Links Lundi

An illustrated history of the belly in fashion. (via Already Pretty)

I don’t know if I trust myself to pull off wearing a backwards V-neck cardigan, but Krystal at This Time Tomorrow does so and manages to look like Duchess Catherine in the process.  (And can we talk about how much I love that navy lace skirt?  Because I really love that navy lace skirt.)

Five ingredients, five easy delicious-sounding noodle recipes.

Consider Me Lovely talks every week with another body-image blogger in Your Body Is Fabulous.  Check them out!

How to fake a better fit on clothes that aren’t quite right.

What do Jessica Rabbit, Dorothy, and Miss Piggy have in common?  They’ve all contributed to our concept of femininity.

It’s an old article, but always worth reading: Patrick Stewart on domestic violence.  “[My mother] did not provoke my father, and even if she had, violence is an unacceptable way of dealing with conflict. Violence is a choice a man makes and he alone is responsible for it.”

For fellow neon-phobes: ModlyChic’s post on how to wear neon.

A few ideas for how to be positive.  I like their suggestion to talk about people as if they were in the room with you – it’s easy to throw around cliches like “if you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all,” but this helped me visualize the effects of gossip.  (Imagine them reading over your shoulder, too, if you’re writing an email or texting.)

So, any favorite dresses from the Oscars last night? I loved Penelope Cruz‘s, Jessica Chastain‘s, and Natalie Portman‘s.

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