Archive | February, 2010

Feminism Meets Fashion

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We’ve been talking about feminism a lot lately. Many people don’t learn much about feminism or the women’s movement until college – however, one of today’s youngest and most prominent fashion bloggers has decided to dip …

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Time Out NY February Mention

The Strange What Love Does Planter was featured in the February 3rd 2010 issue of Time Out New York!!!

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Fabulous Frisco

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[Outfit Above: Golden Gate Park Dress, Buffalo Jill Belt, Gold Medal Booties, Out of Africa Bag in Teal, Soaring Swallow Ring]

Stop keeping your daydreams at bay; open up the golden …

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ModCloth was featured in January's Justine Magazine!

The Light Up Your Bloom Lamp was featured in January’s Justine Magazine!

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One Cubic Foot

Secret: I don’t think fashion magazines are all that.

That isn’t to say I don’t love them — I do, dearly. But in a magazine cage match, those glamorous glossies have nothing on a National Geographic. This month was …

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Pittsburgh vs. Sydney

The other day on a road trip from Pittsburgh to Punxsatawney, I switched between Lady Gaga’s Fame Monster album and Madonna’s Confessions on a Dance Floor, which apparently means that I fit right in with the rest of …

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Stuff We Miss: Gotta Love Me!

Not a day goes by that I don’t miss the awesomeness that was ABC’s TGIF.  From the genius that was Urkel to the family love on Step by Step, how was I to choose something for Stuff We Miss, …

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Subtle Statements

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I’ve always had a thing for unique pieces of clothing, and always had a hard time buying ‘boring’ basics (though I’ve gotten better at it in recent years). So, whenever I go to make an outfit, …

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Punxsutawney Phil-osophy

[Clockwise from top left: Groundhog Club Inner Circle members parading to stage, Entry to Gobbler's Knob, News interview with Groundhog Club President]

I woke up at 4 a.m. after three paltry hours of sleep on the concrete floor of a …

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Behind the Scenes: Long Distance Love Stylebook

As Valentine’s Day looms just over the horizon, our vintage-lovin’ hearts feel that the best way to celebrate is with a very special one of a kind collection! Adding intrigue to iconic style, the new one of a kind …

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Favorite Cognac Coat!

Who: Suze, a blogger and designer at a non profit in MI

What: Vintage coat

Where: Thrift shop in Michigan

How Much: $7 (!!)

When I use It: All the time in the winter! I just bought it not too …

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Guilty Pop Pleasures Played by… an Orchestra?!

Do you love pop music? Do you love the orchestra? Then, have I got a treat for you! On second thought, just about anybody with ears should appreciate this. It’s For Orchestra and it’s a-maz-ing.

For Orchestra is the brainchild …

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Cynthia Steffe's Apple Crisp

As a general rule, I avoid the kitchen. I can’t stand cooking. Really, I can’t. But even I felt the tiniest quiver of excitement when we got the CFDA’s American Fashion Cookbook at work. After a few of my fellow …

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Top 10 Woodland Creature Characters

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As if forest fauna weren’t cute enough already, someone had to go and make them into lovable social icons who have infiltrated pop culture, traditions, music, and more. What better to bring this fact to mind …

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