Archive | April, 2011

Obsolete Fashion: 'Cap'-italizing on Chic

Image via Flickr user Gatochy

When it’s a burning summer day and I’m ready to cool in the pool, I scramble into my swimsuit and jump on in. But, say it was 1959. What would be wrong with the imagery above? …

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Treasure Hunt Thrifting!

Who: Hannah of Heart City Vintage

What: Lace ruffle blouse from the ’30s or ’40s

Where:
Georgia Avenue Thrift in D.C.

How Much: $2.50

When I Use It:
“I don’t wear it often (I am terrified I will destroy it, …

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The Cake Balls With the Mostess

How does one become the host(ess) with the mostess? Offer adorable, kitschy, Hostess CupCakes-inspired bites! These carefully crafted cake ball treats will serve up endless “oohs” and “aahs.” Host a party to unveil your fancy shmancy cake baking skills, …

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Blogger of the Moment: Little Chief Honeybee

Are you a fan of whimsical outfits and girly dresses? Then you’ll love Kaelah of Little Chief Honeybee! Kaelah wears a dress every single day and is known to don a candy-colored wig every now and then, but don’t …

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Inherited Hauteness, Our First-Ever Tumblr Contest!

You can pick up a pair of fashionable jeans just about anywhere these days, but fashionable genes are a little harder to come by. Piper Weiss realized this at a very young age and later decided to celebrate all matrons …

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The Art of Fine Dining

Images via Claudia Pearson.

I’ve recently come to terms with the fact that the bare walls of my kitchen are just a bit depressing, so I was delighted to discover a solution in these charming food prints by artist …

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Best Job Ever: Kerry Taylor, Auctioneer and Entrepreneur

Wondering what life is like as an auctioneer of vintage costumes and textiles? We tapped auctioneer, businesswoman, and fashion history force Kerry Taylor of Kerry Taylor Auctions to find out.

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Image of Happiness: Judy Kaufmann's Joyous Prints

All images via Judy Kaufmann.

Wallowing in Monday doldrums isn’t any fun, it is? Hopefully, these bright-as-a-summer’s-day drawings from Barcelona-based illustrator Judy Kaufmann will help scare off that case of the Mondays. Kaufmann aims to “blur the barriers that …

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Style For the Camera Contest!

Style for the Camera Contest

As soon as you laid eyes on the Delightful Day Trip Dress, you knew it had to be yours. So, you ordered it and anxiously anticipated its arrival. Now, the package is in your hands. You quickly open it, …

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Best of the West Coast: Rainbow Arabia

Image via Rainbow Arabia

Why is it that every other band I find out about is from California? Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining, I’m just in admiration of the amount of talent coming from the Golden State? (I’m …

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