I was able to revisit some of my favorite spots from my first trip to PHL with my sister about 4 years ago?? (That seems like a long time, but it's probably accurate.) I also got to visit some parts of town that were new to me (which was easy, because Sis and I didn't venture too far on...

So chic. They also showed how not to do it, proportion-wise. I don't really love this mix of prints (scarf and skirt), but what bothers me more is the fitted tunic over the long skirt. The hem of the tunic just sort of cuts her body in half, doing nothing for the visual flow and

I just don't have the budget for regular priced retail, and I prefer the thrill of the hunt at secondhand shops. But I know that some of you might be dedicated department shoppers, or sales-seekers, so I took a jog through the women's section to see what's up. I couldn't have put it...

The most memorable aspect of the group was frontwoman Lady Miss Kier: singer, songwriter, go-go dancer, costumer, fashion designer, club kid messiah... She single-handedly presaged (IMHO) the current rage for vintage and retro fashion, sporting platforms, flipped hair, Pucci-esque prints,...

I'm not sure if my friends would want their photos shared on the 'tubes, so I'll just share what I wore, and they will remain anonymous... : necklace – vintage costume jewelry : lace fichu (scarf) – vintage : lilac and cream striped prom dress – vintage Jessica McClintock Gunne Sax :...

Just loved this girl with her modern-South Asian style topped by a totally unexpected cowboy hat! She makes a repeat appearance here with a friend. I love how the leggings are extra-long and create nice gathers at the ankle. This photo doesn't quite capture the unmitigated...

Main Street, Danbury, 20 May 2011. '70s interior shot, via The Etsy Blog and the unstoppable Alison, aka TeenAngster. It's like we have the same brain. Urban Outfitters, via Color Collective – a fantastic blog for color and design inspiration.

Look for my interview with the guest curator, this week at The Mercurial.

Welcome to the verandah Chez Analogue.Office work today. Not the best composition of cropped layers and multiple-denim, but laundry is not getting done... : Avon cameo necklace/brooch – thrifted : short sleeved jacket in pinstriped denim – thrifted : cream blouse with cut out lace...

What caught my eye were her shimmering accessories, her chic hat, and her combat boots! I recall that Bill Cunningham noted some references relating high fashion to the improvisational style of homeless people, in the documentary about him released last year. Here are some other...

 

Related shopping