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Style Glossary: For Whom the Cloche Tolls

Greetings fashion fanatics! Its Tuesday, and you know what that means – Style Glossary! This week, Cloche is the word. If you stroll as many street style sites as I do, I’m sure you’ve noticed that hats are back! …

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Style Glossary: Bubble Hem

Greetings ModLovers! With the last hurrah of summer being celebrated with the picnics and moonlight hangouts on Labor Day, I thought it would be appropriate to choose this week’s term with warm memories in mind. Enter the bubble hem! …

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Style Glossary: Bib Necklace

Hello ModLovers! After a two week delay for trade-show travel, Style Glossary posts are back in full effect! I must admit, this week’s term was a little selfish on my part, as it is one of my favorite new trends …

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Style Glossary: Of Shifts and Sheaths

Hello ModLovers! This week, I’m taking a cue from Lisa to discuss the difference between a shift and a sheath-cut dress (thanks for the suggestion!). Both made popular in the late 1950’s, these classic cuts are vintage-inspired perfection. We’ll start …

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Style Glossary: Professor Peplum in the Library…

After a short hiatus to shop around Berlin for fun, fresh styles to grace our site next Spring (details to come!), Style Glossary is back! This week, I’m reading up on peplum. The peplum cut is characterized by an extention …

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Style Glossary: Dressmaker Coats

This week’s Style Glossary post goes out to our ModLovers in the southern hemisphere (and anyone else who is still enjoying crisp, cool nights)! A dressmaker coat is a relatively general term, but my closet is full of whimsical examples …

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Style Glossary: Burn Me Once, Shame On Me…

Hello ModLovers. Are you burnt out on traditional tees? You’re in luck! This week’s Style Glossary post deals with burnout fabric designs! Burnout is traditionally created by weaving a fabric with two different types of yarns, and then destroying all …

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Style Glossary: Think Pretty Thoughts

Hello ModLovers! This week’s Style Glossary post explores the very cute territory of Peter Pan collars. Characterized by small, rounded ends, this flat collar was originally designed for children’s clothing.  A tried and true staple for fans of the …

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Style Glossary: What Did You Call Me?

Holy dolman sleeves, batwing! Get it? Well, you will after this week’s Style Glossary post on dolman sleeves! They’re making a comeback in a big way, and I couldn’t be happier. Dolman sleeves (aka batwing sleeves, a variation of …

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Style Glossary: Chambray Mimosa?

Hello beautiful ModLovers! This week we’ll be discussing chambray – my choice for spring’s essential fabric. Chambray is a lightweight, breathable fabric, made with a white weft thread and a colored warp thread (often blue). It’s usually made of cotton, …

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