October 10th, 2013
You either love it or hate it, which is why ’80s clothing trends are probably the most controversial of all the eras.
First, many vintage sellers argue that the ’80s isn’t even “vintage” — because we are still only two decades away from its time, the era is best qualified as “retro” or “nostalgic” and the style value less.
Second, I’ve encountered many vintage lovers who strongly dislike the era, shuddering at the thought of ’80s clothing trends like stonewash denim, batwing sleeves and shoulder pads.
While the clothing styles of 1980s are a far cry from the feminine fashion of the 1950s and may not make your vintage lovers’ heart go pitter patter with delight, I believe that the ’80s is worth honoring because its trends were so avant garde in style, design and wear by the modern woman of her day.
October 9th, 2013
1990s fashion has a style all its own that will soon have its place in the canon of fashion history. Since I was a ‘90s child and can remember the trends firsthand, I decided to thrift my favorite ’90s styles for a trip down memory lane at my hometown Salvation Army store. Keep reading after the jump to see the ‘90s fashion trends I thrifted!
October 8th, 2013
You’ve probably heard the saying “Everything old is new again” once or twice in your life, but what does it really mean? We all know that trends come and go and, these days, it seems that the trends come so fast that it can be next to impossible to keep up with all of them.
This might be one of the reasons that there has been a resurgence of all things vintage as of late. Television shows highlight the retro treasures that some people just have lying around in their homes, and many of these things are not just cool — some of them are quite valuable, as well.
September 27th, 2013
In today’s video I discuss why ultimately, we receive the love that we believe we deserve. When we believe that we deserve GOOD love, then we become open to seeing opportunities FOR good love to enter our lives. What we find is what we look for and in knowing this amazing ability to attract what it is we want in our lives, it’s up to us to calibrate on the energy we wish to have. This affirmation was inspired by my recent “blind date with destiny” as orchestrated by the fabulous and legendary E. Jean Carroll of Elle Magazine!
September 25th, 2013
Last July I released the survey, “Your Experiences Shopping for Vintage Online” to connect with the online vintage customer community and learn more about their thoughts, opinions and concerns behind shopping for vintage online. I gathered this information to give vintage sellers so that – based on their own analysis of results – make changes to their online shops and selling strategy to better serve #vintagelovers everywhere.
September 24th, 2013
Dating rules and habits have significantly changed since the times your parents have been going on dates. Indeed, modern dating rules have little in common with those that have been fundamental even three or five years ago. So, if you want your first dates to grow into something serious, you need to know how to […]
September 23rd, 2013
Since April 2012, I’ve been “open” to the romantic possibilities the universe wishes for me. I believe that there is a higher power at work in all of our lives, and that the best thing we can do is stay in a place of joy which welcomes any and all opportunities which cross our paths. Which is why, when HowAboutWe and Elle Magazine contacted me to experience the matchmaking services of famed dating columnist E. Jean Carroll, I said “yes!” without hesitation and full knowing that this was another step on my journey to inevitably meet “the one.”
September 19th, 2013
In today’s video I discuss why our breakdowns are a GOOD thing because they lead to breakthroughs. Without the pain we can’t have the change. May we see the “bad” times as the darkness right before the dawn. PLEASE SHARE your #powerwithin in the comments – taking requests for future videos on how to recognize the […]