Archive | July, 2011

Four Ice Pops & A Book That Will Change Your Life


Clockwise from top: Peace Pops, Pistachio Tofu Pop, Mexican Spiced Fire Pops, and Watermelon Frozen Yogurt Pops.

I’m not joking when I say that these frozen pops will change your life. Push aside your classic cherry and grape and think …

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Style Soundtrack: Find Your Style Shangri-Las

Three of the Shangri-Las showing the world just now to wear pastel pants. Bottom: Conservative skirts and blouses vs. sleek jumpsuits and go-go boots on two of their record sleeves.

In the mid-1960s, radio was in “L-U-V” with girl groups. …

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Jazmin Barakha's Exuberant Embroidered Illustrations

As a child, my mom patiently taught me the craft of needlepoint. I made a small bookmark with a picture of a cat and my name embroidered across the top. Although it’s been a couple of decades since I pulled …

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Today’s Special: Tweet Summertreats!


Natural Noshing’s Raw Corn Chowder, First Look, Then Cook’s Stuffed Zucchini with Cheesy Breadcrumbs, J3nn’s Lump Crab Meat Lettuce Cups, and 52 Kitchen Adventures’ S’mores Cupcakes Ice Cream Sandwiches

What’s calorie-free and doesn’t take any time to …

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Expecto Cute-ronum: Keeping the Magic Alive

After months of waiting, the final installment of the Harry Potter films will be unleashed at midnight, and many of us here are gearing up for the series’ last hurrah. As excited as we are, the occasion is bittersweet. For …

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Fashionable Phenom, Caught on Camera


Model Gnagna looks sublime and sophisticated during our stylebook shoot.

Did you find the looks in our Fashionable Phenom stylebook and Shop Latest Looks collection, well, phenomenal? These behind-the-scenes photographs bring them to you in elegant style.

Taken with …

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Meet Kim of Eat.Sleep.Wear.

Kim of Eat.Sleep.Wear lives and breathes style. A graphic designer by day and blogger by night, her eye for design definitely transfers over to her wardrobe aesthetic. This blogger has truly found her niche – whether she’s rocking fun polka …

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Style Icon: Esther Williams, ‘The Million Dollar Mermaid’

It's no secret that we love swim icon Esther William's ravishingly retro swimsuit line, but we’re also inspired by her supremely successful life. Besides donning a swim cap as a pro athlete, this all-around icon was also a movie star, singer, dancer, businesswoman, and swimwear designer. Dive in to read more about how ‘The Million Dollar Mermaid’ made waves in sports, film, and fashion! Read more »
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Page Turners: Belle Eté

Did you hear that? It’s the sound of us swooning. After her pastel-coated spring editorial, Portland blogger Anja Verdugo is back with a charmingly rustic summer spread entitled “Belle Eté” (Beautiful Summer). The editorial was shot in a historic …

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Obsolete Fashion: Making Courting a Breeze


“Flirtation” by Frédéric Soulacroix

You know those situations where you’re stuck outside at some event, say, a free concert in the park, and the heat is so crushing that you fold up a piece of paper and use it to …

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