Abstract Prints Freshen Up Fall Fashion

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Let your inner artist savant free! This year’s abstract prints are like a breath of fresh air in the fashion world. Designers are trending towards luxurious, one-of-a-kind fabrics that are both creative and cool. Our favorite prints are fresh takes on old styles and are much more fun to wear. Abstract Prints Maxi dresses are wonderfully draped in silk or […]

80s Street Chic For Material Girls

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Strong silhouettes and sharp tailoring mark the latest trends for socialites and dilettantes. If you’re a nightcrawler or a bistro babe, we’ve got the 80s street chic staples that will make you fall back in love with fashion. We go beyond Madonna blonde to a material world filled with Italian cars and French crystal. Stand out from the crowd with […]

Summer Dresses For Globe-Trotting Gals

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Summer is far from being over and now that kids are back in school vacation time for single girls may proceed! Pack one of these easy Summer dresses in your bag and enjoy the warm weather abroad. Fabrics feel like they’re barely there and a pair of sandals is all the accessories you need. Summer Dresses a la Phoebe Cates […]

Panda Marble: Black + White/ Outta-Sight

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Who needs color when you have black and white? Despite being only two tones, panda marble still stands out among the rest. We’ve compiled some designs here that’ll hopefully stick with you next time you’re deciding on how to decorate. Whether you’re more minimalist or more maximalist, there’s something here for everyone. I Love Gooooooold Nothing quite says “refinement” more […]

Vintage Windbreakers: Thrift Shop Treasure

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Spring brings flowers, windy days, and the revival of vintage fashion trends! Vintage windbreakers are back in style to save us from fierce winds and dull outfits. Their eccentric designs let your individuality bloom along with the flowers. Settle into spring with something that serves an effortlessly cool and quirky look. Jeans & Jackets This month we saluted tomboy fashion […]

Tomboy Fashion Makes Thrift Shopping Fun Again

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If you’re still waiting for your tax returns (or are wondering what those are) you can still answer the needs of your inner compulsive shopper. Take a look at our favorite tomboy fashion finds hailing from a vintage store near you. Tops and bottoms hailing from the 80s and 90s in scholastic colors liven up your look for pennies on […]

Ceramic Earrings: Organic + Cheery

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Organic or natural earrings are becoming more and more prevalent within the modern wardrobe. Ceramic earrings offer a variety of aesthetic edges over their more commercialized metallic counterparts. Check out the instant 80s glamour that can come from a humble piece of jewelry. Uniquely Yours Ceramic is a more natural and malleable material. That means a greater range for customizability […]

Celebrity Halloween Costumes For Socialites

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If you’re a true socialite, then you most likely Halloween shop out of your own closet.  Use these celebrity Halloween costumes as inspiration and build off of your favorite fashion trends from the year.  You should only need to purchase an accessory or two to make any costume complete.  Does your Halloween span 3-4 nights? Will you need a different […]

Braids Make You Prettier in the Summer

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Now that life is getting a little hotter (and more humid), it’s time to start considering alternative hair styles.  Put the blow dryer and flat iron away and trade them in for summer braids. We found some favorite versions that range from princess to punk rock. Add a side braid to a messy bun, or let the strands fall loosely down […]

Neon Art Adds a Little Light Bright to Your Crib

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If you’re a lover of the nightlife, consider adding some sex appeal to your boudoire this month.  Mix ultra-modern neon art with vintage furnishings for a nice juxtaposition of art and decor. Here are a few of my favorites for your viewing pleasure. Neon Installations Light and Space artists are interested in pushing the boundaries of perception. San Diego local […]

Orange You Glad I Didn’t Say Banana?

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Designers are taking Fall colors quite literally and shops are changing their fashion leaves. We are loving shades of orange in sweaters, sunglasses, bags, and more! Take a look at some of our favorite finds of the season. Grab a pumpkin latte and add this smashing color to your own repertoire. Gingers never looked so good! Orange is the New […]

Skate Style Taking to the Streets

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One of the most fun things to do when changing up your wardrobe is to check out true street style. Note: we’re not talking about Pinterest “street style”. No bloggers dolling up and posing in front of graffiti here! Legitimize your look from the 80’s or 90’s and take a cue from skate style. It’s good to have a little […]