Links a la Mode - this week`s 20 best blog posts voted by the Independent Fashion Bloggers

+ 365 Fashion Rehab: Lessons from a (Reformed) Shopaholic: A beautiful handbag repaired (for free!). One more reason to buy quality over quantity.

+ Boheme Noir: The first ladies of Vogue – a closer look at the most important editors in chief.

+ Daisy Dayz: Friend Friday: How to learn from your mistakes and let your blog grow

+ Devilishly Pleasurable: Reflecting on the evolution of my blog and tips for better blogging!

+ Fish Monkey: The notion of flattering dressing is oppressive and unnecessary. Rather than conforming, why not chose a different shape?

+ Hazel Eye Personality: Who has what it takes to be the next big and game changing designer? It takes a lot of time, passion and sanity to make it in the fashion world.

+ Independent Fashion Bloggers: Work Smarter, Not Harder–3 Ways to Massively (and Permanently) Increase Your Traffic.

+ Miss Viki: “Love Me” and what is wrong with our beauty ideals, if anything?

+ No Guilt Fashion: I put on my game face and tried out my biggest fashion trend fear

+ Passionista Place: qvc, hsn…oh my! find out why home shopping networks have become a bit of an addiction for a modern passionista like me.

+ Seamstress Stories: Reflections on the role that mirrors play for our body image and self-perception.

+ Showcase Edge: Indie Fashion Goes Back to the future. A look at designers who hand-make clothing inspired by times of the past

+ Sidewalk Chalk: I’m a poser, baby: 7 steps for posing naturally in outfit photos

+ Stylish White Female: Transitioning from vegetarian to vegan: Some things are hard to give up. Fur is not.

+ Taxonomy of my Wardrobe: Shopping the Wardrobe. My version of this month’s Harper’s Bazaar Buy Now wear Forever list selected from my own wardrobe.

+ The Coveted: Three Way With a Long Chiffon Skirt

+ The Curvy Fashionista: Nordstrom reaches out to plus size fashion bloggers to collaborate on its newest plus size endeavor- Sejour

+ The Demoiselles: She is not a fashion blogger. She’s just a woman, sitting in her bathtub.

+ The Simply Luxurious Life: In a world that seems to be changing quicker than the seasons, what does it mean to be a lady?

+ The Wondergirl: retail-me-not: waxing poetic on two interesting happenings of late in the world of specialty retailing.

+ Vogue Mornings: How not to lose motivation when blogging, a few quick solutions to the problem many bloggers face.