The Glamour_ologistand I decided that a day of "culture" was necessary and that the "Secrets of the Saucy Seaside postcard" at Great Yarmouth's Time & Tide Museum fit the bill perfectly. It's a museum, therefore it is definitely culture, not just an excuse to giggle at postcards. To get to...

________________________________________________________ When La Retrochick decided that enough was enough and that a holiday was necessary, who could blame her? All her vintage blogging antics would exhaust any a less hardy soul. So what was a fellow Vintage Gal to do but offer her...

i was anxious to see what's waiting inside for me, So LET'S GO: first thing i see is a deep purple nail-polish from W.I.C by herome, then my eyes saw a little bracelet from HYKI, further there was a supertrash magazine and beauty-set: shampoo and GOLD gel from L'OREAL professional....very...

As soon as OPI's Black Shatter was available I raced to pick up a bottle (the racing was necessary because Shatter quickly became impossible to find until places started restocking.) I also picked up Silver Shatter as soon as it became available. I enjoyed them both (especially the Black...

Joshua Kissi: After our last post on floral prints, we knew it was necessary to pay attention to other print variations. Like most trends, the tribal trend is cyclical, appearing every few years on runways and then the retail front. These prints often feature bodacious colors and geometrical...

This week in class the question came up on whether or not a portfolio was necessary when applying for a visual merchandising job. This also seems to be the question I get asked a lot by readers. Instead of trying to answer everyone back individually, I decided to post my answer to a recent...

Watching Friday's royal weddingpalooza was akin to hunkering down for the Oscars: The hype machine revved up months in advance, day-of media coverage started way earlier than was necessary (and contained a lot of awkward, repetitive filler), the real heavy-hitters didn't show up until close to...

and I was obviously smitten. My favorite pieces, like the gold nails necklace and thorns bracelets, were the ones that looked less like jewelry and more like randomly found bits of ugly nature themselves. Some fancy cubic shape happenings helped to modernize the rest of the collection but I...

and follow me! I had such a fun time choosing my favorites that I went well beyond what was necessary for set up. I tried to pick a great mix of high and low end items as well as extravagantly fun pieces mixed with every day basics {& oddly enough, quite a few little black dresses}! In fact,...

Allegra admits in the interview that she was first shy about working for Versace, because she didn't know much about the business : "I have asked my mother — I was reluctant at first, because I know little of finance — but then I realized that it was necessary for me to understand,...

 

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