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Links à la Mode: October 1st

  • 39th and Broadway - Toddlers, Stilettos, Thongs, Oh My!
  • Awakened Aesthetic - features t-shirts by the Samburu Project, which provides drinking water to the Samburu District in Northern Kenya.
  • Bobbins And Bombshells - veiled headband fascinator DIY tutorial
  • Debutante Clothing - vintage paper dresses that are anything but disposable
  • Fasshonaburu - Sure peaked shoulders and sequins and tribal were on the runways… again. But here are five NEW trends to come out of Spring 2010 NY Fashion Week!
  • fête à fête - Vouelle’s new Fall-Winter 2009-2010 shoe collection, straight from Paris!
  • Friend in Fashion - A vintage tale: gorgeous lace & bows
  • Hong Kong Fashion Geek - VPL’s anatomy-inspired spring collection, and how to replicate the skeletal fascination right now
  • Idiosyncratic Style - Awesome style from the brit drama Skins
  • Independent Fashion Bloggers When should you start charging money for your blogging experience?
  • Jewelrywhore - Madeleine Albright is kicking butt with her brooches
  • Mishief My Dear - four versions of the Little Black Dress that should be in every woman’s wardrobe
  • Oranges and Apples - A guide to vintage shopping in Berlin
  • Squareectomy - More Exposed Bits: the less flattering side of the fashion world
  • Super Kawaii Mama - Travel Essentials to keep it glam! The secrets to staying fancy in flight.
  • The Coveted - Do Fashion Blogs Glamorize Smoking?
  • The Demoiselles - Elle answers a reader’s question about being an in-betweeny – not quite plus size, not quite “regular”
  • The Fashion Planner - shows you how to get the look of Marc by Marc Jacobs.
  • The Working Wardrobe - perfecting the business “ice breaker” by working your accessories (that don’t thaw out your assets).
  • Where Is That From? - eco fashion show featuring local Toronto designers and design collectives

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      Links à la Mode: September 24th

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      • A Typical Atypical: Make me a... 20's flapper girl - vintage outfits for the modern girl
      • Aysha's Rabbit Hole: Watch the accessory madness
      • Bobbins And Bombshells: Musings on the history and significance of red lipstick
      • Broke & Beautiful: Bored with the same old nude pumps? Elle shares some architectural ones to covet, instead
      • Clutch 22: DVF ss10 Cleopatra in the 21st Century
      • Decline Designs: Looking Forward to Fall at Decline Designs
      • Dramatis Personae: Sarah Von of Yes and Yes shares the secrets of Scandinavian Style
      • Fashion Hippo: To Trend or Not to Trend? Fall 2009 trends contemplated
      • Fashion Pulse: Up close and personal at the Tory Burch Spring 2010 presentation.
      • Fasshonaburu: Alyssa goes to and reviews the hilarious Snuggie Fashion Show during NY Fashion Week!
      • Friend in Fashion: More milage from your fashion dollar. Tube skirt, 6 different looks
      • Glamoursplash: They don't make 'em like this anymore; the beautiful mermaids of Busby Berkleys Footlight Parade
      • Idiosyncratic Style: If fall's hottest shoes belonged to a clique
      • Independent Fashion Bloggers: The IFB Dress Up Soiree recap... photos and more!
      • Monoxious: How to make your own Maison Michel Lace bunny ears!
      • Prom Mafia: DC Fashion Week embraces white after Labor Day and shows beauty comes in all colors, shapes, sizes
      • Retro Chick: Win a Lulu Guinness Cameo City Tote
      • Style Amour: Spring's 2010 biggest Misses - the top 5 most disappointing NYFW show
      • Sweet Fuzz: Win the gorgeous Gemma necklace (worth $155 dollars!) from Twisted and Beautiful, featured on Bravo's NYC Prep
      • The Coveted: Buckled and Booted... essential boots for Autumn
      • The Fashion Planner: How to make a T-shirt Lei Necklace; plus enter to win one!
      • The Sideshow Scrapbook: Review about the "Ones to Watch" catwalk show at LFW

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      Links á la Mode: Style within means

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      As the summer winds down and I start planning my Fall wardrobe, I’m overwhelmed by thoughts of how to create a wardrobe on a budget. This week, we have a ton of posts on how to find great style within a budget. Fashion Pulse Daily gives us the top denim looks under $50 and The Recessionista is reporting Anna Wintour is heading to Macy’s for Fashion Night Out. Enjoy!

      Links à la Mode : Sepetember 3rd

    • 39th and Broadway: The horrific treatment of young girls working behind the scenes in the fashion industry!
    • A typical Atypical: a summary of vintage eras and style history
    • Bonne Vie: Bamboo: Eco-friendly, or Green Disaster?
    • Confessions of a Fashion Editor: Interview with alternative model, Khrist!
    • Debutante Clothing: Q&A with Fashion Scholar and Historian Heather Vaughan
    • Decline Designs: Can you go a week without wearing any black?
    • Fabulous Finds and Co.: Lily Cole is ready for her close-up
    • Fade to c5c5c5: fashion, art and interpretation
    • Fashion For Writers : feel good fashion from the Clothes Closet
    • Fashion Pulse Daily : Need jeans for fall? Check out Fashion Pulse Daily’s top picks, all under
    • Fasshonaburu: ponders exactly why September is the most important month in fashion
    • fête à fête : Givenchy’s romantic Les Poetiques Fall Le Makeup Collection
    • Friend in fashion: A Sydney Story: a bridge climb, shopping and a proposal!
    • Grechen's Closet – Why I support independent designers
    • Idiosyncratic Style : A Fit of Inspiration: John Bender – Stealing style from the Breakfast Club’s resident bad ass
    • Jewelrywhore: Reviews Anna Sheffield for Target
    • Retro Chick : DIY Jersey Spaghetti Scarf Necklace
    • Style Margarine : 9 Reasons why we need to over dress
    • Stylist Diva : Unique, Modern Plus Size line with an Edge – Carmakoma.
    • The Coveted:: Review & Makeup Lesson Video of Guerlain Fall Collection
    • The Recessionista: Anna Wintour a Recessionista? She’s Heading to Macy’s Queens for Fashion’s Night out Sept. 10
    • Links à la Mode: Ice Cold Lemonade

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      Compiling this week's round up of posts hit closer to home for me. I think we can all relate to the times where stress builds up and blocks inspiration. Reading each of these individually was the exact refreshment I needed (hence "lemonade"), especially with my birthday coming up next week - total outfit planning mode.

      So what's in the mix? Alixrose and Decline Designs offer personal style inspirations, Fasshonaburu teaches us how to get our budget-shopping on at high-end boutique sales, hkShoeGeek talks harnesses and Fashion Consciou$ inspires by reviving the culottes trend (so cute on her).

      Links à la Mode : June 25th

      • 39th and Broadway: Ever wonder who really determines how your clothes fit? An interview with a technical designer
      • alixrose: You have the perfect outfit, but whats the one thing that can keep it from becoming fabulous?
      • A Typical Atypical: A deep dive into the reasoning behind shoe obsessions
      • Awakened Aesthetic: Affordable ways to bring urban fashion into your decor without getting tacky
      • Bobbins and Bombshells: Fashionable History - A look into 1920's swimwear and bathing suits.
      • Bonne Vie: When Bloggers Unite - The Hotel Max Edition
      • Decline Designs: Defining Your Personal Style - Having "Go-To" Outfits
      • Fasshonaburu: Digging through a high end sales to find purchase-worhty pieces, and tips on how to not go over budget
      • Fashion Consciou$: Fashion Flashback - Return of the culottes
      • Fashion Pulse Daily: The evolution of the gladiator to the "mandiator"
      • Freya: A little gown guide for your summer wedding
      • hkShoeGeek: Harnesses - A collection of favorites for every style and price range
      • Idiosyncratic Style: A guide for casual wedding attire
      • Independent Fashion Bloggers: You just don't compare...
      • Retro Chick : Mary Queen of Charity Shops - Now it's all over, some final thoughts
      • Shoe Daydreams: Are you on board with the latest trend - Over The Knee boots?
      • Tatiana Supports the Arts: Indie Designer Spotlight - ALEX&RA, designed by Alexandra Cipparone
      • The Bare Skinny: Not everything has to be black and white - inspiration for adding color to your wardrobe
      • The Coveted: Shu Uemura's inspired lashes
      • Unfunded: Respect your elders - Rock the vintage!
      • Work Chic: Chic hosiery options if you still have to wear them in the summer heat!