Hero Worship: 1950s London Teddy Girls

Teddy boys, you might have heard of them: a 50s subculture in London where young men would dress like Edwardian dandy meets American rock n' roller. This was pretty big across the pond, but didn't share the same fate in America. The lesser known Teddy girls were definitely not as prevalent in the British media, until photographer Ken Russell was introduced to one of London's girl gangs. These were work[...]
beach bikini fashion 2013

Stuff We Love: High Waist Bikinis

Not always the most flattering swimsuit in the ever evolving state of beach fashion, but certainly one of the cuter, and slightly more modest trends in 2013. Part granny panty, part sexy, and entirely retro; high waist bikinis are awesome. A great alternative for someone stuck in a rut as to what "type" of bathing suit to get, without having to opt for a tankini (yuck) or something equally drab. It's a[...]
Mercantile Vintage Phoenix

Talking Vintage with Shauna Thibault of Mercantile

Vintage is one of those buzzwords you can hear everywhere from Ikea to Urban Outfitters to Goodwill. I had a chance to sit down and talk with Shauna Thibault, owner, hairdresser, and stylist at Mercantile Vintage in Downtown Phoenix about the all these old clothes and what makes them so special. LC: So what got you into the vintage clothing and hairdressing realm? ST: I first got my cosmet[...]