Archive | October, 2010

Plush Crush: An Interview with Steff Bomb

With the recent addition of a handful of adorable plushes by Steff Bomb, I decided to sit down and have a little chat with the creative force behind this empire of cuteness.

Where does the name “Steff Bomb” come from?

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How to Make a B-Grade Zombie Film

Happy Halloween! Don’t feign being too cool for ‘ghoul;’ you know this holiday’s great! If Modster Mash’s gleeful guises, and the items monikered after maleficent tales, didn’t slake your thirst for Halloween happenstance, get pumped up (or should …

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Style Glossary: Intarsia, Intarsia, Intarsia!

The Posh Paw-berry Mittens.

Does identifying one type of knit from another catch you for a loop? Once you’ve distinguished your textile as a knit vs. a woven, identifying an intarsia garment will be no ‘sweat-er’ as long …

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Doggone Cute: Dogs in Duds

They say that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But that doesn’t concern us right now; we’ve got another question: Can you teach an old (or young) dog to trick-or-treat? Well, dress your pup up in a cute …

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November 2010 InStyle

The Deep Within the Armoire Dress was featured in the November issue of InStyle.

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Make-Up in the 1940s

We recently stumbled upon this eye-opening make-up tutorial from the 1940s! We’re smitten with the instrumental background music, all of the charming face illustrations, and of course, the narrator’s prim and polished elocution. On the other hand, whoever said having …

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Street Style: That 70's Show

seventies street style 1 Images via StockholmStreetStyle and Turned Out.

That 70′s style might be the latest trend forecast according the the Spring 2011 runways, but we’ve been noticing this look cropping up on tons of street style blogs already, with plenty of …

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Redbook Nov 2010

The On a Friendly Shore Top was featured in the November issue of Redbook.

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Write a Bike

All images via Juri Zaech.

We know. We’re drooling, too. Whether you’re a typography or bike enthusiast (or both), I think we can all agree that Swiss art director Juri Zaech‘s personalized bikes are the stuff design dreams …

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Have Breakfast in Berlin Anytime!

Image via Breakfast in Berlin

Breakfast in Berlin‘s MySpace page isn’t just for early birds, it can be accessed 24/7 if you’re hungry for their refreshing multilingual indie pop jams. From the Swedish quintet’s catchy “Någonting i allting,” …

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Obsolete Fashion: What Do You Know About the Zibellino?

Examples of the zibellino in  “Portrait of a Lady” by Bernardino Luini and “Antea” by Parmigianino.

Whether you’re a Renaissance Classicism connoisseur, a Medieval hygiene expert, or simply someone who sat through Art History 101, you’ve undoubtedly seen today’s …

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A Mousevox Vintage Fave Find!

Who: Rachel of Mousevox Vintage

What: Vintage leotard

Where: Goodwill in Champaign, IL

How Much: $1

When I Use It: “This piece has become a staple in my wardrobe! It’s incredibly versatile and pairs perfectly with skirts, high-waisted trousers, …

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Women's Health Nov. 2010

The Sovereign Style Coat was featured in the November issue of Women’s Health.

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Now You’re Bakin’ With Bacon!

It’s time to take full advantage of the fall harvest, so when life gives you bananas, make Coconut Bacon Banana Bread! Why settle for the same ol’ bread recipe that you’ve made year after year when you can present …

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