How to Wear Vintage Floral Palazzo Pants

June 27th, 2011
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Hello and happy modern vintage Monday, everyone!!!

I don’t even know where to begin with the amazingness that was this past weekend, thanks to so many NYC-based vintage and fearless fashionistas who came to speak with me and be styled in vintage from my closet at Saturday’s Blogger Closet Raid!

HUGE shout outs to Page, Deborah, Monroe, Kimberlee, Anna, Elysia, Nicole, Lesley Kat and so many others who came to pay their respects to SPREADING VINTAGE LOVE!

Not only did I get a chance to sell fabulous vintage finds like this studded black dress, navy/white houndstooth jacket and ’60s gold sequin POWER BELT … but I was able to positively chat with everyone who was there, whether I knew them from Facebook/Twitter/YouTube or were just meeting them for the first time.

I love what I do not because of the fabulous fashion or the chance to post pictures/videos of myself on the Internet. Those are the perks. The real substance of “self-style” is the opportunity to connect with all of you … because we inspire one another. I was so inspired at the event this weekend — thank you again to all!

Now, without further ado … it’s time for some modern vintage stylespiration! My photographer and I headed to Central Park for this shoot, taking advantage of the many scenic lakes, bridges, benches and pathways around this urban refuge that I know and love oh-so-well.

Keep reading after the jump to see how I styled the latest trend to hit mainstream stores: Floral. But in these photos, I’m not wearing just any average piece of floral fashion … I’m wearing vintage floral PALAZZO pants, which I’ll share some background on and of course … how to wear for today!

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Gratefulness Giveaway: Win a Vintage ’70s Handbag & ’50s Broach!

June 24th, 2011
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**THIS GIVEAWAY HAS CLOSED!** **CONGRATULATIONS TO MELANIE MONTEZ FOR WINNING!** Hello and happy … GRATEFULNESS FRIDAY GIVEAWAY!!!! This giveaway was actually supposed to happen LAST Friday, but because of being a very busy (but grateful!) bee, I postponed it until today. And I believe it was a blessing in disguise, because the inspiration I had […]

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Styling Vintage with Modern (Anthropologie)

June 23rd, 2011

I styled 5 vintage looks using one pleated skirt from Anthropologie at A Little Wicked Boutique. Keep reading after the jump to vote for your favorite look! CLICK “READ MORE” TO VOTE!

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Shop My Closet this Saturday! $5-$15 Vintage Pieces

June 22nd, 2011
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Hello and happy Wednesday, everyone! I’m really excited for today’s post because it’s announcing a chance for me to meet vintage lovers based in New York City this SATURDAY! I was invited by The Coveted to participate in a very special “Blogger Closet Raid” event & sale this Saturday at the Tribeca Grand Hotel from […]

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How to Modernize a Vintage Maxi Dress

June 20th, 2011

Hello and happy MODERN VINTAGE MONDAY, everyone! It was an insanely gorgeous weekend in NYC this weekend … proven with visual evidence thanks to this photo I snapped running in Central Park yesterday. Beautiful! The sky in the picture above is just as if not more beautiful — as are the rest of the shots […]

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Styling Vintage with Modern (American Apparel)

June 16th, 2011

Watch the video to see how I styled 5 vintage looks at The Family Vintage Jewels using one dress from American Apparel! Keep reading after the jump to see pictures of the final looks and to vote for your favorite representing either the ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, ’70s or ’80s!

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6 Summer Flea Markets Worth Visiting!

June 15th, 2011
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Hello and happy Wednesday, everyone!!!! It’s such a gorgeous temperate day in New York City today, and if it were the weekend, it’d be the PERFECT weather for shopping at a summer FLEA MARKET!!! A lot of you are passionate thrifters at brick & mortar stores, but when a shining sun & cool summer breeze […]

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How to Modernize ’70s High-Waisted Shorts

June 13th, 2011

Hello and happy modern vintage style Monday, everyone!! Just some quick news and thanks before I get into today’s post, which is all about (drumroll, please!) how to wear ’70s velvet shorts for summer! But first, HUGE congrats to Miss Carmen of CAG Reinvented, who won last week’s Gratefulness Friday Vintage Giveaway with The Krickett’s […]

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