Uncle Dressy (a pun on one of the most well known, and well dressed sitcom actors to the day, Uncle Jessy) is a new blog put together by the creators of Richmond’s Blaaahg. It’s a blog dedicated to the appreciation of a well dressed man who’s never afraid to break the mold. From men’s fashions around the [...]
In conjunction with the Facebook Edition Porsche , Volkswagen is launching their version of the the social media automobile, the Fanwagon. Unlike the Porsche, Volkswagen’s version just so happens to be equipped with unique tools that make direct reference to the social network (license plate displaying the status, print NewsFeed, etc.)..
A long time ago, a time during warm weather and lush trees, a time where skirts and tank tops were everywhere, we were on a bike ride through Richmond. It was on this bike ride when (for no apparent reason) we recaptured the many reasons why we love cycling so much. The next day we [...]
These vintage photos of Maureen and Noreene came from a lot on eBay, and ended up on flickr. The Irish-American twins, thought to be from Texas, clearly had amazing style and fun-filled lives. The photo set depicts the girls from the late 1930′s up until the 90′s, and is definitely worth a look! See the [...]
It’s that time of year again! Printed one-of-a-kind sweaters from Pretty Snake are now back in stock. Each vintage-sourced sweater features a glorious mound of black cats adorned with 3D shifty cat eyes!
Cory Richards doesn’t write any fashion blogs. He doesn’t follow trends and probably doesn’t even own a collared shirt. He has, however, survived avalanches, come close to death, saved his friends’ lives, and climbed more alpine first ascents than most could dream of. He is a climber, a photographer, an alpinist, and the first American to [...]
There are so many reasons why Leandra Medine, aka The Man Repeller, is one of my favorite bloggers. She’s got a totally wacky sense of style (and the confidence to carry it off) and is funny as hell, just to name a few. According to Leandra, being a Man Repeller means “outfitting oneself in a [...]
Our friend Jenna is truly a one of a kind soul. Her style and attitude are completely unique blend of Virginia and beyond. She’s traveled to some pretty far off places yet still makes Richmond her home. For November, she’s showing her essential winter selections from hot Tulsi tea to tanned leather. Take a minute [...]
Just north of oRichmond in Washington D.C., the Dandies and Quaintrelles have successfully pulled off their third annual Tweed Ride. The DC based social group is known for organizing and hosting vintage-inspired and always stylish events in partnership with an support of noble causes. With refined style and purposeful living, hundreds of cyclists rode through the streets [...]
Matt, the builder, designer and tinkerer behind the brand Wood&Faulk, started out sharing his ideas, thoughts and projects on his blog with its namesake. Wood&Faulk became his chosen moniker after two streets he lived on while living in Kansas,Woodrow and Faulkner. While living there, he learned a lot about working on old houses, building [...]
I took a gander at the workspaces tumblr after Krystle posted an amazing photo of Jenna Lyons’ office, and haven’t stop looking at it since. A person’s workspace is just as telling and intimate as peeking into their home, and just as inspirational. This blog shows you the creative spaces of so many different types of people [...]
While we were all going nuts during the Autumn/Winter photoshoot, I managed to snap a few photos with my Dad’s old Canon AE-1. So heres a little behind the scenes look at a crazy fun weekend for Need Supply Co. in Richmond Virginia. Enjoy.
Our good friend, Mr. Plett, of You Have Broken the Internet, came down to Richmond, Virginia for a little fall visit this past weekend. He just put up some photos of his travel to the city of brick and beer. If you haven’t had the chance to visit Ryan’s TravelWell blog yet, then let a [...]
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Richmond is absolutely full of stylish babes. It’s also full of some great vintage and thrift stores, thanks to its southern charm in an urban atmosphere. Julia is a local graduate student who is completely obsessed with thrifting, and has turned the hobby into some pretty [...]
AMIAWESOME.COM Ever wonder if you were awesome? Or even doubt your awesomeness? Well, I present to you the magic 8 ball of the internet, answer for your awesome doubtful-ness, oh you of little faith… Bookmark this jam as your homepage and start off your day knowing that yes, you are awesome. (and refresh the page, [...]
Our A/W 11 Catalog is printed and circulating… Be sure to pick up a copy if you haven’t gotten one already!!
Just a handful of images that we’ve found along the internet from a few good blogs. Mod Rockers, Dine Alone, Na Nin Vintage, Life in the Cell, and of course FFFFound. If you’re not familiar with these guys, then say hello.
I love a girl that has fun with fashion- otherwise, what’s the point? You will almost always find Joanna Hillman in her trademark Ray-Bans and red lips, looking from the neck down a bit wacky in the best of ways. As the Senior Fashion Market Editor of Harper’s Bazaar, she’s one of the frequently photographed [...]
This is something I absolutely cannot wait to try out! Found at HonestlyWTF via Christine, this great little DIY project is the perfect substitute for your go-to accessories when you want some extra sparkle, and something a little unexpected. Click through to learn how, or see the original post here.
We’ve always got small little side projects going on. It’s these side projects that keep moving forward and open to new ideas. Whether it’s creating a pair of trousers that we’re proud enough to put our name on or serving BBQ and sweet tea on a Thursday night, just because – we’re a fan of [...]
We absolutely love the amazing bags by Claire Vivier, and took a peek inside the designer’s digs with some help from Closet Visit. Vivier’s closet is actually a small room in her house, filled with art, handmade jewelry, and her coveted vintage finds, and her work space is brimming with projects and inspiration- the kind [...]
It was literally the other day that we were asking ourselves, “What in the hell is musk?” Besides the obvious scent for men, what does “musk” entitle as far as scent? What’s the history behind the scent? Well, it’s Sunday evening and we just so happen to come across the answer we were looking for [...]
If you didn’t make it out to our Raleigh Denim party last night, you missed some great jeans, great food, great music and of course great company! The BBQ was flowing, the live music was pumping, and Victor introduced us to the new women’s line from Raleigh (Look for it in store soon!). Luckily our friend Cameron [...]
If you’re like us, you wait all year for New York Fashion Week- all the best dressed people in one place, amazing new collections, and the best internet-watching of the entire year (or people watching if you’re lucky enough to be in NYC)! While NYFW of course is all about what’s happening on the runways, [...]
I’ll admit, I never thought the pastel-colored hair trend would last. But these days, models, fashion insiders, even celebrities are getting in on the trend in their own different ways. So, it looks like I may have been wrong- and the truth is, I’m still loving those pink, purple, and even green streaks that keep [...]
In 2002, when filming Gangs of New York, he would listen to Eminem to get angry. In 2003, he was chosen by People magazine as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People” in the world. During the filming of The Last of the Mohicans, he built a canoe, learned to track and skin animals, and perfected the [...]
Growing up somewhere doesn’t always produce results such as these, but after catching the wanderlust bug in his youth, Matt Licari decided to travel back home to create an extensive 7-year series of photographs based there. Here is just a sampling from that series.
As if you didn’t already love Amy Poehler, you will now. In honor of the fifteenth birthday of the Upright Citizen Brigade theater, New York Magazine is featuring a history of the UCB that includes a 1998 sketch show which included Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh. Rarely appearing on the show as [...]
Life Magazine has absolutely the best photo archives, and one can easily spend hours searching through historic, cultural and entertaining photographs from all over the world. Here is just a tiny, tiny sampling of the amazing lot of style and fashion-related pictures available in the Life archives. From the earliest fashion pioneers to the awesome [...]
Add Stylefeld to your list of new ways to kill time. Take every possible outfit (or lack of one) from Seinfeld and compile it all into a Tumblr. That’s just what Stylefeld is. Sit back, relax and just scroll. Even if the outfits don’t look good, remembering those scenes from each episode is practically priceless. [...]
Yes, we know. There are a million photos of similar, gorgeous interiors floating around the internet. It’s nothing new at all. But, then again, when you come across one that you really like, sharing it is the best thing you can do. The following are some shots from Mark Borthwick’s Brooklyn home. It’s hard not [...]
Who doesn’t love seeing a cute girl (or guy) riding an equally cute bike on a sunny day? Two of our favorite bloggers, Erin of Calivintage and Rebecca of The Clothes Horse, definitely do, and they’re busy compiling some of the cutest photos of babes on bikes from all over the internet and the world [...]
For all our lovers of furniture out there, may we have your attention please? The Herman Miller Select program (Japan), which releases just one product per year, has just teamed up with House Industries to introduce a limited version of their wire-based LTR table. The entire House Industries alphabet will be individually painted on eighty tables, however [...]
I recently took notice of blogger Linnea Jacobson in her feature over at WhoWhatWear, and have kept a close eye on her since. The 14-year-old Swedish red-head has an eye for style, but does it her own way. She doesn’t take fashion too seriously, and has such natural beauty and poise that she wears everything [...]
Carly Waito is obsessed with nature. Her hyper-realistic paintings of crystals and minerals illustrate the Toronto-based artists’ affection for the natural world and tells a story of texture, structure, color and rarity. Read more about Waito’s fascination with minerals and other curiosities here. Found via Chewy!
It’s official- New York Fashion Week has begun! It’s my favorite week of the year, and I’m over at style.com hitting the refresh button every five seconds for the first glimpses at what’s hitting the runway. One of my favorites so far is Peter Som- Spring is all about being bright and bubbly and having [...]
Blogger Tavi Gevinson of thestylerookie.com, just launched her online magazine Rookie Mag yesterday, and I couldn’t be more amazed with it. With all the spunk, style, wit and charm of this 15-year-old girl genius, alongside the creative styling and musings of some famous (not to mention beautiful) friends, her brainchild website launched with the forever-teenage-girl [...]
It’s a breezy first day of September, and I’m saying goodbye to Summer with the help of Miss Moss. So here’s one last look back at everyone’s favorite season with some great vintage summer photographs. Click here for the original post!
Richmond is full of stylish and talented people, and Marleigh Culver is no exception. She is a graphic designer, dress lover, and fully enthusiastic color-wearer. She’s got a knack for pulling together sometimes unexpected layers and adding just the right finishing touches to polish off her look. Take a peek at these photographs by Richmond’s [...]
The Mondo Boys have once again put together a whopping 35 track mixtape to cruise your through these last sweaty days of summer. Listen to it before September 21st and you should be good to go.
This year marked the graduation of Best Friends Day. For the 10th year running, the Richmond, Virginia tradition has brought out thousands of people under one giant roof of friendship. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect – sunny and 9o degrees with names such as Strike Anywhere, Zero Boys, No BS Brass Band, Big [...]
Wayne White is an American artist, puppeteer, illustrator and art director. His eclectic roster of work includes things like Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, The Weird Al Show, and music videos for Peter Gabriel and the Smashing Pumpkins. Lately the Tennessee native has turned his focus on painting, and his word paintings are quickly winning the world over. [...]
In honor of her 91st birthday today, I decided to take a look back at the styles of Irish actress & singer Maureen O’Hara. Vintage inspired looks are back in full-swing, and O’hara shows us how it’s done. Known mostly for her passion, spunk and sensibility, as well as that fiery-red hair, she looks drop-dead [...]
I’ve been going a little print-crazy lately. Maybe it’s because I’m getting antsy for a change of season, or maybe I’m just having a little (ok, a lot) more fun getting dressed. Click to see how other girls, both on the runway and the streets, are really rocking the prints like nobody’s business.
Today, fashion bloggers have a tremendous impact on the industry as a whole. They cover a wide variety of views on trends, personal style picks & shopping advice, insider tips & tricks, celebrity style, street style from around the world, behind the scenes peeks into the elusive world of fashion, and even the girl-next-door’s take [...]
Thomas Pavitte is a designer and artist living and working in Melbourne, Australia. He loves to give himself visual challenges, such as this complex dot-to-dot drawing of the famous Mona Lisa. It then took him over 9 hours to connect all 6,239 dots! See more of Pavitte’s work, ideas & challenges at Thomas Makes Stuff. [...]
I originally found this over at Miss Moss, one of my favorite blogs, and kept going back day after day to look at this set of photos from spysgrandson on flickr. My parents have some great photographs from the 1970s, as I’m sure many of yours do, and I love going through them for endless [...]
No, we’re not a surf shop. Yes, we love surfing. ASP world tour star Taj Burrows, speaks on Dion Agius’ surf flick, Thanks For The Dinner And Sex. Taj is also featured in the upcoming Globe video: Year Zero which premiers this wekend in California. Skip the first :30 seconds and you’re in business…
As the dog days of summer wrap around us, it’s hard to even think that sooner than later it’s going to start getting cooler out. Cooler temperatures, especially at night, make for ideal camping weather. If you’re looking to get out of the state and peer into some uncharted territory without leaving all the comforts [...]
The lovely Kate of Na Nin Vintage is an avid traveler, and has visited over 30 countries as well as all over the US. Besides collecting the most beautiful vintage treasures from all over, we also love how she documents her life and the people in it in the most dreamy photographs. This summer Kate spent [...]