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Page Turners: Dress for Prom like a Pro

Image via Flickr user Millie Motts.

Back in the days of yore, when I was a prom-bound, high school senior in need of a dress, I scoured the labyrinth of the internet, hoping to find a dress that was …

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Page Turners: A Charming Summer Editorial

All images via Flickr user Millie Motts.

Ah, April – the month when the suns finally rolls out of bed, and one can practically taste the summer on their lips. Soon, we’ll all be gallivanting around in short sleeves …

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Page Turners: What a Long, Stylish Trip It's Been

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If I’ve figured this out right, my dad and sister probably just left the Grand Canyon. They were on a weeklong road trip around the Southwest, a part of the country in which I’ve spent little time. …

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Page Turners: Found in Translation

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Maybe it’s because Paris Fashion Week remains fresh in my mind, or perhaps I’ve been watching too many Godard films, but for whatever reason, I can’t stop thinking about quintessential Parisian style. On days when …

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Page Turners: "Isn't It Romantic?"

Image via The Fashion Spot.

With her untamed, fiery hair and wine-colored lips, model Shalom Harlow exemplifies bohomian beauty in this 1993 Vogue editorial, shot by Ellen Von Unwerth and styled by Grace Coddington. Of course, the oodles of …

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’50s Days of Summer

Some say summer is loveliest on the West Coast, while others maintain that this season is best enjoyed in the East, or the South, or Midwest. We’d argue that summer is the most breathtaking when …

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“Yarning” for Vintage

The DIY spirit is hardly a new trend. During the WWII era, when machine knitting was available, people were still enthusiastic about making sweaters, socks, even fascinators, by hand. I found this tattered but charming magazine, Gay Teen Ideas for

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This American Life

John Updike probably didn’t read that many fashion magazines. I can’t really picture him as a Glamour sort of guy, you know? But I think he would have liked – even loved? – this editorial from the March …

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My Heart Skips a Beat

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For some of us, the rite of passage known as high school was, or will be, a strange variation of Freaks and Geeks, complete with awkward gym locker room interactions and hilarious school assemblies. Without question, everyone’s …

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One Cubic Foot

Secret: I don’t think fashion magazines are all that.

That isn’t to say I don’t love them – I do, dearly. But in a magazine cage match, those glamorous glossies have nothing on a National Geographic. This month was …

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