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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 »

Have Your Soup And Wear It, Too

Andy Warhol helped make the Campbell’s Soup can an iconic image. The Campbell’s folks caught on to the idea and created this nifty little sack, perfect for carrying all your essentials, or, you know, a few cans of Clam Chowder. [TripleOrgasmo] Keep reading »

Do Not Want: Converse Hightop Sandal

C’mon, Converse, you could not possibly be serious with this shoe. This sandal is a travesty. As an environmentalist, I am appalled. No one is going to buy this shoe and then every single pair you’ve produced is going to end up in a landfill somewhere. The phrase is “Earth first,” Converse, not “Hideous sandal/hightop hybrid first, Earth second.” Shame on you. [$40, Converse] Keep reading »

A Stitch In Time

Feeling crafty but intimidated by Superglue (eek) or knitting needles (oh my)? Fret not, friends! Crafting 101 is as simple as picking up a needle and thread and embroidering a hella cool design on a throw pillow or T-shirt. Sublime Stiching: Embroidered Effects by Jenny Hart has instructions and diagrams for 35 stiches, including a temporary tattoo for a shirt sleeve or wine bottles on your apron! There’s even dozens of reusable iron-on transfers to funkify your threads. Make your home-ec teacher proud and hop on the embroidery train. (You can always learn to knit later!)

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