The wonderful sunshine-and-rainbows almost-spring weather of the past few days means one thing--okay, two things: 1. I need to get back on the workout train and get rid of at least one of my chins. 2. It's time for a new spring wardrobe! These are my current obsessions: Queen's Wardrobe Lovely Burbery [sic] 2 trench I was actually drooling over what must have been the original Lovely Burbery trench, but apparently it sold out while I was wiping my mouth.
A few (more) gray hairs later, I finally got 'er done. Check out the newest issue! [issuu layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Fcolor%2Flayout.xml backgroundcolor=FFFFFF showflipbtn=true documentid=100303235633-d3854a40452b4b2489f4660610d7b635 docname=stylesamplemag_6 username=StyleSampleMagazine loadinginfotext=Style%20Sample%20Magazine%20Issue%20%236 width=420 height=274 unit=px]
The socio-economic implications associated with style of dress makes fashion a topic worth talking about in my opinion, but this post about Why Fashion is Worth Blogging About does a great job of breaking it down for those who don't quite get it. Be sure to check out some of the comments, too. "You should be passionate about what you do for a living, and don't let any fool tell you otherwise." Advertising copywriter Derek Walker's
There's a certain amount of intimacy associated with certain types of new media. For me, it's sort of like dating--you know, you start out slow by meeting and getting to know someone (Twitter), then get to know one another the relationship progresses (blogs, Facebook). In my book, anyone who has my email address is practically a lover. Here's how it breaks down: Twitter As long as you're not a spammer and I like what you have to
Based on this post about changing style direction from leather and studs to softer and more feminine, I decided to pull a few items from the back of the closet to see if I could reappropriate all the gray and black into something a bit more douce. Dress, Victoria's Secret; sweater, H&M; tights, Forever21; socks, American Apparel; belt, vintage; earrings, The Little Mahatma I see lots of grays and taupes in my future
For reasons I probably don't (or maybe I do) need to explain, I've developed an obsession with independently published magazines, especially the artsy-fartsy/fashion-y ones run by a small group of passionate people. I understand the commitment, the dedication, the long hours, and the attention that goes into even the tiniest detail. I've experienced the frustration when contributors don't follow through, the elation when the final product is finished, the nervous jitters that invade your stomach (can