Mad about the '60s
But even if this means goodbye to advertising super-salesman Don Draper and the Sterling Cooper and Partners agency, it won't be the finish of retro style. Nostalgia Alarm clock. The midcentury go-getter stepped smartly on time to his first meeting ...
April 11, 2015
Don't tell Madonna: the cape is making a comeback
MILAN (AP) — The cape is making a comeback in Milan this season — even though Madonna may have something to say about that. The pop singer took a spectacular fall when her Armani cape suffered a wardrobe malfunction at the Brit Awards this week....
February 28, 2015
Style Insiders And Stars Share Some Of Their Best Holiday Gifts Ever
If you're still on the lookout for awesome holiday gifts, then you've come to the right place. We've already shared tons of wonderful ideas from some the top fashion designers and the biggest names in beauty. And now the inspirations continue as we ...
December 15, 2014
11 Remarkable Holiday Gifts Literally Made From Detroit's Trash And ...
Some people look at the thousands of abandoned, crumbling homes in Detroit and see ruin and despair. Others see an opportunity. Most Detroiters are creative by necessity, finding ways to spark big ideas with little fuel. The artisans below have taken ...
December 12, 2014
New discovery: Antiques, food on Rock Island's 30th Street
In addition to the antiques shops mentioned in the adjoining column, there's also G.V.'a Stuff and Vintage Rose Antiques. And up and down 14th Avenue are numbers of other people might think they've already seen everything. Items that caught my eye ...
March 8, 2015
Homeless Kids' Letters To Santa Remind Us Not Everyone Will Have A Happy ...
Not every child will wake up on Dec. 25 to a mound of presents under the Christmas tree. Some won't even wake up with a permanent roof over their head. Youth homelessness in the U.S. has reached unprecedented levels. According to a report released last ...
December 15, 2014
This Adorable Holiday Ad Starring A Penguin Just Waddled Right Into Our Hearts
Even though it isn't even Thanksgiving yet, the Christmas-themed commercials have already begun -- and this one is sure to warm your heart on a blustery November day. The advertisement, for British department store John Lewis, features a little boy ...
November 7, 2014
That umbrella is massive. Some great pieces you've picked there :) If you're looking for things to do in London there are plenty of shows to see. I highly recommend The 39 Steps, it's fun and clever.
), and it’s always lovely to get something you’re actually really craving or need. We’ve found you 12 Valentine’s Day gifts for her, so you can just sneakily send this list to your boyfriend, just to give them a gentle nudge in the right direction, or buy something from here for your girlfriend. There’s something for every budget on this list too, whether you want to buy something cheap and cute, or splash the cash.
Adventures of a Middle-aged Matron
Nearly three years have passed since, inspired by a new generation of mummy bloggers, I shared my tips on how to conquer the school-gate catwalk . Things change in three years. Fashion moves on, circumstances alter and body parts start slipping. High time, therefore, that I show you how my style has evolved to meet the demands of 2015 and how you too can get the look that turns heads on the school run - or, in our case, hike. My usual photographer has started secondary school and is unavailable and the Vicar eats muesli at 8. 30am and can't be disturbed. Moreover, the 10-year-old has refused to capture some of my more, er, retro ensembles. It was a Christmas present from my mother three years ago, so you'll have to guess the price and origins. Beneath it I'm wearing tartan pyjamas (Primark £8) and a pair of pink bedsocks (99p from the 99p Stores). Alas, my original Hunters only lasted two years before admitting several gallons of the local stream on one morning commute. This replacement pair was also a present from my mother.
Mad about the '60s
The midcentury go-getter stepped smartly on time to his first meeting of the day thanks to an actual alarm clock. He made sure to wind it the night before. Today's cellphone does the same job with a beep, but it can't equal the bed-stand flair of a retro ...
April 10, 2015