I went back to Staten Island this week, and a handful of thrift stores and hours of shopping later, I realized I may have found my favorite vintage store in the most underappreciated borough of New York City.
I picked up a few... More →
In high school, I was very fashion forward. I learned early in life never to fear fashion, but to embrace it as a symbol of my character. Here is but a glimpse of my younger high school/college days and the clothes that I rocked. In this first photo, notice how the short-sle More →
What’s that sound? It’s the siren of the fashion police in their black and white DeLorean, speeding through the mists of time to lock these trends up in a prison made of synthetic fabric and the tears of Anna Wintour. More →
Today, I woke up feeling like a sherbet ice cream cone.
Note that I don't say I woke up feeling like eating a sherbet ice cream cone. In fact, I hate sherbet ice cream. Sherbet is all presentation and no payoff, it is one of the... More →
I enjoy shooting in a studio setting and styling clothes, but this week I thought I'd show how I wear vintage in an "everyday" sense. I shot all the outfits I wore last week and then did a bit of research so I could date... More →
Some time around 2004, dogs began to get really tiny. At the same time, women's bags and purses began to get outlandishly huge.
Even if you don't have a tiny dog, through the insidious machinations of the fashion industry, you've probably still ended up with a... More →
Way back at the beginning of the summer, after watching one too many old movies involving high-seas romance on luxury cruise ships, I impulse-bought a pair of high-waisted, super-small, 1940s-style sailor shorts with two cute rows of nautical brass buttons on the front. They were... More →
Lasting.silhouette wants to be a model—and with that awesome smile, she's off to a great start!.—Sparkitors
Ever since I was little, I've pored over fashion magazines, totally in awe of the models. No matter the... More →
The weather is still calling for cutoffs and crop tops, but my thoughts have turned to fall. This week, I went thrifting for pieces I can mix and match into my outfits towards the end of summer and the beginning of fall. If you live... More →
Finally, grayflowergives us an occasion to wear our hot fudge-squirting boots! —Sparkitors
When you go to a Black Eyed Peas or Neon Trees concert, you notice that each group member has a certain style of clothing. For instance, whenever I rock... More →