Sultry ’60s

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We’ve always been quick to admit that we look directly to the past for style inspiration and it’s especially prevalent in our latest lookbook, You, Me and the Moon, which draws from our favorite sultry style icons of the ’60s. Take this photo of Jane Birkin looking nothing short of dreamy in an elaborately patterned blanket coat and our Pendleton Los Ojos Blanket, for instance. It just goes to show that everything old is new again—and again, and again, and again…

Russian Rebel Elena Sheidlin

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Elena Sheidlin embodies everything that is good about fashion:  she’s fearless, creative, and one of a kind.  The 20-year-old, St. Petersburg-based blogger is usually sporting electric blue hair and covered in tie dye, feline prints, or something cosmic. She’s a fan of looking different, wearing ballsy outfits in a country where “it takes courage to stand out,” to say the least. We caught up with Elena to talk little blue whales, backpacks as safety blankets, and why defiance is the most important accessory.

Meg Myers Heads to Lollapalooza

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Pop and EDM and rap are great, but if your ears are asking for something with a little more mood, direct your attention to Meg Myers. The Los Angeles-based artist is often compared to Fiona Apple and Alanis Morrissette, turning out music that is as dark as it is mesmerizing, with captivating music videos to match. Her video for her newly released “Desire” touches on rebellion, brutal honesty, and some pretty serious levitation. Last week, Meg headed out to Chicago to spread some of her magic at Lollapalooza and she was kind enough to snap some photos for us!

Nasty Gal x WISF

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It’s never good to compare yourself to others. But who said anything about comparing your favorite clothes to your favorite photos? Bianca Luini is the image guru behind Where I See Fashion, a blog that celebrates the similarities between clothing and photography. Bianca has been on our radar for quite some time, but we recently got the Milan-born fashion design student to look through some of our images. And while she was working, we snagged an interview with her, too!

Trench Toast

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Have you noticed how editors talk about personal style as though getting ready was a mathematical equation? We throw terms around like “cost per wear”, and “fashematics” i.e. an A-line skirt + knee-high boots = the Mod look. There’s also the faithful “top five” wardrobe essentials, a list to live and die by. Everyone has a top five, and often everyone ends up having the same top five: a classic white shirt, a well cut pair of jeans, an LBD, brogues, and of course, a trench coat. A trench coat always makes the cut.

Fringe With Benefits

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Wearing fringe is like walking through one of those beaded door curtains that your one weird aunt still has in her vacation home in the desert. Like that beaded curtain, fringe is multifunctional: slightly protective, kinda funky, and above all else, transformative. In just a few words, fringe is wearable entertainment. We’re suggesting you put on a show.   

The Clothing Coven Hits NYC

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In the high school of life, Mallory Llewellyn and Tallulah Willis are the girls everyone else wants to be. They’re the ones who look impossibly cool in their off-kilter outfits. They are also the girls that come off super intimidating, but are actually friends with every kid in every clique, from the weirdos to the goths to the jocks to the cheerleaders: that’s just how they roll. At 20-years old, Mallory and Tallulah aren’t that far removed from high school, but they are still the girls that every other girl wants to be. In March of this year, the best friends with “the same taste but totally different style” launched The Clothing Coven (really cool Instagram found here), an online magazine that they intend to act as, in the words of Mallory, “pretty much a helm for every type of girl. It can be a place for the weirdo who doesn’t fit in, the pretty girl who has no friends because everyone is jealous, or the mom who wants to stay hip on what her kids are into.”

The Clothing Coven isn’t just a fashion blog: the site covers everything from style to music to photography to art to travel, all with a distinctly personal touch, like your two imaginary best friends are cluing you in as to what’s up in the world of cool.

Recently Tallulah and Mallory took a month-long trip to NYC and shared with us their favorite moments: