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Bold Bobby Pin Styles: Would You Wear Them?

There’s a current trend toward visible bobby pins that’s making hair styling way more varied and less fraught with frustration.

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Darling Details: Valentine’s Day Accessories We Love

Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays. Minus the increased potential for rampant cavities, it’s the opportunity to spread the love for all things heart-shaped! Check out a few of our fave V-Day accessories…

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Take a Trip with Whimsical LA Designer Locketship

Rainbow beads, gobs of glitter, and critters-a-plenty are just a few of the whimsical elements that make Locketship pieces into memorable statement-makers.

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Show & Tell: Vivi Dot Designer Molly Gaines and Her Way Cute Workspace

From Patrick Swayze buttons to hairpins boasting psychedelic prints, designer Molly Gaines of Vivi Dot crafts her handmade goodies in a home studio as quirky as her retro-inspired line of accessories. This Seattle resident named her company after her grandmothers — Vivi and Dot — whom she credits for her creative moxie and sense of humor. Between crafting and creating, she invited us in for a virtual tour of her stylish space!

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A Street-Style-Inspired Wardrobe Resolution


Left image via Style/Clicker, right image via Trendycrew.

When it comes to grafting together garments for an outfit, I think I do a decent job of knocking some socks off. But when it comes to accessorizing, I’ve trouble …

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How-to: A Two-Ingredient Patina Aging Solution

DIY patina tutorial

DIY patina tutorial

Skip harsh chemicals or solutions if you’re looking to give a piece of metal a beautiful verdigris tint. All you need is apple cider vinegar and non-iodized salt, both of which can easily be found at almost any market!

This …

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Steampunk Style DIYs: A Necklace that’s Geared Up for Greatness


Cogs on togs — it’s one of my favorite parts of the steampunk aesthetic. Whether they’re nested into a top hat or crimped onto earring backs, watch gears and parts have a decidedly excellent air about them. I figured …

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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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Scarflette Styling Tips from Regina of Lilian Eve Designs


Kathleen, of Inspirafashion, pairs her necklace over the Caturday Tunic, Retro Dollie Earrings, Road Less Traveled Wedge, and Floral Trek Bag.

Cold weather is right around the corner, and before we know it, our favorite …

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Put a Feather on It! DIY Gilded Feather Headband

If you saw the gold feathered headband in our new “Everyday Exotic” stylebook and thought, “Wowzas! Where can I get one of those?”, look no further than this blog post!

Equipped with some common tools, jewelry parts, and the savvy …

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