Thrifting & Vintage

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise (A photography book about the unique, colorful women of New York City)     (click photo for larger view)     My sister and I shot with Lee O’Connor over a year ago and I am truly excited to see the wonderful transformation of ‘Birds of Paradise’ since that moment. Find out(…)

Style Like U Dailies: Jewelry Designer, Reign (Video)

Style Like U Dailies: Jewelry Designer, Reign (Video)

“My style kinda evolved more into color as I became more “awake”, awake meaning more spiritually aware of myself and everything around me. Just happy and peaceful and coming into exactly who I am.” -Reign     Via: stylelikeu Photo: Flyrus             Reign 

Style: Ramones On A Rooftop

Style: Ramones On A Rooftop

With warmer temperatures FINALLY upon our doorsteps in NY and sounds of ice-cream trucks officially confirming spring, I thought it would be a perfect time to admit my itsy bitsy slight obsession (or perhaps collection sounds better, lol) with band t-shirts.  I have about 50 band t-shirts now and always keeping an eye out for(…)

My Affordable Spring Shopping List With Vogue.com

My Affordable Spring Shopping List With Vogue.com

via: Vogue.com edited by: Chelsea Zalopany Photo: Rog Walker   “In our exclusive video series, My Life in Vogue, we look at the lives of six remarkable women, including Cipriana Quann, co-founder and editor in chief of the website Urban Bush Babes. With the days about to get longer and the temperature aspiring to rise, we asked her to list(…)

Illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers

Illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers

“Throughout New York Fashion Week, illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers is capturing the scene with impressionistic portraits of the fashion set.” -New York Times                                                                (…)

Watch ‘My Life In Vogue’ (Film)

Watch ‘My Life In Vogue’ (Film)

“Its really important for me to reach out to all of these women all across the world who are feeling exactly how you are, not recognizing that their uniqueness is beautiful!”  -Cipriana     As 1 of 6 women from NY, selected by Vogue for their ‘My Life In Vogue’ mini-film series, I am excited to(…)

Candace Marie Stewart: Pursue Your Dreams (Video)

Candace Marie Stewart: Pursue Your Dreams (Video)

“When making this video I wanted to express myself and be as transparent as possible. My message is simple. If you have a dream, goal or ambition, strive for it. Don’t let anyone or anything stand in your way. If I would have let others dictate my life I would still be in Arkansas today.(…)

Essence Magazine Street Style: New York Fashion Week 2014

Essence Magazine Street Style: New York Fashion Week 2014

via: Essence   Photos: Hannan Saleh   Models, editors and bloggers weathered the New York City cold in the name of style. See why the hottest ensembles weren’t on the runways but on the streets.     View many more street style photos by Hannan Saleh at Essence Magazine here

Music: Urban Bush Babe Kelsey Lu McJunkins

Music: Urban Bush Babe Kelsey Lu McJunkins

  Tell us your name and where you are from?   My birth name is Kelsey Elizabeth McJunkins, but I go by Kelsey Lu. I was born in Charlotte, NC but I like to say I personally “grew up” in Winston Salem, NC where I went to North Carolina School of the ARTS.    (…)