Archive | March, 2010

Hipster Cuteness

hipster puppies, cute find, dogs, boston terrier

“For Tillie, having a Mad Men premiere party means dressing up, drinking Manhattans and being totally insufferable.” Photo: Hipster Puppies

This week’s Cute Find is Hipster Puppies, a site where you can submit a photo of your dog dressed …

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Blogger of the Moment: Late Afternoon

When I was at New York Fashion Week, I had the opportunity to grab coffee with our latest Blogger of the Moment, Liz of Late Afternoon, a true California-girl fashionista . I already knew from her blog that she …

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Grandpap Vic’s Risotto

In many families, the matriarch rules the kitchen. However, I daresay that my grandfather is the best cook in my family – just don’t tell my grandma, okay?

My 100% Italian grandfather’s risotto is super delicious and fairly simple to …

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This American Life

John Updike probably didn’t read that many fashion magazines. I can’t really picture him as a Glamour sort of guy, you know? But I think he would have liked – even loved? – this editorial from the March …

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Obsolete Fashion: OMG, Look at Her Bum Roll

Turns out, modern day clothing “enhancers” (such as the Booty Pop) are not all that new! Bum rolls were plump, crescent shaped pillows worn by middle and upper class ladies during the Elizabethan era. These 16th …

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Time Out New York March 4th Mention

The Plaid-dington Station Cape was featured in the March 4-10 2010 issue of Time Out New York!!!

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Get Married Spring 2010 mention

The Twisting Tree Necklace and The Conversation Plates were featured in Get Married magazine’s Spring Issue.

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A Case of the Favorite Finds!

Who: Kristin Hazelton

What: Either of these two items, as I am torn!  The first is the vintage hot pink dress that I have on, the second is the faux fur leopard small suitcase.

Where: Dress purchased at a thrift …

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Top 10 Female Literary Characters We Love

You might have heard – it’s Women’s History month! Since this year’s theme is Writing Women Back into History, today’s Top 10 will celebrate some of the lovely ladies of literature!

10. Elizabeth from Pride and Prejudice. Independent, …

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Celebrating International Women’s Day with Sarah Bender!

Peace Corps volunteer Sarah Bender with her host brother, Ali.

Welcome to the first installment of our month-long “Women Making History” blog series!

In honor of today, International Women’s Day, I interviewed Sarah Bender, a remarkable 22-year-old who, …

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