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6 Times I’ve Cried In The Dressing Room And Why

I'm not big on crying in public, I swear, but dressing rooms are a different story. Maybe it's the sting of the harsh lighting. Maybe being surrounded by mirrors makes me feel raw and introspective. Maybe I take the phrase "retail therapy" a little too seriously. Whatever the reason, I have something of a history…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 7, 2011

An Imagined Conversation With This Furry Model

Me: Excuse me, I was-- Model: Ssshh! Don't wake him! Me: OK, I can whisper. Wait ... who are you talking about? Model: The spider monkey wrapped around my waist.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 7, 2011

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: ’85 Pride

Whether you were born in '85, graduated in '85, or just have a penchant for the numbers 8 and 5, this cheery vintage mug is an excellent choice for coffee sippin' and reminiscin'. [$3, Etsy]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 3, 2011

50 Reasons You Are Beautiful

When legendary sex symbol Bo Derek appeared on Oprah a few months ago, Oprah kept pressing her to tell the world something profound about being a beautiful woman, and Bo kept brushing off the questions, saying, "It's just about the way the bones line up." That felt pretty profound to me. In our culture, the…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 3, 2011

Ask The Man Panel: Fishy Fashion

Betsey Johnson is known for her crazy prints, and this "fish jacquard tunic dress" is certainly no exception. My first thought? Betsey might want to consult this flowchart to better understand the definition of a "dress." Second thought? I'd love to know what the Man Panel thinks about this thing...

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 2, 2011

Unexpected Style Inspiration: Wendy Peffercorn From “The Sandlot”

In the history of film, there have been some sexy female characters -- Catwoman, Cleopatra, Annie Hall, Princess Leia, Catherine Tramell, just to name a few -- but really, none can compare to Wendy Peffercorn from "The Sandlot." Played by Marley Shelton, Wendy is a lifeguard at the community pool and the obsession of the…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 31, 2011

Do Not Want: Stoner Style

The baja hoodie has long been a wardrobe staple for stoners, surfers and philosophy majors. I was lucky enough to meet a combination surfer/stoner/philosophy major in a creative writing workshop my freshman year of college. He was lauded around campus for his flowing beard, his free verse poetry about going to the zoo and not…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 30, 2011

Photobooth Flashback

Before the advent of the internet or street style blogs, photographer Frank Oscar Larson was taking candid pictures of life in New York City. I love how this shot from 1954 perfectly captures the fashion of the day, but also the moment of primping and excitement that always precedes stepping into a photobooth -- whether…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 29, 2011

An Imaginary Conversation With This Origami Model

Model: I need you to be honest with me. Me: Always! Model: What do you think of this outfit?

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 29, 2011

The Sad Truth: Pretty Girls Get Free Stuff

Carolyn Owlett pulled her hair back into a ponytail, threw on a frumpy skirt, and walked around London asking if she could have everything for free, from a bus ride to a piece of cake. Most people looked at her like she was crazy. Then she curled her hair into shiny ringlets, put…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 26, 2011

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: This Necklace Is Making Me Thirsty!

What kind of people might want to wear this gold-plated pretzel necklace, you ask? Here are a few that spring to mind immediately: salty snack enthusiasts, employees of Auntie Anne's, swing dancers, Seinfeld fans ("This necklace is making me thirsty!"), and people who go to baseball games just for the food. The only demographic I…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 26, 2011

Never Lose Another Pen

I live in constant fear that one day I will open a kitchen drawer or a hall closet and every pencil, pen, and bobby pin I've ever lost will come tumbling out and I will die, because you guys, I lose a staggering number of writing utensils and bobby pins every day. For example, yesterday…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 23, 2011

Ask The Man Panel: “Hoth Fashion At Its Finest”

Free People is selling these post-apocalyptic-style platforms for $198. A little steep, sure, but I'm kind of taken with them -- I love crazy footwear and would totally wear these with black tights and a summer dress. Wondering what guys think about strange shoes? Read on for reactions from our awesome Man Panel...

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 20, 2011

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Never Lose Another Pen

I live in constant fear that one day I will open a kitchen drawer or a hall closet and every pencil, pen, and bobby pin I've ever lost will come tumbling out and I will die, because you guys, I lose a staggering number of writing utensils and bobby pins every day. For example, yesterday…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 20, 2011

An Imagined Conversation With This Sulky Model

Me: Hey now, what's the matter? Model: Nothing. It's nothing. Me: Oh come on, you can tell me.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 18, 2011

A Procrastinator’s Pillow

Take a break from taking a break from all your important projects with this comfy pillow. Those deadlines can wait. There are naps to be taken! [$32, Yellow Bug Boutique]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 18, 2011

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