found a pair ...more

Court States You Can't Get Raped in Skinny Jeans

People have connected clothing to rape for years, usually from the angle that the woman must want sex due to what she's wearing. Taking the discussion a dangerous step further, an Australian court acquitted Nicholas Gonzales of rape charges based on the idea that skinny jeans are so difficult to get off, that the woman would therefore need to consent to sex if the jeans were removed. In other words, the denim chastity belt defense. ...more
This has got to be one of the most ridiculous things I've ever heard.  You don't even have to ...more

The Difference Is Four Percent

As if we aren't self-conscious enough about stepping through the looking glass of marriage and parenthood, occasionally something small occurs to crystallize a reality that we are no longer "cool" in the same way we were in our sing ...more

I read a few years ago about Victoria's Secret taking some heat for a similar thing. ...more

PLAY STYLE - Society for Rational Dress * Prps * Nudie Jeans * UGG Australia * Nightcap Clothing

Get This Look: Society for Rational Dress Turtle Crop Sweater Prps Down Leather Vest Nudie Jeans Thin Finn Crispy Crinkle Jeans...more

PLAY STYLE - Rory Beca * Rachel Pally * James Jeans * Elie Tahari

Get This Look:Rory Beca Men’s Plaid Shirt Rachel Pally T Back Vest James Jeans Dry Aged Denim Twiggy Legging Jeans Elie Tahari Ashlyn Flat Knee High Boot Find out how to get this look and more on Style Wrap...more

PLAY STYLE - sas & bide * Current/Elliot * Elizabeth and James * Donna Karan * Gemma Redux

Get This Look: sass & bide The Love Child Tank Current/Elliott Shredded Skinny Jeans Elizabeth and James Loop Back Blazer Donna Karan Charcoal Zip Up Platform Sandal Gemma Redux Jac Earrings Find out how to get this look and more in Style Wrap...more

Mommy Week in Review: Call him Ishmael, don't call me a bitch. Nursing milestones and texting PSA.

Why are straight from the shetl baby names so hot? ...more

I also want to think of a great bumper sticker- anyone seen any? Hang up and drive is ok- but ...more

PLAY STYLE - Lauren Moshi * Dolce Vita * Blank Denim * L.A.M.B. * Marc by Marc Jacobs

Get This Look: Lauren Moshi Diamond Butterfly Tank Dolce Vita Cara Vest Blank Denim Skinny Ankle Jeans L.A.M.B. Rhea Strappy Sandal Marc by Marc Jacobs Turnlock Wrap Bracelet   Find out how to get this look and more on Style Wrap ...more

TREND WATCH - Studs

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Snippets of Good

Yesterday, a fellow blogger on http://www.blogher.com/ asked if anyone ever had a day so wonderful that you felt like literally dancing. That question blew me away. I haven't had one of those days since... maybe September. Or was it August? I have had moments, little snippets here and there, but an entire day? Wow- I need to have a Best Day Ever. Soon. ...more