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March 2017

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What’s the Color of Your Sole?

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“It’s engaging, flirtatious, memorable, and the color of passion.” – Christian Louboutin. This quote, describing the infamous red bottomed sole of Louboutin stiletto heels, can arguably go down as one of the best quotes in fashion history. Louboutin shoes are not shy of using color. In fact, color is what inspired the latest design of the newest shoes. “I’ve drawn their shoes in the past, so they found me on…

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Designer Mia Vesper Accidentally falls in to Vintage and Makes Thousands

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As each decade progresses, clothes and styles become vintage. It’s hard to imagine clothes you bought will be considered ‘old’ 20 years from now. But, true vintage and fashion lovers know the meaning behind the word vintage, its significance, and ability to come back to life as something new. Mia Vesper, an up and coming brand has taken the meaning of vintage and upcycling to the next level. The line consist…

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California Dreams: Top 10 Visit Worthy Shops in California

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In 1990, Tony! Toni! Tone! released a hit single, “It Never Rains (In Southern California),” but they weren’t talking about clothing. However, we’ve looked far and wide and the Reining vintage champs of the west coast are what we were seeking. California is best know for the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but fashion is our niche and we decided to give you our top 10 favorite boutiques to visit on…

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ThreadUp Teaches Us how to Part with Old Items with “The Purge”

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Remember that sweater you got for Christmas that you weren’t too fond of, or those comfy high school jeans you can’t let go of, amongst many other items piled up in your closet. Yup, it’s that time of year again: Spring Cleaning aka going through your closet to donate old clothes you can part with. While some choose places such as Plato’s Closet, Buffalo Exchange, or Good Will, some sell online to…

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The Reigning Champion Returns to Retail! Is a 90’s Classic Here to Stay?

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Love it or hate it, Kim Kardashian has a major impact and influence in the celebrity and fashion world. Most celebrity obsessed and fashion crazed fans follow her every move on Instagram, and of course, knows exactly where she got the latest outfit from. Recently, Kim was spotted with daughter North holding her hand in an adorable yet comfy pair of Champion sweatpants.   But, was Kim the first in…

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The Chanel RTW show is out of this world!

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The 1960s was a time of revolution in American history. Three astronauts landed on he moon in 1969, and Chanel dominated the wardrobe of the biggest stars, such as Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Jackie Kennedy, Grace Kelly and Jeanne Moreau-Wear. While Chanel gowns were on the red carpet, suits were the outfit of choice or everyday wear, particularly the tweed suit. Today, creative director Karl Lagerfeld combined two 60s iconic elements…

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A Taste of Agolde: The Brand Bringing Back Vintage Denim

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Denim has been said to be the most versatile fabric. From top (shirts and jackets) to bottom (skirts, shorts, and pants), any article of clothing, you can find it in denim. Light, dark, acid washed or bleached, denim can be dressed up with a classy stiletto and top, or down with fashion sneakers. Agolde collaborated with Urban outfitters to produce an eight piece collection, including shorts, jeans, a pencil skirt,…

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Modern Stitches Moderates Indie Fashion Week’s Fashion Town Hall Event

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                                                                Photo Credit: Branden Doughty This week in Washington, DC, cycle 4 of Indie Fashion Week has commenced, but this time we’re along for the ride. On March 1st, Modern Stitches Magazine Founder and Publisher, Ashley Scarboro alongside the…

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News: Are we saying Au Revoir to BCBG Max Azria?

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BCBG Max Azria has court approval to borrow $15 million to help the brand through a bankruptcy process. BCBG will use $5 million of the financing to reduce debt and the other $10 million to fund operations. The company is seeking money to pay back debtors, which they owe $459 million to. BCBG said it’s soliciting bids for the sale of “some or all” of its assets at a May…

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Brave the Cold: Chicago Hosted its First Vintage Clothing and Jewelry Show

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Fashion thrives in the liveliest of cities such as New York City and Los Angeles. By now you’ve noticed that vintage fashion is beginning to take over (not that we’re seeking a pat on the back) and is becoming a prominent feature of these fashion forward cities. Chicago, a city known for its annual food fest (The taste of Chicago), history and culture, is now on the verge of being…