Archive | August, 2009

Renegade Craft Fair!

(Image above: Renegade Craft Fair sign, mini toast friends from Wonder Thunder, crayons from Kitty Baby Love)

Last month, Emily and I went to the famous Renegade Craft Fair in San Francisco to see the latest in handmade …

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The Pharaoh of Pop? And an unexpected dancefloor…

  • Moonwalk about 3,000 years into history and you might come across the Egyptian whose bust can be seen on display in Chicago’s Field Museum and is gaining pop-ularity as a modern day King of Pop look-a-like!
  • Ready for another 3

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Our Newest Addition!

This is Ruby, Lindsay’s new puppy! She’s a Brussels Griffon and Puggle mix who’s about one-third the size of Winston! Ruby loves chewing everything in front of her. She also adores dead leaves and can usually be found sleeping …

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Nifty Thrifting

(Image above: wardrobe image found at the blog, Le Quaintrelle)

What inspires me about this wardrobe photo other than the warm glow of a sunrise (or is that sunset?) and the pastorally picturesque background is how her dress is …

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This Just In!

Carriage Tour Dress

A fresh fall update to our wildly popular Sidecar Tour Dress, I can’t wait to pair this with opaque tights and boots. As much as I love summer, I miss tights, cardigans, and layers. Am I the …

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500 Days of Fashion

(Images above: photos taken from http://worldfilm.about.com and http://claremontroad.blogspot.com)

Last weekend, I finally got a chance to see the film (500) Days of Summer! I’d been anticipating it ever since I’d found the trailer on IMDB some time ago …

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Come, Let's Stroll!

(Image above: Wardrobe photo from the Lisa’s Likes blog)

As I’ve mentioned in a past entry, black and blue is one of my favorite color combinations of all time. Lisa puts these two hues together here to create a casually …

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Style Icon: Marlene Dietrich

Jean Harlow, Mae West, Bette Davis – Old Hollywood is just overflowing in glamorous women with their sleek gowns, their manicured hair, their impeccable taste. Although their elegant looks all send my heart aflutter, there is only one star who …

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Winners of the Red Letter Days Name It and Win It Contest

Well, the Red Letter Days Name It and Win It Contest is over, and the grades are in.  A+ for effort, 4.0 for creativity, and 100% for inventive ideas. Sadly, we could only put one person per day on the …

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Homme Sweet Homme

(Image above: Wardrobe photo found at the blog of Softspoken)

As we’ve been noticing over the past few months, in difficult economic times, women’s fashion tends to shift toward the sturdy, clean-line constructions of menswear. We’ve been seeing a …

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England Thrift-land

Who: Amy Cockcroft, ModCloth fashion writing intern

What: Vintage dress, clock necklace

Where: The dress was from Retro Rehab in Manchester, England. It’s such a gorgeous little shop and part of the thriving Northern Quarter. The good people there don’t …

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Vasil's Guide to Rompers!

Turi Amy romper, onesie, one-piece, jumpsuit, jumper, barboteuse, playsuit

Romper, onesie, one-piece, jumpsuit, jumper, barboteuse, or playsuit? There may be a debate about how to classify these one-piece wonders, but one thing is for sure: they are one versatile, trendy piece that is here to stay!

The romper craze …

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Blogger of the Moment: What I Wore

If you’re anything like me, you’re hooked on What I Wore. Almost every day I visit Jessica Schroeder’s blog to see the cute outfit she’s picked out for the day, and I’m inspired by the way she combines vintage, …

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Summertime Blues Jean Shorts

(Image above: Wardrobe photo from the District of Chic blog)

Nothing says ‘August’ like the splendid simplicity of this woman’s seasonal outfit. She’s taken two very basic items – a pair of jean shorts and a tank top – and …

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