Archive | November, 2010

Sailor Style

sailor outfit

Research Assistant Cardigan, Quaint of the Art Dress, SOS Brooch, Longitude Tights in Cayenne, and the Keynote Speaker Hat.

I’ve always been a bit of a sucker for nautical-inspired outfits. Something about a perfect Breton …

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Street Style: The Girl Who Inspired Our Style

millennium trilogy street styleImages via HEL LOOKS

In Swedish author Stieg Larsson’s The Millennium Trilogy, twenty-something heroine Lisbeth Salander’s tough, antisocial attitude is aptly balanced by her futuristic, punk-inspired aesthetic. Tattoos, a septum ring and a mohawk defined by sharp liberty spikes …

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What Came First, the Dress or the Skirt?

Who: Jessica Martin of A Day in the Life of One Girl

What: Polka dot skirt-turned-dress!

Where: Goodwill

How Much: $3.75

When I Use It: “A night out on the town!”

Shopping Tips: “Classic patterns like polka dots …

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InStyle Germany Magazine

The Sentimental Squirrel Pin Holder was featured in the November issue of InStyle Germany.

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ModStylist Best Dressed Contest!

Clear your schedule and get ready to create the look that could win you a $50 gift certificate! If you have yet to meet the ModStylists, then you’ve been missing out on a wealth of wardrobe knowledge. From…

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Style Glossary: Ready, Set, Godet!

If Duke Ellington’s croon, “It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing,” is to be believed, a garment is zilch without a few godets. These triangular fabric insets—which can be of the same or different material …

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Street Style: Borrowed from the Boys

menswear street styleImages via Team Peter Stigter and StyleSightings.

For our latest round-up of street style looks, we focused in on lovely ladies wearing dapper ensembles borrowed from the boys.  We’re in love with these menswear-inspired styles from across the globe …

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Need Holiday Shopping Help? Ask a ModStylist!

Curious about the clothes they’re wearing? Follow these links for details on Jess, Chelsey, Amy, and Nicole‘s outfits.

Shopping for others can be a joy, as well as a major source of holiday stress. Luckily, the …

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Cats… In Space!

zippora lux space cats universe

Space is rad, and so are cats, so you can imagine my excitement when I discovered that someone has merged the two and created this amazing series of starry-eyed prints. Photographer and illustrator Boya Latumahina designed these celestial cats …

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Head Case

floral art

As I anticipate the amount of gifts I’m going to be lugging with me on an upcoming trip to visit family, I’ve found myself browsing the interwebs for fun and unique presents.  These silly bust vases filled with succulents from …

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An Unstaged Vintage Find!

Who: Adrienne

What: A 1950′s polyester and cotton dress

Where: A backstage sale at the local community theatre

How Much: $3

When I Use It: “I’ve only worn it once so far, but it’s a must to bring back …

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Taken By Trees Takes Us by Surprise

It’s no secret that fashion and music are inextricably intertwined. Some of music’s most infamous names are known not only for their unique sound, but also for their dazzling stage presence or enviable personal style. In the case of Victoria …

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Channeling the Cosmos Guide

Attention, fans of the starry skies above! Did you know that today is Carl Sagan Day? Sagan, a Professor of Astronomy and Space Science and Director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies at Cornell University, is most famous for …

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Weekend Project: Sisal Rope Art

Below the wall hanging, the Experimental Decor Bud Vase holds a trio of blooming yellow flowers.

A few weekends ago, torrential-like downpours in the Bay Area reconfigured my plans from playing outside with my dog all day to sitting in …

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