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Best Job Ever: Emily Henderson, Interior Designer

Emily Henderson never imagined she would become an interior designer, let alone one with her own Home & Garden TV show. After winning the reality TV competition Design Star, the former prop stylist received her own show, HGTV’s Secrets from a Stylist. Each week, you can catch Emily on the tube, diagnosing clients’ style and creating customized looks for their homes. It’s hard not to be inspired by Emily’s creativity and knack for styling, or love Emily for saying she’s more at home sourcing pieces from thrift stores than fancy decor boutiques.

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She's Got It Bright: Radiant Illustrations by Tabitha Bianca Brown

If the punchy, retro color palette of our Fashionable Phenom stylebook caught your eye, the work of Chicago-based artist Tabitha Bianca Brown is bound to brighten your day! A self-described devotee of “vintage, kitsch, and randomness,” Brown creates captivating portraits …

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Summer Reads for Creative Leads

If you’re looking to scratch an artistic itch, these image-rich reads are just what you need to kick off a summer rife with creativity. I’ve put together a miniature, profession-focused guide of page turners, so you can get to stimulating …

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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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Let’s Do the Twist & Tango! Meet Our Latest Designer Crush


Get in the mood to tango with the Put Things Bright Dress, Spanish Trails Hat, Shawl I Want, or Neon Summer Dress.

Who is the Twist & Tango girl? Someone who sounds pretty cool, actually. “Our …

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Best Job Ever: Denise Porcaro, Floral Designer

At New York’s most fashionable events, the question asked of hosts is oftentimes not, “Who did your hair?” but, “Who did your flowers?” And, if you’re asking the folks at Stella McCartney, Marchesa, or Vanity Fair, the answer is likely to be: “Denise Porcaro of Flower Girl, of course.”

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We Still Love ‘Mew!’

olivia mewMew’s completed project, titled “Something From Nothing,” which includes the Just Thinkin’ about Tomorrow DressYoke of the Day Dress, and the Sailing into the Sunset Dress!

You may remember our post a few months back about …

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Best Job Ever: Aya Akazawa, Senior Designer at Chronicle Books

We recognize a fellow bibliophile when we see one, and Aya Akazawa’s adoration of books was apparent from the start. As a Senior Designer at Chronicle Books, Aya spends her days designing and art directing gorgeous titles such as …

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A Statement Necklace Affair

(Shop the above styles, from top to bottom: In Full Bloom Necklace, Psychedelia Necklace Set, Liberian Girl Jewelry Set)

Fall in love with one of the hottest trends of the season… If you can talk the talk …

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