Archive | November, 2011

Aebleskiver, a Traditional Danish Dessert

When I stopped by an Oregon yard sale during a recent road trip, I was stumped when I came across a strange, cast-iron pan with seven grooves. The lovely lady hosting the sale insisted that I use my dollar to …

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“A Welcome Retreat” Inspired by Coziness, Color

In the few short months before the impending chaos of the holiday season, I find myself longing for cozy, colorful knitwear, quiet solitude, and a good book. Such was the inspiration for A Welcome Retreat, our latest stylebook.

Iconic …

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Seventeen, December 2011

The Play It on the Line Mug in Panda and Rules of Glamour Skirt were featured in the December issue of Seventeen.

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Meet Starr of A Thought is the Blossom

Whether you remember Starr of A Thought is the Blossom from the ‘chain letter dress’ or you’re new to her site, one thing is certain – this blog is where it’s at. Starr will quickly make you feel like a …

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And the Words to Wish By Contest Winner Is…

At only three hours in length, the Words to Wish By edition of Name It and Win It was brief, but that didn’t stop you from delivering a deluge of delightful designations for the piece on display. Picking our favorite …

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Va-Va-Vivacious: Retro Beauty Tips Made Simple

Pin-up-pretty looks don't have to be saved for special occasions. In fact, prep time can be kept to a minimum when you take tips from Pittsburgh-based makeup artist Adrienne Pace and hairstylist Lauren Tomarello, the gals responsible for the classic looks of our current Shop Our Outfits collection, Va-Va-Vivacious, featuring the ModStylists. Read more »

Donora’s Story-Rich Sophomore Album, “Boyfriends, Girlfriends”

Few things can take you to a distant place the way music can, and we have just the album that will sweep you away! If you’re looking for a change of scenery, walk on over to Pittsburgh indie trio Donora’s

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Fave Finds: Amanda’s 1950’s Cocktail Dress

Who: Amanda of Milwaukee, WI

What: A beautiful 1950’s cocktail dress

Where: Tip Top Atomic Shop

How Much: $22

When I Use It: “Basically anytime I go out for some tasty beverages. It’s ridiculously comfortable and full of sass. …

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