From floating cartilage to conch, Allure tells us more about 7 piercing trends taking over ears in 2020.

“The curated ear” seems to be all the rage at the moment. The Guardian investigates why decorative piercings are the new tattoos.

Refinery29 also believes that the curated ear movement is set to remain strong this year, but asks “Is It Safe?

When getting your ears pierced, Sali Hughes recommends visiting a proper piercing shop where they use needles instead of piercing guns.

Fab Links from Our Members

La Belle Demimondaine found this blog post a refreshing new take on wardrobe and outfit planning.

Suz lets us know that Virginia Woolf, lover of clothes, is trending as a fashion muse.

Alyson from That’s Not My Age just celebrated her 56th birthday. Runcarla liked her post to commemorate the day.

Suntiger directs us to Imogen’s post on how we can help Australia.

Kari thought this Refinery29 article is a thought-provoking exploration of fast fashion.

Environmental Problems Caused By Leather Processing Units.” With all the talk about sustainability in the media, Ophelia was glad to find this issue being addressed, even if the bulk of companies and consumers looking for sustainability look the other way. 

Kari recommends reading this article as an interesting companion to the leather debate and faux-leather alternatives that come with their own problems.

Mattel has introduced a Barbie with vitiligo to its line of dolls. “Another (small) step forward in adding diversity to the line,” says nemosmom.