Archive | September, 2011

Fave Finds: Vanessa’s Charming Coral Dress

Who: Vanessa from Take Only Memories

What: 1940s dress

Where: Family Jewels Vintage Clothing on 23rd Street, New York City

How much: “$40 on the sale rack. The seams were coming apart here and there, but it was fixable.”…

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Style Glossary: Bucket Bag

Above, Julie‘s illustrations of two types of bucket bags as inspired by Vena Cava’s Spring 2012 collection, which debuted last week in NYC.

Come one, carryalls! As Fashion Week proceeds, don’t forget to relish over the simpler things …

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A Vintage Shopping Tour of Williamsburg with Market Publique

When it comes to vintage shopping in Brooklyn, there are few experts better than Pamela Castillo. Pamela took a few hours from her busy schedule as co-founder of online vintage clothing marketplace Market Publique to give us a tour …

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Style Skirmish: Fashion Week Edition!

Strap on those skyscraper-like stilettos — it’s time to cast your vote in our first ever Fashion Week Style Skirmish!  In this round of haute couture competition, we’d like you to review a few of our favorite looks by designers …

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We’re Mod for Swapping!

Think Fashion Week is all about shopping and trying out the latest trends? Well, we teamed up with The Swapaholics for one fabulous NYFW event to prove that fashionable finds never go out of style! Over a hundred of our …

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Us Weekly September 2011

The Festival Fervor Vest was featured in Us Weekly.

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Street Style: Photographer Jamie Beck

We ran into the talented photographer Jamie Beck of From Me, To You outside a presentation at New York Fashion Week and had to capture a shot of her elegant, retro-inspired outfit, which came complete with a perfectly coiffed updo!…

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Geek Chic: Runway Looks in 8-bit

As a company that’s equal parts fashion and tech, we’re a little bit in love with these 8-bit graphics of past runway looks. Created by Penter Yip at fashion sketchbook company, Fashionary, these pixel-perfect looks were inspired by his …

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Behind the Scenes at Rachel Antonoff’s Spooktacular Spring 2012 Show

Fashion Week has only just begun, but we’ve already decided that the Rachel Antonoff Spring 2012 show is one of our favorites of the season! On Thursday, show-goers crept into the whimsical “Antonoff Manor” on the thirteenth floor of West …

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In the Moment: Rachel Comey Spring 2012

One of the best parts of runway shows is the thrill of the show itself. Nothing quite compares to that sudden, magical moment when the lights dim, the audience hushes, the music blares to life, and the models are unleashed …

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Fashion's Night Out with Blonde Bedhead and Selective Potential

How does one get ready for Fashion’s Night Out? Read this post and find out! We asked two of our favorite bloggers, Tieka of Selective Potential and Andrea of Blonde Bedhead, to record their experience of last night’s …

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Street Style: Vintage Treasures


During an excursion to Williamsburg yesterday, we popped by the adorable vintage shop Antoinette. We were graciously met by owner, Lexi Oliveri, who let us interrupt her prep for Fashion’s Night Out to snap a pic of her in …

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"Retro Recast" Winners Announced!

We can hardly explain how much ‘pun’ it’s been to monitor your submissions for our Retro Recast Contest on Twitter! Thankfully, on the blog we’re not confined to 140 characters, so we’re going to take our good ol’ time …

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