Monthly Archives: June 2010

Stylish Sophia Loren

Fashion Details-

Navy blue dress- Burberry

Sleeveless check dress- Christopher Kane

Ballerina flats- L.K. Bennett

Watch- Timex

Merino wool cardigan- J.Crew

Skirt- Marni

(Photos of Sophia Loren- Life Archive. Collage- Martha B.)

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From The Lips Of Sophia Loren

Quirky & Fun Bridal Looks…

…from none other than J.Crew.

A gold dress gets a casual leather belt and preppy loafers.

Forget the heels!  Wear your strapless dress with white brogues.

Replace the cardigan with a fur vest.

Grab Bag- Journals

Moleskin journals with sewn on vintage photograph covers. No two alike. $14.00 each.

Inspirational Blog- ‘Amateur Couture’

Art and fashion have always had a close relationship. Each often pulling ideas from the other. What a delightful surprise to find the blog ‘Amateur Courture‘ whose author puts a wide range of art work alongside designer clothing with some amazing results. I was inspired by what I saw there, so I tried my own combination with artist Elizabeth Bauman and designer Marc Jacobs-

Army Days

art: Elizabeth Bauman * fashion: Marc Jacobs

Vocabulary #46: Preppy 101

preppy 101- a person who favors or is viewed as favoring clothing style or behavior associated with traditional preparatory school.

Pre-fall fashion- Tommy Hilfiger khakis, A.P.C. crewneck sweater, Church loafers, Ralph Lauren button down shirt and eye glasses.

(Photo by Matthias Vriens-McGrath for Elle Magazine via Fashion Gone Rogue)

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Vocabulary series

Budget Bride #13

A series of posts showcasing bridal dresses under $700.

Budget Bride #13. Victorian inspired white dress with lace detail.

Available at Calypso- $195.

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Budget Bride #12

The Bride Wore…Flip Flops?

Grab Bag- Camera Necklace

Chain link necklace with camera charm.

Available at Urban Outfitters- Was $28, Now $1.99!