Blogs to remember

Check out the following blogs below 1. Color-collective.blogspot.com A site where one can draw inspiration for new outfits and fresh color pairings. 2. Stylemepretty.com a fresh site for chic and unique wedding ideas. 3. Fromtherightbank.com a place to find ideas on travel and decorating.

Can You Tell Which Long, Royal Blue Bridesmaid Dress Costs $700 More?

  This Marchesa Notte Strapless Chiffon Gown with Pleated Bodice ($925, at right) costs more than 4 times as much as this ML Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids Strapless A-Line Gown ($218, left) http://www.bridefinds.com/2011/can-you-tell-which-long-royal-blue-bridesmaid-dress-costs-700-more/  

Did you know…Susan B. Anthony, Suffragette and Fashion Icon?

On Her Arm, a Symbol of Freedom By ERIC WILSON Published: May 4, 2011 THOUGH she has rarely been described as a style icon, the suffragist Susan B. Anthony was readily identifiable on her travels by her red shawl and alligator handbag. To her, a bag was not a fashion statement but a symbol of independence at…

How to rock Tassels for Summer…

Ive noticed that in the summer one of the major trends is tassels. First thoughts?  Most likely not the g rated kind. Well get your mind out of the gutter! I am talking about Tassels as accessories. Lots of designers are showing tassels as a adornments. picks from Polyvore.com are scarfs, necklaces, purses, earrings and…

What is a deerstalker…

A deerstalker is a men’s traditional tweed hunting cap. It typically has back and front peaks, and some versions have ear-flaps. The deerstalker became popular with women in the 20th century. The hat however is typically associated with Sherlock Holmes. Source- The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Fashion and Fashion Designers.

A short history of the Cameo

“Cameo (carving), method of carving, or an item (such as jewelry) made with the cameo method. The originator of the term.”(Wikepedia) Often seen in Ancient and Renaissance times. Cameo’s came from Semi-Precious stones such as multiple types of Onyx and Agate. The less expensive versions where made of Shell and glass. Typically worn as jewelry Cameos were most…

Did you know about…the LBD

I thought that this information was really neat. Coco Chanel made the little black dress a instant staple in women’s fashion. Her LBD first appeared  in the 1926 Vogue. Vogue deemed it: ” The Frock that the world will wear.” Sure enough since it’s debut the LBD has been a fashion staple.

Did you know…. about Tokyo

Tokyo according to the New York Times has the LARGEST concentration of Vintage shops topping in with over 400 boutiques.