Archive | October, 2010

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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An Outfit Ripe for the Apple Picking

When fall’s foretelling nip is rampant in the air, nibbling just a wee bit on the tip of my nose, and the leaves are singing boisterously from the treetops in a campfire of colors, there’s nothing I want to do …

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Book Drop: Used Bookstore Builds Massive Dominoes Chain

Add this to our list of reasons why we love local bookstores. The folks at Arizona used books chain Bookmans Entertainment Exchange had a little after-hours fun and constructed a massive dominoes structure using (what else?) dozens of books. Bookmans …

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Meet Amanda, This Month’s Virtual Buyer!

Our Be the Buyer Program – you know, that nifty part of our site where you can vote on which styles should be put into production – has been dashing along with flying colors brighter than a tropical island’s flora. …

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A Gentle Fawn Kind of Week

Some people prep for the week ahead with to-do lists and agendas. As for the ModStylists, well, they see the week in terms of outfits. This week, the ModStylists were inspired by the versatile, casual-chic items of Gentle Fawn

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The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: Our October Book of the Month

Congratulations to readers Ti, Eva-Lani, and Jamie! Each of them won a copy of Tanya Lee Stone’s The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll’s History and Her Impact On Us, our October Book …

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Luke Skywalker Goes Emo

When sharing this video with fellow Fashion Writer and Star Wars fan Richard, his reaction was, “Who knew Luke Skywalker could be so emo?”

Indeed, this paper stop motion video by Eric Power, with music by Jeremy Messersmith

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