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26 Mar

Fashion : Think Of It As Your Favorite Kiddie Ride

There are certain mornings, Mondays more often than not, when I feel like I'm spinning my wheels and it's imposible to figure out what the heck to wear. Is going round in circles ever fun? It is when you're young. This is what I tell myself on those days when I survey three overflowing closets and a wall of shoes and feel as overwhelmed and uninspired as the times when I've held the encyclopedia-like menu of The Cheesecake Factory: too many options! On those days, I have a one-two fail-proof fashion hack: Search vintage fashion pictures on Pinterest. I love the 50s and 70s. Find a look and then try to reimagine it with pieces I own. Rely on your go-to uniform. Mine looks like a Jane Birkin/Sade mash-up:...
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26 Mar

Ever Get The Blues?

When Johnny Cash first suggested to Carl Perkins that he should write a song about a certain airman's blue suede shoes, Carl's reply was, "I don't know anything about shoes. How can I write a song about shoes?" Well you could have fooled me Mr. Perkins. You penned the ultimate shoe anthem, quite frankly I can't think of a single refrain that better captures that feeling of protective ownership shared the world over by every shoe-hoarding fashionista. Elvis got it. The King knew all about the wordless communication of one's sartorial choices. I'll pause for a minute here so you could conjure up the image of a certain high neck, white, bejeweled, jumpsuit with matching cape hugging the bigger than life...
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