You are going to see this all over the blogosphere today. Vane, of the consistently inspiring Brooklyn Bride has just launched Bklyn Pillow, making modern handcrafted ring pillows for the kick ass Indie Bride. I’m always tremendously excited to see bloggers launch creative businesses, as the women of the blogging world seem to have enough creativity in their little fingers to change the world. The super talented Vane is starting with pillows, but we all know she’s going to end up by taking the wedding world by storm. Now go check it out.
For as long as I can remember, my body has been subject to the (often loud, always unsolicited) opinions of others. Don’t show so much skin. Get a more supportive bra. Have less body hair. And on and on. And for as long as I can remember, I have also wanted to portray a public persona that said, “Fuck all that noise.” As a budding young feminist, I protested dress codes, I cut my hair, and I refused to be made to feel less because of my sex. From the earliest days of puberty, the message was very clear: be perfect, and never let on how you got that way. …Keep Reading
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