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.

HIGHLY recommended if you are interested in fashion, photography, NY life, or just stories of interesting people. The Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury has an exhibit through September illustrating themes in interior decor and objects of daily life, including costumes and textiles. The...

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...

fabulous ladies will be contributing their mad writing and style skills to the hallowed pages of Analogue Chic in the coming days. Please welcome them, and let us all know what you think of their work! Lydia is a wonderful stranger who responded to my distress call for guest writers here at...

 

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