Barbie gets ready for the Holidays

After a long day of shopping and trying to untangle christmas tree lights, Barbie relaxes with a glass of wine. The Christmas music is playing on the stereo. That tree looks a little too big for her studio apartment. Look at all of those Christmas cards.  She is so popular! Plenty of time to clean […]


Vintage Book Review: Summer Camp

Summer Camp by Bernard Faucon Part of the fun of thrift shopping is discovering things that wouldn’t normally be on your radar.  This book is one of those things.  It combines the quirky kitschyness of dioramas with the creepiness of old child size mannequins.  The result is a totally engrossing experience where the images at […]

Distractions Style Muse

Style Muse: Ballerina

As a former ballet student I sometimes miss some pieces of the “uniform” or accoutrements of being a dancer (but not the hours of sweaty practice and the hot smell of feet). Here are some ideas to infuse your life with a little ballerina style: The wrap sweater.   This is my number one pick […]