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Indie Newsstand: Pure & Papercut

I'm a big fan of independent publications, so when I come across magazines I enjoy, I like to share! Right now, I'm reading Pure and Papercut. Pure is created in Portugal and available online (free, baby!) as a downloadable PDF. Fine, I don't actually read it since my knowledge of Portuguese is limited to Teena Marie songs (RIP Lady Tee), but it's fun to look at the pictures and see what they're up to on...

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How to: Wear socks + heels

Sometimes, styles that were once seen as fashion DEATH become socially acceptable and are canonized as part of the style lexicon. Remember when wearing heels with jeans was a no-no back in, like, 1997? Socks and heels were long seen as anathema to the fashion community, conjuring up images of fetish-y babydoll wear most often seen on "glamour models" in Frederick's of Hollywood catalogs, but the look has gained acceptance...

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Getaway: Tropical Frontier

Around this time every year, I start to question the true purpose of snow--if it's not Christmas, I see no point--and dream about escaping to some far flung exotic destination where warm weather and palm trees are a way of life. Pucci boots, The Outnet; Summer Gypsy feather earrings, xVELVETx on etsy; Carcara by Camila do Rosario; Old San Juan by Emilio Santacoloma; Shakuhachi cape at Pixie Market Right now I'm in the mood for...

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On my radar

Click to enlarge full-size1. Gold leaf (get it?) heels from Sarah Burton's first full collection for Alexander McQueen. Methinks she done good. Style.com2. This Dries van Noten shirt dress looks like something Shelley Long would've worn as the prissy scout leader in Troop Beverly Hills. Right up my alley. Farfetch.com3. With the holidays right around the corner, it is once again time for cherpumple: a cherry pie inside a white cake, on top of an...

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