Archive | March, 2009

The Doctor is Cute

[Originally posted on Wardrobe Remix]

I love how playful this look is. The socks are a unique touch, the print of the skirt is a thing of beauty, and her purse speaks to my recent obsession with doctor’s bags. …

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Poketo

Poketo is a really cool retailer whose story begins inside the art scene of San Francisco. According to their site, founders Ted & Angie curated shows for many friends, but no one could afford the pieces on display. So …

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Fused Plastic Bag Tote

Hey all! I wanted to share with you the instructions I gave my kids for the after school art class I teach. The basic idea is melting old plastic shopping bags into a composite plastic which you can then create …

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Style Glossary: The Batik and the Beautiful

This week, we’ll discuss batik! Considered a national art in Indonesia, batik is a wax-resist dying method that involves spreading wax on a fabric and then dip dying it. The results are beautiful – unique, one-of-a-kind patterns are created …

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North of the Border

[Originally posted on Public Personae]

I’ve always been a fan of Sarah X’s blog, so hearing that she’s wearing a unique outfit every day for a month was music to my hears (and eyes, as it turns out). I …

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Conference Chic

This Seen Style comes direct from the Chicago AWP Writer’s Conference Bookfair! Among the hundreds of book vendors and publishing stalls in gritty parking garages and exhibit halls, I spotted some serious fashion. These ladies are as dedicated to their …

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Speculative in Sequins

[Originally posted on Face Hunter]

I love her collar! I’ve been dreaming of making one myself. And the sequined leggings! Beautiful.…

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Staying Tote-ally Chic

(Image above: taken from DoverStreetMarket.com)

I love the fact that carrying an eco-friendly, super practical, multi-purpose tote is a chic trend that’s sticking around! I’m sure you all remember when Whole Foods made the decision to stop distributing plastic bags

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A Sweater Success!

 

From all of your friendly virtual neighbors at ModCloth, we hope you had a lovely Sweater Day and First Day of Spring this Friday!

(And a special thank you to those of you who sent pictures!  Feel free to …

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Top Ten Awesome Trips We Want to Take

A couple weeks ago in the 3 ‘O Clock Slump, I discussed my love affair with this Egyptian Discovery Tour. This led to some good conversations with friends and coworkers about other trips that would be sweet. Here’s …

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