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December 12, 2013

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Vintage Treasure Trove

Last week, after realizing that my clothes were bursting out of my closet, armoire and not one but two dressers, I dedicated an afternoon to a good and thorough clothing clean out. You know, the kind where you roll up your sleeves and get all What Not to Wear Stacy and Clinton realness on those pieces that […]

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    March 27, 2013

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    NOW & THEN :: Bianca Jagger White Suit Inspiration

    Since I draw so much inspiration from images from decades past, I knew I wanted a new series on StyleAlchemy that would explore and create outfits for NOW based on events that happened back THEN. Boom, there you go, NOW & THEN.    Without a doubt, Bianca Jagger is considered a style muse to many. […]

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      January 3, 2013

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      Inspire Me :: Contrasts

      Here are a few images that I found inspiring. These rainbow Issey Miyake pleats that cover practically the entire body except for the face and a few tufts of hair. Talk about texture. I LOVE black & white photography. It has the ability to make such a statement – like this photo of Liv Tyler in […]

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        December 6, 2012

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        Patricia Arquette True Romance & SVU

        Patricia Arquette channels Alabama from True Romance…once again.

        Last night on Law & Order: SVU, Patricia Arquette guest starred as a hooker (Jeannie Kerns) with a very important role in the investigation of a serial killer gone cray-cray. Let the record show, that Patricia Arquette has gone down this hooker road before in the film classic, True Romance. (FYI: it’s one of my […]

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