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Lucky Magazine Posts Awesome List of Online Shopping Sites


Love to shop but overwhelmed by the limitless-ness of online shopping? Have no fear! Lucky magazine has compiled the ultimate list of affordable and user-friendly online shopping sites to suit your every need! From mall favorites such as Victoria's Secret and American Eagle to more eccletic sites such as Tulle and Yes Style, this list is the perfect starting point for any fashionista who loves the idea of shopping from her own living room!

Some of our favorites inculde:

Mod Cloth


Piper Lime

Fred Flare

Free People

and Lulu's

Find the full list by clicking here: http://www.luckymag.com/sites/siteswelove/100sitesunder100?currentPage=1

Woman Constructs Wedding Dress Entirely out of Toilet Paper, Inducted into Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum!


Ann Kagawa Lee from Hawaii recently won CheapChicWeddings.com's annual Wedding contest with her "Gone With the Wind" and Origami-inspired wedding dress! She made the entire thing out of just toilet paper, tape and glue! It is so intricate, it must have taken her months! She deservedly won the $1,000 prize and her design will be permanently displayed in Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum.

What do you think? Would you wear a wedding dress made out of non-traditional materials if it was beautiful enough?

Trend Central Predicts Summer Street Trends


Trend Central, a daily newsletter that covers upcoming trends in technology, lifestyle, entertainment and fashion, has sent out its predictions for the hottest street trends this summer! Among their picks? Straw boater hats, giant round sunglasses a la Mary Kate Olsen, and cut-outs.

Click here for their coverage of these funcky trends!

Would you wear this dress?



I am in love with this dress from the Fall '09 Chanel runway show in Paris! I'm not sure how I feel about this headdress though. The look was inspired by Moscow, and  I get that fashion shows are supposed to be all about fantasy and grandeouir, but I think the headdress completely detracts from this awesome, amazing sparkly dress! What do you think? Would you wear this dress?


Want to watch the whole show? Click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Frpg9TJR0-4

Crafty Project of the Week: Decoupage Your Shoes!



I'm always looking for an easy way to update old clothing, and as a collage enthusiast, I love finding new mediums to decorate. These shoes were made with old stamps, but there are limitless options to play with. Stop by your local craft store and pick up some patterened paper or unique stickers. Don't want to spend any money? Flip through old magazines and cut out pictures that catch your eye. This project is super-easy and requires little $!


Click here for detailed instructions on how to make these awesome shoes!

Miley Cyrus and Max Azaria Team Up for Wal-Mart Fashion Line


In a statement, Wal-Mart said the line will reflect the "rock-n-roll roots" of 16-year-old Cyrus, who is most well-known for her starring role in Disney's hit TV show Hannah Montanna and the accompyning albums.

 "I love creating looks that are all about personal expression and individuality," Cyrus said in a statement.

Let's hope that Azaria, who has dressed the pop star for several recent red carpet events, does most of the designing while Cyrus is just the muse.

The line is expected to hit Wal-Mart stores in August, just in time for back-to-school shopping, and Wal-Mart also is sponsoring Cyrus' North America concert tour that starts in September. A match made in total branding heaven!

Would you don heels decorated with fur?


I'm totally for using faux fur in fashion, but there's a line. What do you think...would you wear these fur-decorated shoes that were seen on the runway at the Miu Miu Fall 2009 show?

Check Out This Website: Hel-Looks


Hel-Looks is based on a simple idea: Find people wearing interesting outfits on the street and photograph them. A simple yet ingenious idea. Liisa Jokinen and Sampo Karjalainen of Helenski, Finland had just that idea, and since then their website has gotten international attention. From the conservatively dressed to the totally off-kilter and out-there fashions, Hel-looks is an addicting site that you can easily get lost in. Some of my favorite (and more tame) looks are pictured above. Check it out here: http://www.hel-looks.com/

Erin Fetherston's New Collection Makes Me Wish for Fall

With summer on the brink, the last thing I would want is for the fall to come, but Erin Fetherston's ready-to-wear Fall 2009 collection gives me the desire to put on a cute pair of tights and strut my stuff in one of her exquisite outfits! Inspired by toy soldiers and toys that have "come to life," Fetherston's new collection is exquisite. [images taken from style.com]

Celebrating Barbie's 50th Anniversary: Half a Century of Inspiration and Controversy


"Over the course of 50 years, Barbie has enraged feminists, beguiled little girls, and built an empire," according to The Boston Globe. Barbie has undergone numerous transformations since she was first introduced in 1959, many of them controversial. From her teenage-looking pregnant friend Midge to early '90's Teen Talk Barbie who told girls that "math is hard" and that she loved to shop, Barbie has both inspired and discouraged little girls to be the best versions of themselves that they can be.

If you want to know more, The Boston Globe wrote a great article on March 5th about the empire of Barbie that asks the question: "Does Barbie Still Matter?" It can be found here http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/fashion/articles/2009/03/05/forever_young/.


[Images taken from France 24 International News, Boston.com and Mattel, Inc.]

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