Advanced Style

Carol Markel and Richard Cramer "Advanced Style"(http://advancedstyle.blogspot.com)   Whatever you do, don't let anyone tell you that you can't age gracefully and with style.  Sure, some will say th...

In the Beginning, There Was Biba

Biba catalog via barbarahulanicki.com Before Forever 21, Urban Outfitters or Charlotte Russe ever served up hot, on-trend clothes at affordable prices, a young Londoner named Barbara Hulanicki, along with her...
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Postcards revived

  Four friends developed Postcardly after finding a challenge in connecting today’s fast, digital-friendly world with the older, more tangible, snail-mail generation.  Like many of us, Paul Hughes, ...

Fashion Fridays – Flea Market Finds

Who doesn't love a good deal? We all do! But at what point does the time, effort and patience to find a gem among ordinary stones become just too much? Recently, I tested my deal patience by scouring Los Ang...
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Read Alert: Paper Fair

Special events. Fancy paper. Old books. These are things that I can seldom resist, and--quirky as I am--I can't imagine that I'm the only one. And so, I'm graciously letting you know (though I may now have...
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Makeup Breakdown: Magnificent Obsession

For this week's Makeup Breakdown I am going to be talking you all through the 1960's inspired makeup look from the July VOGUE fashion feature by Peter Lindbergh.  Ewan McGregor & Natalia Vodianova completel...