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 […]

Horseshoe Chairs Never Take a Back Seat to Style

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Is there such a thing as too many chairs? Our favorite styles (add it to the top of the list) certainly include horseshoe chairs. Curvy and comfy, they cradle you in exquisite workmanship and style. Learn about these unique and flexible pieces of furniture and consider adding a few to your home. Horseshoe Chairs First, travel back to the Ming […]

Southern Bohemian: That Just Dills Our Pickle!

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Bless your pea pickin’ hearts! If you’re hoping to get your decor all gussied up, think about incorporating a little Southern Bohemian charm into your home. The colors of the deep South blended with vintage keepsakes will make you as happy as a dead pig in the sunshine. Southern Bohemian, Y’all If you like to collect vintage artwork or wall […]

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 […]

Hawaiian Shirts: Not Just For Dads

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With summer finally arriving, it’s time to change up that wardrobe! With their floral patterns and bright designs, nothing says “summer” better than Hawaiian shirts. These can be also almost universally applied, a refreshing change from the usual strategic planning of what to wear in the mornings. Throw on one of these to effortlessly radiate summer vibes all day. It’s […]

Jello Salads: A Slice of American History

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The early to mid-1900s was simple and full of vintage charm. Jello salads were the star of any dinner party. Jello molds instantly draw visions of the perfect nuclear family and their lives. Desserts were extravagant looking and very creative. Gelatin was highly practical and alluring for the times but often had some peculiar flavor profiles. Humble Beginnings America found its […]

Kitchen Shelving Works Harder Than You Do

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Is it Spring cleaning time yet?  This month, tackle the most-used space in your home and get organized with proper kitchen shelving.  Whether your home style is modern or rustic, there are a few standard ways to implement shelves and use them.  Take a look at these ideas and schedule a weekend for sifting and sorting. Vintage Kitchen Shelving Get […]

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 […]

Breuer Style Chairs: A Blast From The Past

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It can be hard to pick out furniture, but it doesn’t have to be. Style and decor change all the time, but these Breuer style chairs won’t let you down. They were a pillar of modernism in the ’70s and still pull it off today. This is thanks to its timeless aesthetic and comfort that they provide. Lightweight and durable, […]

Barrel Jeans Are Kicking Skinnies Out The Door For Good

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Move over, skinny ladies, there’s a new jean in town! We’re loving the roomy shape of barrel jeans because they are both comfortable and flattering. Extra room in the hips and thighs should always be welcome guests in your wardrobe. Take a look at the most flattering styles and donate your skin-tight beauties to a good cause. Vintage Barrel Jeans […]

Candlesticks: Countryside Comfort + More

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Sometimes a room can gain so much from something so small. Candlesticks bestow a room with mood and atmosphere. This atmosphere is easily adjusted through placement and use. Additionally, these candles give a dull room undeniable personality with their versatility. Mellow Charm These candles let a room adopt a charming vibe. Candlesticks add a charming simplicity into your home. Their […]

Snap Hair Clips: Nostalgia Never Looked So Good

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Looking for something practical yet stylish? Snap hair clips have come back into their prime. They come in fun colors and even offer elegant designs to perfectly match any occasion. These pins can add a pop of color to any outfit. In addition, they keep your hair under control with distinct charm. Simple & Eye Catching An alternative to hair […]