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Category Archive: Fashion and Style

Jan 04 2013

Fashion Friday: Dressy Comfortable Shoes, and Thinking Outside the Box

Pilgrims by John Fluevog

So I recently solved a fashion conundrum that’s been seriously bugging me for some time. I solved it by having to radically re-think what I’d consider to be an acceptable solution. I had to let go of some preconceptions; I had to think outside the box. And I thought I’d share with the rest of …

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Dec 21 2012

Fashion Friday: Transformation

Greta in party outfit

1: It’s a Friday evening, and there’s a party Ingrid and I said we’d go to. It’s a Friday evening, which all too often means Ingrid and I are exhausted by our work weeks, and we are not feeling it. But we promised we’d go to this party. And it’s sort of work-related for me, …

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Sep 03 2012

Runway Recap: Boys Against the Girls

Project Runway Gunnar

I wasn’t planning for this week’s Runway Recap to be about feminism. Really, I wasn’t. Usually my Runway Recaps are my “give it a rest” happy silly fun time. But the producers of the show sort of forced it on me this week, and I’m going with it. So here’s what I was noticing this …

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Aug 28 2012

Runway Recap: Quote Unquote “Real Women”

Project Runway Ven 1

Sorry for the delay in getting this out! Yesterday was a bit, shall we say, challenging. Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers about last Thursday’s episode of Project Runway: Season 10, Episode 6, “Fix My Friend.” If you’re a fan of the show and you haven’t seen it yet — you stand warned. So what’s …

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Aug 20 2012

Runway Recap: Working It

Project Runway Season 10 episode 5 Nathan

Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers about last Thursday’s episode of Project Runway: Season 10, Episode 5, “It’s My Way on the Runway.” If you’re a fan of the show and you haven’t seen it yet — you stand warned. Awesome! I’ve been wanting to write about fashion and work/ professionalism for a while, and …

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Aug 17 2012

Fashion Friday: “The soaring heights and the greedy, murderous depths”: ceepolk

I’m taking a semi-break from blogging this week: mostly doing reprints, event announcements, cat pictures, street art pictures, reposting interesting comments, and so on. So for this week’s Fashion Friday, I’m re-posting this comment that ceepolk made on last week’s Fashion Friday piece on fashion and money. It was an exceptionally insightful, extraordinarily beautiful piece …

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Aug 13 2012

Runway Recap: On Giving Up

Sonjia Season 10 Episode 4 Project Runway

Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers about last Thursday’s episode of Project Runway: Season 10, Episode 4, “Women on the Go.” If you’re a fan of the show and you haven’t seen it yet — you stand warned. So if you were on Project Runway, and you realized you were in over your head and …

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Aug 10 2012

Fashion Friday: Money

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I was flipping through the new issue of Vogue the other day. (Yes, I read Vogue. In fact, I subscribe to Vogue.) I saw a pair of shoes that made me stop dead in my tracks, a pair of shoes that made my heart hurt and my clit throb: a pair of tall black stiletto …

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Aug 06 2012

Runway Recap: Shades of Mediocrity

project_runway_christian_ chris

Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers about last Thursday’s episode of Project Runway: Season 10, Episode 3, “Welcome Back (or not) to the Runway.” If you’re a fan of the show and you haven’t seen it yet — you stand warned. In these Runway Recaps, I’m trying to focus on the designs and not the …

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Jul 30 2012

Runway Recap: Did The Wrong Awesome Designers Make the Top Three?

Project Runway Candy Ven

Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers about last Thursday’s episode of Project Runway: Season 10, Episode 2, “Candy Couture.” If you’re a fan of the show and you haven’t seen it yet — you stand warned. So did the wrong awesome designers in the “make clothing out of candy” challenge make the top three this …

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