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Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: To Hell With Housework

Show your true colors in this vintage apron printed with the not-so-subtle message, “To Hell With Housework.” Because even if you like cooking and cleaning (tell me your secret!), there’s no harm in doing your chores with a little rebellious flair. [$12.50, lulouandada] Keep reading »

Are You Guilty Of Housesnarking?

I’ll admit: I ended a friendship based on their comments about a chair cushion.

It was my housewarming party: 15 people swirling through my new apartment among perfectly-fluffed throw pillows and newly painted lavender walls. I’d pulled things together in two weeks, just before my birthday so that I could celebrate the new place and my new age together.

My friend walked in, gave me a hug and as she looked over my shoulder towards the apartment she whispered: “It’s cute! But so small.” She grabbed some wine and plopped onto one of my newly upholstered seats. “Can you believe Amy reupholstered those herself?” asked my lovely friend Katie. “Um, yes,” said the friend. “They’re pretty light on padding. I’m guessing it was a rush job.” Read more… Keep reading »

A Few Of My Favorite Things: Deana From Green With Glamour

Deana is the super cool lady behind Living Green with Glamour. “It’s essentially a lifestyle blog devoted to all things sublime and ‘sustainable’ — whether that’s an organic lip balm, a vintage YSL handbag, a recipe for Vegan Bahn Mi or the best new pieces in eco-fashion and home décor,” explains Deana. “I have a handful of writers who contribute, including Justin Bieber’s hairstylist (go figure), an arty, bohemian husband and wife foodie team, a TV producer with a proclivity for vintage clothing and a Southern belle obsessed with DIY… but I do write most of the posts and edit everything else. The crux of my life’s manifesto is that absolutely no sacrifice in style needs to be made to have an environmentally, humanely and animal-friendly lifestyle.” Check out Deana’s favorite things after the jump! Keep reading »

Style Stealer: Katie Holmes Gets A Pop-Of-Orange

I have been seriously lusting after this outfit ever since I first glimpsed it on Katie Holmes a few weeks. And I was super psyched to find out that her rusty orange skirt is going to be available at Ann Taylor in the not so distant future except … I want it nowwwww! (That’s my Veruca Salt impression, how did I do?) Luckily, I am a productive whiner, so I channeled my energy into finding similar pieces that make up her look. Check ‘em out, after the jump! Keep reading »

Herr Karl, Before He Was King

Back before Karl Lagerfeld was all leather and cigarettes and Diet Coke, he was a demure designer in a single-breasted coat. Seen here (far left) with a few models and fellow designer Yves St. Laurent, one could hardly imagine what would come. Keep reading »

Fashion Flashback: This Dog Has Excellent Taste In Shoes

This photo from a 1944 issue of McCall’s magazine has me torn: do I yearn more for the vintage patent leather pumps and ornate t-straps, or the adorable terrier who seems to share my taste in shoes? Keep reading »

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