Archive | June, 2011

Fave Finds: Erin’s Ruffled, Rose-Tinted Vintage Top

Who: Erin of The Photojournal of a Redhead

What: Ruffled vintage tank

Where: Goodwill in Apex, North Carolina

How much: $3

When I use it: “[The tank is] perfect to pair with high-waisted skirts or shorts! Because it buttons down …

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Mother Nature-Approved Decor Picks from Design for Mankind

Aside from providing major styling inspiration, the “Everyday Exotic” stylebook has rekindled our love for anything and everything relating to the great outdoors. So, naturally, we had to ask art and design blogger Erin Loechner of Design for Mankind for …

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How to Wear Summer’s Slickest Accessory, the Nail Sticker!

You may have noticed a recent addition to our shop in the form of the You’ve Got Nail Stickers! If you were wondering  just exactly what they are (and how to use them), don’t worry, because we’ve got your …

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Elle July 2011

The Cosmos-politan Jeans were featured in the July issue of Elle.

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July 2011 Glamour

The Peek from the Peak Top was featured in the July issue of Glamour.

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Meet Christine of My Style Pill

If you blog it, they will come. That very well could be the motto for Christine of My Style Pill, whose blog helped turn her love of fashion into a profession. Now a personal stylist, Christine continues to wow …

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Plot Twists: An Illustrated Diagram of Narrative Structures

Great stories are distinguished not only by their characters, but how their yarns are spun — a quality that artist Eduardo Salles explores with his diagrams of “Nudos Narrativos,” or, “Narrative Knots.” His chart cleverly reimagines the writings of Paulo …

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Best Job Ever: Janie Bryant, Mad Men Costume Designer

How could you not be mad for Janie Bryant? The ultra-talented costume designer is ridiculously good at her job (check out that Emmy chilling on her bookshelf), effortlessly stylish, and, probably one of the nicest people ever. We dropped by Janie’s cozy, sunlit Los Angeles studio to ask her how she got such an awesome job, the details on her recently published book and soon-to-come website, and, of course, what it’s like dressing the ladies and gents of Sterling Cooper.

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Motorhome Sweet Home: Mobile Pads From the Past

Image via Flickr user Retro-Space

When it comes to interior design from eras past, there are three things that appeal to me: wood paneling, fabric placed where it shouldn’t be, and the commitment it takes to display high wattage hue…

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Some Like it Hot Tub: How to Throw a Haute Swimming Soirée

Last summer, I hosted a “Some Like it Hot Tub” party in which my friends and I watched Some Like it Hot, imbibed, and snacked, all while trying to keep our munchies and drinks above the bubbling water of a …

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Your Favorite Fashion Eras!

Last month, we asked our Facebook friends to weigh in on which fashionable decade is most inspiring to them. And the results are in!

With an overwhelming 42 percent of your votes, it’s clear that your favorite fashions are inspired …

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Father's Day DIY: Menswear-Inspired Vertical Gardens

After fellow writer Julie and I attended a how-to workshop at Flora Grubb Gardens, set of our most recent stylebook, we came up with a dashing way to craft intriguing, suspended succulents with already-at-home accessories. A couple petite …

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Mix-and-Match Masterpieces by Miss Moss

Fashion and art go hand in hand, and there’s no one that understands this better than Diana of the blog Miss Moss. Diana’s internet-famous color comparisons show her knack for matching beautiful pieces of art with the latest street …

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Everything's Peachy

Who: Jo from Lost in the Haze

What: Vintage, hand-sewn, peach-colored dress

Where:
Madame Butterfly’s Vintage Style Boutique in Christchurch, New Zealand

How Much: “22 New Zealand dollars! I was so lucky, as I’d been eying it up for ages, …

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