Ignore the media and Twilight because clumsiness is definitely not a trait you should desire. As I type this I am covered in bruises, grazes and have two giant plasters on my knees where I’ve repeatedly fallen on my knees before they’ve been given a chance to heal.
As different as we all are, there’s one thing most young women have in common: We’re all brought up to feel like there’s something wrong with us. We’re too fat. We’re dumb. We’re too smart. We’re not ladylike enough - ‘stop cursing, chewing with your mouth open, speaking your mind’. We’re too slutty. We’re not slutty enough.
You’re not too fat. You’re not too loud. You’re not too smart. You’re not unladylike. There is nothing wrong with you.
”—Jessica Valenti, Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters (via bryonyflower)
When I started seeing pastel shades of green, blue, yellow and pink filling up magazines and the high street, I must admit I was a bit hesitant. But since it dawned on me that my favourite summer jacket is a purple pastel colour and realising that pastel does in fact suit my fair and freckled skin, I am now in love!
The source of inspiration for today is this picture of Maude Adams as Peter Pan.Her role in the 1905 verison inspired the Peter Pan Collar, which has since become a well loved fashion item!The following articles have been inspired by her outfit and the story of Peter Pan…