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girls of summer

Elle France Inslee By Design March 2011 summer the fashion magpie The Sketch Book

Ok, i know i know, by this point in the fashion year summer is so passe. Everyone is all hyped up about fall. Think you want to go buy a bikini for the 4th of July? Too bad. Here's a nice wool poncho and some over-the-knee boots. But today is a beautiful June Friday and I refuse to start thinking about fur hats. So instead here are two surfer-chic, beach-hair-sporting, exhibitionists from a shoot in Elle France which I discovered courtesy of the fashion magpie. And yep, you guessed it. The shoot was in the March 2011 issue. Now on...

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Christina

Birthday Girl Inslee By Design the fashion magpie The Sketch Book Top Shop

Happy Birthday to Christina! (a day late... the stationery show is ruining my blogging schedule!) X, as her fondest admirers call her, is a whole lot of fierce packed into a cute little package. She is one of the most inspiring people in my life and one of the funniest too. She even sent me a magnetized photo save-the-date reminder for my refrigerator so that I would remember her birthday. And yet I still was a day late posting this, I'm a mess! X is wearing a Top Shop dress in my current favorite hue. Her look is styled by...

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Sketch Book's first birthday

blogging camilla & marc carven Man Repeller missoni tavi the fashion magpie The Sketch Book

Guess what today is... its the one year anniversary of this blog! Can you believe it? I can't... it seems like just yesterday that this clueless blog virgin started out. I was so green, I didn't even know who Tavi was and I had no idea how to retweet. I couldn't have dreamed that the world of fashion blogging could be this connected and inspirational and full of wonderful people.  And here I am now, all Man Repelling and all. Not too shabby if i do say so. So... not to be like those women who say things like "starting...

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