Boardwalk Empire: A 1930s Fashion Guide

4 Oct Nucky Thompson on the sandy shores of Atlantic City in 1931 during the Final Season of Boardwalk Empire.

When that twang of blues chords slides into the rocking bass beats, my heart races every single time. The saturated spindling clouds, the steely, relentless rolling waves and the crunch of salt-saturated sand …boardwalk-empire-no-one-goes-quietly-bullets-poster-11-x-17_500

It’s everything I ever felt growing up on the shores of the East Coast and it’s set against everything my old soul wishes it had been apart of as Nucky Thompson lumbers back to the boardwalk of Atlantic City. It’s year 1931, a turning point in history, and the series finale of Boardwalk Empire.

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How to Wear Vintage Styles for Business Success

7 Oct Robin Wallace Thrifty Vintage Chic Style Vintage Fashion

To some, vintage conjures “stodgy” and yet this vintage 1960s dress is quite the opposite of dull or uninspired.  Continue reading

Before & After: A DIY Footstool Makeover

25 Aug Chair & stool Cover

A perfect afternoon DIY-project is giving a makeover to a vintage footstool. My $5 footstool was a thrift-store find that went from shabby-kitsch to Provincial chic. Here’s how I did it. Continue reading

Fall Looks Bold & Rich

23 Sep

Rich colors, textures and patterns can bring immense depth to a look while simply taking a regular skirt and shirt combination to the next level of style. But for me, the greater combination of variety just makes me ecstatic! Continue reading

What Not to Wear to Prom

16 Apr prv

Arguably prom is the most look forward to event of high school.  The countless hours of shopping to find the perfect dress and accessories is all about looking your very best. Because it’s a night of hallmark memories, here’s 4 tips on what not to wear to prom. Continue reading

The New York Easter Bonnet Parade: Celebrating a Colorful History

25 Mar Header

On Easter in NYC, the term “Sunday’s best” takes on a new meaning. At the Easter Bonnet parade, conservative formalwear is traded in for loud, statement-making headwear that celebrates the energy and color of the coming seasons. Continue reading

DIY Spa Treatments: How To Pamper Yourself For Less

18 Mar avocado mask

Hearing the word “pamper” might trigger dollar signs in your mind. Don’t fret because pampering yourself is easier, cheaper and healthier than ever. Here’s 3 DIY Spa treatments … Continue reading

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