Archive | 02/08/2010

Style Glossary: I Get a 'Kick Pleat' Out of You

[Image Above: Miss Darling Dress]

Did you know that, circa 1910, women went wild for a skirt so narrow at the hem that they could barely walk in it? This garment, Paul Poiret’s aptly termed “hobble skirt,” …

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Super Bowl Snowbank Chili

After 20 inches of snow and 50 hours inside this weekend, I was ready to escape the increasingly annoying indoors for a friend’s Super Bowl extravaganza and a fine feast of Super Bowl Snowbank Chili last night! Unfortunately, the roads …

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Unhappy Hipsters

Ah, modern design. It’s clean, colorful, light, airy, and uh, have you noticed? Empty. Unhappy Hipsters makes light of the people who occupy these über sleek, über chic landscapes, taking beautiful photos from popular design mags and giving them humorous …

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Can't Change Your Spots

[Image Above: alltheprettybirds.blogspot.com]

Forget clashing patterns, a bright neon palette, or acid washed denim – I’m going to go on the record and say that pulling off leopard print could be the most challenging endeavor facing today’s trendsetters.

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