Crazy Cat Lady Shops Etsy

Among my friends, it is a well known fact that one day I am going to grow up and become the crazy cat lady.  I may only have one cat right now, but that is because no one will let me buy another.  Everyone knows where a second kitty will lead.  While I usually content […]

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Cinderella Shoes

Who doesn’t fantasize over a pair of glass slippers?  Disney’s 1950 animation set the standard high for the dream shoe.  Since then, designers and costumers have re-imagined the Cinderella shoe from bejeweled platforms to jelly flats.  With the release of Disney’s “Cinderella Diamond Edition”, everyone from Christian Louboutin to DSW is getting in on the action.  Below […]

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Audition

This week I had the opportunity to audition for an AMC pilot.  After my agent called I realized that I had not updated my headshots.  Refusing to give in to panic, I grabbed my photographer mom and headed outdoors. Hoodie:  Juicy Couture T-shirt:  J. Crew Jeans:  Joe’s Shoes:  Nike Ideally, an actor goes to a […]

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Building a Capsule Wardrobe

Recently, I wrote about seven key basics that make planning outfits a cinch.  A capsule wardrobe is a similar idea.  A capsule wardrobe is a collection of clothes and accessories that includes only items considered essential.  The pieces should compliment each other in order to create multiple outfits. Planning a capsule wardrobe is a great way to […]

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My First Vogue

Vogue December 1998 This week’s IFB Project asks bloggers to share their most memorable fashion moment.  For me it was the first time I read Vogue.  I was thirteen years old, and my dad surprised my mom with the December issue.  It was kind of a big deal for two reasons.  First, my family did […]

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The Shoe Project

This week’s IFB Project is The All-Shoes-One-Photo Challenge.  I’ll be honest.  These are not all of my shoes.  A move earlier this year means that I still have random boxes packed away with shoes I do not wear very often and even a few childhood favorites I will never wear again.  However, even with those pairs […]

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Basic Wardrobe Planning

A few years ago, I worked at a popular children’s store that drilled into me the importance of mix and match pieces for building a wardrobe. The basic recipe is as follows: Look #1 = Jacket + Top + Skirt Look #2 = Top + Jeans Look #3 = T-shirt + Leggings Mix and match […]

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Vera Wang: Designer of Champions

Nancy Kerrigan sparkles in Vera Wang For me, 1994 was a magical year.  I discovered figure skating and Vera Wang.  Blame it on Nancy Kerrigan, who was everywhere that year.  She was America’s sweet heart who overcame a vicious attack in order to win silver at the Olympics, and she did it while wearing Vera […]

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Inspired By Troop Beverly Hills

Get inspired by the fashion from the 1980's classic film Troop Beverly Hills.

Her recommendations for a campsite were totally unsuitable. There were no outlets. And there was dirt, and bugs, and… and it rains there. So anyway, we’ve found a place that’s much more us: the Beverly Hills Hotel.   -Troop Beverly Hills Troop Beverly Hills by icedivastar featuring platform heels One of my favorite movies as […]

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Rise of the Blogazine

Something is changing in the blogosphere.  The pictures are glossier.  The text is wittier.  The branding is everywhere.  Today Racked posted an interesting article about the age of the blogazine in which successful blogs are metamorphosing into online magazines.  Several of the sites referenced in the article I happen to visit regularly, but the majority […]

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