Archive | May, 2011

Don’t Mind If I ‘Do’?: These Mod Hairstyles Deserve Their Own Diplomas

Image via K. Horn

Today’s asymmetric cuts, ombré fades, and feather extensions complement current trends, but when it comes to special occasions like graduation, there’s something irresistible about retro hairstyles, like the ones in these vintage school photos. Take a gander for …

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Take a Style Stance!

Miss James of Bleubird Vintage (left) and Jessica of What I Wore make a statement in the Take a Stance Tunic.  James styled it as a mini dress with hidden shorts, dramatic heels, and a slouchy cardi, while Jessica …

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Style Glossary: Hat-a-Girl! Headwear Through the Ages

If the recent royal wedding whetted your appetite for hats, you’re in luck – the U.S.’s most fabled headwear happening, the Kentucky Derby, is racing onto the radar this weekend! To help you show off your smarts as you …

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To Belfast and Back with Magpie Girl

Follow along on a tantalizingly summer vacation to Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland, hosted by Vicki of Magpie Girl. Read more »
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Style 101: The Academy of Art University’s Grad Show

For those who have ever thought of attending, or, have attended, fashion school, this post goes out to you. Last night, at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, the top 16 graduate portfolios (out of a class of …

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How to Make Flag Banners, Candle Holders, and Poofs

Searching for summer decoration inspiration? Look no further than this post! Watch our video tutorial on how to create colorful accents that will spiff up your indoor space or add flair to your outdoor festivities. We used them to create a …

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Bright, Bold, & Nostalgic: Retro-Inspired Fabrics to Excite Your Senses

After a weekend of digging through my mother’s vintage scarves and bags, I’m inspired to brighten up my wardrobe with vivid hues like the ones in these retro-inspired fabrics created by Aussie company Retro Age Vintage Fabrics. They’re based …

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Muffins for Mother’s Day

In celebration of Mother’s Day, this month’s muffin comes from the kitchen of my very own mom! When I asked my mother for her favorite muffin recipe, she recommend this sweet muffin that combines two of her favorite things, …

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Stylish Fave Finds

Who: Alissa W. of Stylish Curves

What: Vintage green and white polka dot jacket

Where:
Plus-size resale boutique ReDress in New York City

How Much: $25

When I Use It:
“Whenever I have a daytime event and I want something …

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Bow-WOW Contest Winners!

Your lovable labs, cute collies, and playful poodles sure did make us say, “Bow-WOW!” Choosing a winning woofer was no easy task, but there was one particular pup that impressed us all – Archie! Check out his superlative skills …

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