Fashion Friday 8/16/13

The evil eye enjoys a wide variety of cultural meanings around the world, but a commonly held idea is that it’s meant to bounce away other people’s malicious envy against you, karmically turning it back on them as bad luck.  Like with a lot of interesting symbols, my Arab-American upbringing flirted  Continue reading “Fashion Friday 8/16/13”


Fashion Friday 7/5/13

First of all, I hope everyone who was observing it had a Happy 4th of July!  I’m spending the long weekend with my sister and some friends at a fancy masquerade ball in Los Angeles, so Tui Snider over at Mental Mosaic is guest contributing our Fashion Friday post this week.  (Thanks, Tui!)  I’ll be returning to my somewhat regular Fashion Fridays duties next week with a longer piece than usual.

I met the bubbly, fun, smart, and creative Tui at the DFWCon (Dallas/Fort Worth Writers’ Conference) back in May.  She graciously posed in her cute black-white-red outfit for May’s rêveurs/rêveuses day and was rocking the most wonderful manicure, which she happily agreed to write up for a Fashion Friday post.  Click here to go to her Unexpected Texas blog, where you can see the full post.  There are lots of other interesting things to see and read on there, too, so browse around in the archives.

Here’s a photo to whet your appetite for Tui’s post on the “literary manicure.”

Literary Nails by Tui Snider
Literary Nails by Tui Snider


Now go on over to Tui’s blog and check out the instructions for how to recreate this conversation starter yourself.  Happy weekend!


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