It was clear from the runway shows in September that gingham would be having a moment again this Spring. While I haven’t yet seen many gingham pieces in the stores in my neck of the woods, the pretty checks are all over the internet:

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Viva loved hearing Ines de la Fressange speak in this video interview on mixing high and low-end pieces, closet size, and wardrobe purging.

She also found an interesting article about Michelle Obama’s recent “Let Girls Learn” trip and her wardrobe choices. It talks about the message she may be sending that you can dress “like a girl” and still be tough.

E enjoyed this post from the costume designer of the historical series Outlander about creating a mix-and-match travel wardrobe, 18th century Highlands style.

La Belle Demimondaine thinks the message in Into Mind’s blog post about why she doesn’t believe in dressing for her body type should be shouted from the ramparts.

Diana loved this post from AJ Wears Clothes where she rebuts an article about trends short women shouldn’t wear by showing fantastic examples of herself wearing exactly those things.

Joy wants to share this interesting WSJ article about flat footwear. Be sure to browse the slide show with fun facts too.

Annagybe enjoyed Simon Doonan’s tongue-in-cheek take on how to charm up your personal style. And she is all for more hats!

Laurinda liked this initiative: female scientists sharing pictures of their footwear to support an eight-year-old girl who was disappointed that Clarks dinosaur shoes were marketed for boys only.

Angie points us to Sally’s post about how the sizing of petite clothing works in retail stores.

Rabbit thought the metal bands T-shirt hoax played on H&M this week ties in with last week’s article about hipster clothing brands appropriating youth culture but not understanding it.

Caro in Oz loves that Tuyen Tran, Winner of the 2015 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Fashion, sources the materials for her clothes locally.