Links à la Mode : Rants & Raves

by jennine on March 18, 2010

Edited by Ashe Mischief

I was taken aback when going through the submissions this week– there were so many powerful, strong, opinionated pieces that I felt really taken aback. With overwhelming positivity or negativity, the fashion community is finding it’s voice– and making themselves heard!

The fashion community is great at sharing the voice of others, and we’ve got several fabulous interviews to prove it. From Derek Lam at Poetic & Chic and White Rabbit’s interview with Irish woman Sinead Doyle (along with my own interview with Amelia Arsenic at Dramatis Personae), there are voices for everyone. We’ve got bloggers ranting on the lack of premium denim in plus-sizes at Denim Debutante (hell yeah!), and some showcasing inspirational figures like KOOS (at M.I.S.S.), Philip Crangi (at Eternal Masquerade), and Maria Felix (at Jewelry Whore).

There were so, so many great links this week, it really was hard to narrow it down to 2o. Check out the full listing of Links à la Mode here.

Links à la Mode : March 18th

  • Bachman’s Sparrow – DIY post on how to use bleach to revamp your “unloved” clothes!
  • blackdog finds: – How To: 10 Creative Ways to Revive Less-Than-Loved Clothing
  • Denim Debutante: – Guest Blog: Is there Size Discrimination in Premium Denim?
  • dramatis personae: – Amelia Arsenic’s Miss X Aesthetic Laboratories & Interview
  • Fashion Hippo – Win Marc by Marc Jacobs Leola Bow Wow Handbag
  • Fashion Pulse Daily: – Not Your Daughter’s Jeans: Fit for a Mother AND a Daughter?
  • fete a fete: – Whiisical spring designs from Camper shoes
  • Forty Not Out: – Louis Vuitton – Fall Winter 2010/2011
  • Grechen Blogs: – are you incorporating video into your blog? how is it working for you?
  • Independent Fashion Bloggers – A New Map of the Two-Way Street: Why Giving Back to the Blogosphere is Key to Growth
  • jesse.anne.o: – How do you swap, thrift or buy resale and NOT get bedbugs?
  • Jewelry Whore: – “The Fabulous Jewels of Maria Felix, La Dona”
  • M.I.S.S.: – Eyes To The Sky: Before BOHO There Was KOOS.
  • Obsession: – How I Met Design Duo of Giles & Brother, Philip and Courtney Crangi
  • Oranges and Apples: – Sustainable fashion part 2: thinking about speed
  • Poetic & Chic: – A candid interview with Derek Lam, fellow San Franciscan and fellow high school alumni!
  • Pretty Shiny Sparkly: – 4 hours ago It’s leather. It’s quilted. It’s a computer, for fashionistas.
  • Style Symmetry: – Interview with the Stylish Sisters of Beckerman Bite Plate
  • The Thinking Fashionista: – An in-depth, critical look at the Russian Futurist themes of Viktor & Rolf’s Fall 2010 show.
  • The Working Man: – Incorporating Spring Into Your Working Look
  • White Rabbit: – An interview with Irish fashion Designer Sinead Doyle and the inspiration behind her S/S 2010 collection.
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1 ThatGirl39 March 18, 2010 at 12:34 pm

Wow!! Am so happy to feature! Possibly a good job you can’t see me over here in the UK doing a little dance around the room right now! Thank you to you and your editors! xx
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2 Maria March 18, 2010 at 2:23 pm

Thank you all for featuring me on your blog roundup! How exciting :)

xoxo Maria at
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3 Alexandra March 19, 2010 at 10:51 am

I am so happy to be included in this list of excellent posts! That post from Jewelry Whore in particular was simply amazing. Anyway, for a new blogger, getting an opportunity to build traffic and help others build theirs is fantastic. IFB is a tremendous resource, and I thank you for that.

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