Archive for ‘fashion’

April 11, 2011

Vintage Delights

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March 14, 2011

Derek Gores

Derek Gores . com

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March 6, 2011

Etsy – Voodoo Child

March 5, 2011

Animalipstick

Somnio Viridis via Cakehead Loves Evil

March 4, 2011

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Diane Lane

– LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE FABULOUS STAINS

Most people have never heard of it, and that is unfortunate!  It received poor reviews at a screening (it was ahead of it’s time) and was sort of forgotten about.  If you were ever wondering what happened between first wave punk and Riot Grrl, this was it.  It’s a 1982 film starring Diane Lane, Laura Dern, 2 sex pistols, an original Clash member, and directed by music producer Lou Adler.  This movie makes me feel alive and super feisty.

I know it’s all about selling individuality, and the irony in everyone following suit – but I can’t help it – it makes me want me to dye my hair and strut around town in my drawers.  Dream I might, but in reality I wouldn’t have the guts to let it all hang out, so here’s an updated and more realistic interpretation.

Speaking of Diane Lane, FUN FACT!  She turned down both Risky Business and Splash to film Streets Of Fire.  (Never heard of it?  Yeah, me either.)  She was however also in The Outsiders, and more importantly Rumblefish,  If you haven’t seen either of these you MUST.

Just look at this cast listing:

Both Rumblefish and The Fabulous Stains are streaming on Netflix right now, btw, so no excuses!


March 2, 2011

DIY Round-up

How to make a repeating pattern, designsponge.

Curtains on the cheap, Apartment Therapy.

Tassel Earrings, InStyle.

Headdress, You Me and a Skeleton Key.

Urban Outfitters duvet knock off, Kiki Creates.

Envelopes become Tote Bags, Orphaned.

$2 shoes, Aunt Peaches.

Hex-Nut Bracelet, Honestly WTF.

Driftwood hook, Semi Jewels.

Fbaric Prints with Tape, How About Orange.

 

March 1, 2011

DIY Antique Book Clutch

I’ve been lusting after these book clutches for some time now, and today at the flea market I picked out the perfect book to transform into my new purse.  I wanted something a little smaller, just to fit the essentials.  The Olympia Le-Tan clutches are beautifully embroidered, but at $1,330.00 I just don’t think I can afford it right now… or ever.

I’m not a huge fan of the Kate Spade version, and at $300 – still too steep for me.  I made my clutch in an afternoon, out of materials I had lying around the house.

Total cost: approx. $7.00.

How to:  Antique Book Clutch (under the cut)

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February 26, 2011

Rainstorm on Etsy

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February 26, 2011

How to DIY Jackpot – Park & Cube

Park and Cube might just be my new favorite blog.  I have a short list of things to whip up before spring hits, and these amazing tutorials are very high on it.

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February 23, 2011

Tejal Patni 2011 Calendar

Via NOTCOT.org