Archive | October, 2010

Blog to Bookmark: Sad Don Draper

sad don draperThis weekend brings the season finale of Mad Men, and we have a feeling we’ll be looking a bit like the faces on hilarious Tumblr Sad Don Draper, knowing that after Sunday, we’ll have to watch re-runs until next …

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Style Glossary: Help Your Self-Belt Esteem


The Rose Menagerie Dress.

It’s been one of your eternal questions for some time now, right up there with “What is the meaning of life?” and “Coke or Pepsi?” – what is this term “self-belt” that they sometimes use …

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Getting Down with North Highlands

An illustration of North Highland’s Andrew Kasperbauer, Mike Barron, Brenda Malvini, Daniel Stewart, and Jasper Berg by artist Laila Lott.

How do you find out about your new favorite bands? Do you track a daily blog, or conduct a self-propelled …

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Mod Chef: Just Desserts

It took us a few episodes to get hooked to the drama and desserts replete in Top Chef: Just Desserts, but now that we’re avid watchers every Wednesday night, we can’t get pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini and his gang …

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Five Fashionable iPad Apps

Since my iPad’s arrival, I’ve had lots of fun playing with various apps to read books and news, play games, and terrorize my cat. But today, I got down to business, and set out to find five …

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Take Your Wardrobe to the Maxi

Clockwise from left: Amanda of Fröken Fashionista, Natascha of Fashion Nicotine, Maria of Heijastuspinta, and Ariyani Sukma.

If you’re anything like me, your closet is maxed out with all those items you’ve pulled out of storage …

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Modster Mash Part III: A New Charade

Around this time of year, the pressure to assemble the perfect Halloween costume – one that’s clever, unique, and yet still recognizable – might seem scarier than all the ghosts and goblins traditionally associated with the holiday. At ModCloth, though, …

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Variations on a Theme Party

‘Tis the season for fun, funky parties. We can’t get enough of this party post by lifestyle blogger JustJennRecipes, who put together a bash that would even make Darth Vader smile.…

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Flea Market Shopping Guide

Getting ready to go to a local flea market? After last week’s flea market street style post, we thought we’d piece together a fun flea market guide to make sure you return with plenty of good loot on your …

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Erté’s Illustrated Typography

What does your perfect ‘type’ consist of? Tall, slender lines with a little wiggle around the edges, or bold and egotistical? Forget past relationships–I’m talking about your perfect two-dimensional type!

Just when I thought I’d seen it all, I stumbled …

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