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Wednesday, April 8, 2009 Right Now: Metal Attraction

Bold, bright and shiny describes the general spring theme. Whether it’s gold Prada ensembles, metallic Louis Vuitton dresses, or infamous sequined Balmain — garish is in.

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Prada SS09

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Louis Vuitton SS09

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Jennifer Connelly (right) in head-to-toe Balmain SS09

It’s time to pay less attention to “simple and classic” and embrace these slightly darker times with open, sequined and studded arms. Hey, just because there’s no shiny change in the bank, doesn’t mean there can’t be gold in your wardrobe. Here are some vintage runway alternatives that won’t leave you broke.

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Mod Jewel Dress

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Valentina Sequin Dress

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Snake Buckle Dress

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Victoria Sequin Dress

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Oleg Cassini Paillette Dress

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Jenna Sequin Bandage Dress

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Hibiscus Sequined Silk Top

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Sequined Fringe Caridgan

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Brocade Sash Bustier (front)

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Brocade Sash Bustier (back)

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Butterfly Sequin Blouse

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Floral Sequin Tunic

xxo,
Fiona

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009 Right Now: Tie Me Up, Chain Me Down.

It’s hard to ignore that chained accessories are everywhere. Whether you’re attempting an Alexander Wang chained shorts diy, trying to understand Erin Wasson’s body chains, or drooling over the multitude of designer chained handbags, it’s clear that chains are here to stay.

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Alexander Wang SS09

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Erin Wasson’s LowLuv line

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chained SS09 handbags

While chains can be somewhat formidable and often evoke images of tattered denim, black leather and metalhead hair, it doesn’t necessarily need to be. We just got in some stunning Jeffrey Campbell shoes with chained detailing that are completely feminine and sexy and sure to make a statement.

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Jeffrey Campbell Metal Chain Platform

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xo,
Fiona

Style > Right Now > Tie Me Up, Chain Me Down.
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Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Right Now: Baby Come Back!

It’s obvious that we’re in love with vintage of all kinds,  but we are particularly excited about the resurgence of all things 80′s on the catwalk: acid wash jeans, studs, strong shoulders, various forms of jumpsuits and rompers, neon colors and, of course, statement jewelry. The fashion world seems to be welcoming all things bold and gold, large and eccentric and we’re stoked to be offering some vintage finds I think you’ll love:

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Vintage Cross Shoulder Dusters

These gold cross earrings are reminiscent of the Givenchy necklace that caused quite a stir on the runway and a slew of diy’s in the blogosphere. The Olsen twins have also created cross + chain earrings for their Elizabeth and James line.

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Givenchy SS09

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Elizabeth and James

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Vintage Fringe Ear Cuff

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Vintage Leaf Ear Cuff

Ear cuffs are a quintessential 80′s accessory, right up there with slap bracelets and plastic cuffs. I remember Rumi from Fashion Toast lusting after them a few months ago and I’ve been seeing them around with greater prevalence. Whether it’s delicate like Jordin Sparks’ at the 2008 MTV Music Awards or bold, like Rachel Comey’s Spring 2009 show, they don’t fail to make a statement.

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Jordin Sparks

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Rachel Comey SS09

Fruit jewelry is always a cute and fun accessory and this one doubles as a necklace AND comb. Need I say more?

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Vintage Apple Comb Necklace

xo, Fiona

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