Shopfronts, Novelty Bags, and a Book Lover’s Dream

I've been on a serious hunt for kitschy novelty bags these days, as there's nothing quite like an eye-catching purse to complete the perfect outfit. Little did I know that I would stumble upon a brand that designs a plethora of gorgeously funky bags and accessories, of which it's virtually impossible to pick just one [...]

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A Very Kitschy Christmas and A Happy New Year

It's that holly jolly time again when Christmas is around the bend and everyone is putting up their tree-- wait, maybe that's just me. But once Halloween comes to an end, my mind goes directly to Christmas. Having grown up in a fairly large Italian-American family, the holidays will always have a special place in [...]

Ghosts, Ghouls, and Halloween Glamour

Ladies and gentlemen, ghosts and glamour ghouls, the most wonderful time of the year is upon us and I'm celebrating in spooky style with Erstwilder's latest collection. For as long as I can remember, Halloween has been my favorite holiday: the costumes, the candy, the Disney Channel original films, who could blame me? Even if [...]

A Gingham Dress, Vintage Dreams and Fields of Green

To me, nothing represents summer more than gingham. Whenever I see it, no matter the color, I'm drawn to the thought of a picnic in the park. Naturally, I wanted to bask in the sun while pecking at cheese and crackers when I laid my eyes on this adorable Ellen Gingham Sun Dress from Joanie [...]

April Showers Bring May Flowers and 1950s Summer Dresses

It's finally starting to feel like spring here in Boston and nothing means spring more than florals. I've been slowly building my botanical wardrobe in preparation and couldn't pass up this gorgeous vibrant floral 'Audrey' swing dress from Lindy Bop. I've featured Lindy Bop in several of my previous posts (you can find the most recent one here) and [...]

A Tea Dress, Orchids, and Modern Art Deco

If you've been following my blog, then you know that I'm enamored by the 1940s, but another one of my favorite eras is that in which Art Deco thrived: the 1920s through the 1930s. Art Deco is a visually enticing style that originated in France during the 1920s and was inspired by Cubism. It was [...]

A Cabbage Rose, Vintage Houndstooth, and the Beginning of Spring

It looks like winter is finally coming to an end and what could be more symbolic of the coming of spring than flowers? My boyfriend, Anthony, bought me this jaw-dropping hair flower for Christmas from Sophisticated Lady Hair Flowers, and I can already tell its opened the door to a quick obsession with hair accessories. That [...]