We are convinced stylist Michelle Simpson can style her way around anything we throw at her! She took inspiration from an 80s cassette print by Jeff Klarin and put together not one, but two 80s music-worthy outfits―one inspired by Allisonʼs style and one by Rachelʼs . . . which one’s your style? source: Jeff [...]
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We all know that fashion trends usually tend to burn out after a couple of seasons, but military trends have stood the test of time with their continuous evolution― army and aviator are key this season giving a distressed, yet clean, sleek, yet functional vibe. Make sure you’ve armed yourself properly with a great pair [...]
New beginnings are afloat, and we’re ready for them to impact our new year. Colors can determine how we face our day . . . with attitude? With laughter? With love? Bring in some balance and harmony by choosing green― whether it’s mint green, aquamarine, jade, emerald, sage or seafoam― green represents life, nature, growth [...]
Relish the flashy dress and stiletto hiatus to flaunt your casual side . . . flared stretch bottoms, a super-soft T, and wildly patterned outwear will do the trick! 1. Chaser Distressed Greatful Dead Tee (available at House of Lolo) 2. House of Harlow Five Station Chevron Earrings (available at Revolve Clothing) 3. Artisan [...]
Holiday woes are anything but far-and-few-between. Keep your attitude festive (and less feisty) by being party-ready during your travel . . . adding just the right amount of stretch, sass, and sparkle will spike your biker boots ten notches and make that cab ride from the airport to the fete less painful! 1. AIKO Emmanuelle Sweater [...]
Out on the town or cozy-ing up at the theatre, you’ll rock the evening in our champagne-inspired style file!
If you’ve ever been to Amsterdam you’ve undoubtedly been to Centraal Station. And if you’ve been to Centraal Station you’ve undoubtedly walked through the teeming masses on Damrak, the city’s main artery. Unfortunately like most main arteries (think Market Street in San Francisco or Broadway in New York), Damrak is a bit worse for the [...]
1. Susana Monaco Chiffon Sequin Layered Dress—available at Elle Boutique 2. Romygold Fringe Tote—available at Kristi 3. Alyssa Earring in Gunmetal, by Diana Warner—available at Elle Boutique 4. Aubrey Ring—available at Modcloth 5. Greer Shaggy Jacket—available at Ruche
modern ink mag’s look #3: on the fringe starring: bb dakota faux fur vest sponsored by: obligato styled by: michelle simpson
modern ink’s fashion 411 starring: bb dakota faux fur vest sponsored by: obligato styled by: michelle simpson
modern ink’s fashion 411 starring: the bb dakota faux fur vest sponsored by: obligato styled by: michelle simpson
it’s true all that glitters isn’t gold, but we are pretty obsessed with this antique gold charm from diana warner. its perfectly antiquated tone, texture, and retro hammered vibe make it an ideal accessory for life. get one . . . and please get us several while you’re at it!
Q: I’d love some suggestions for ways to unwind . . . when I actually do find time for myself it’s so difficult to enjoy the moment! A: “Me time” is as crucial to well-being and illness prevention as vitamins. At least that’s how I see it. And as such, it should be administered accordingly. [...]
modern ink mag’s fashion 411 starring: the jack jeanette jacket sponsored by: elle boutique
today’s in the know is the lovely mavera of she hearts vintage. an all around renaissance woman, mav has an etsy shop selling an array of amazing items, not to mention, she also possesses serious photography and styling talents! we had to share some of our favorite eye candy from her site, but be sure [...]
october’s hot list: RACHEL’S PICKS: ALLISON’S PICKS:
Q: I would like to know what your favorite cooking and entertaining shortcut is. Working moms need good shortcuts! Marsha 33 A: The most important thing to remember when you are entertaining is to entertain! Your guests won’t have more or less fun based on the amount of time you spend making food from [...]
modern ink’s fashion 411 . . . starring: the parker double-flared sleeve dress flashback: available at obligato. styled by michelle simpson. support us by: LIKING OUR FACEBOOK! FOLLOWING US ON TWITTER! FOLLOWING US ON INSTAGRAM!
this weekend’s rewind photos:
Q: I look forward to reading your monthly hot lists, but they seem to apply mostly to women, and I’m really curious as to what’s hot right now for guys. Suggestions? ~Casey 27 A: We are so glad you asked! We took the liberty of asking our dearest sirs, the trendiest guys we know: our [...]
modern ink’s fashion 411 . . . comfort zoned starring: the parker double-flared sleeve dress flashback: available at obligato. styled by michelle simpson. support us by: LIKING OUR FACEBOOK! FOLLOWING US ON TWITTER! FOLLOWING US ON INSTAGRAM!
modern ink’s fashion 411 . . . layered earth starring: the parker double-flared sleeve dress flashback: available at obligato. styled by michelle simpson. PLEASE SHOW YOU SUPPORT US BY: LIKING OUR FACEBOOK! FOLLOWING US ON TWITTER! FOLLOWING US ON INSTAGRAM!
modern ink’s fashion 411 . . . the vintage victor starring: the parker double-flared sleeve dress available at obligato. styled by michelle simpson. PLEASE SHOW YOU SUPPORT US BY: LIKING OUR FACEBOOK! FOLLOWING US ON TWITTER! FOLLOWING US ON INSTAGRAM!
we’ve got some exciting changes coming your way next week! beginning on monday, we will introduce our “modern ink fashion 411″ blog—4 looks, 1 featured piece, accessorized out of 1 closet (1 piece per month, styled a different way each monday). we are stoked to have one of our very favorite stores, obligato, sponsor this [...]
brace yourselves . . . next week is the release of our fall 2011 issue! here’s a quick peek at our cover—stay tuned for the rest! a huge thank you AGAIN to JPress designs for designing another fantastic issue!
despite not being super girly-girls, we agree that there’s always space in the closet for some lace…we especially love these stone cold fox pieces. they’re the perfect balance of modern sophistication and feminine romanticism. absolutely stunning!
back as requested… “hot lists” to you, from us. here’s to all things anticipated, longed after, and on our lists for the month of july…
this weekend’s web-candy 5 is an ode to all things fourth-of-july-esque: enjoy the sparkle, fizz, and sugar that this weekend brings!
it can be anything… from ivory with a decadent dollop of saffron to a golden, yolky, sunshine. from cliche to quirky…this weekend, we are celebrating yellow, in all its incarnations.
remember when there was more to a swim suit than just…well, skin? here at modern ink mag, we like to think that less isn’t always more, and that sometimes, more is actually pretty darn hot….enjoy!
it’s been just a few days since we launched our first issue of modern ink magazine, and wow. wow…we’ve been received with some serious love. thank you all! as we always do on the weekends, we’re linking you to some supberb web eye-candy. here’s to our three favorite online magazines: rue, matchbook, and lonny. visit [...]
drumroll please….isn’t the cover of our premiere issue a beauty? we think so! be sure to check back with us as we launch our premiere issue on june 1st (just one week from today)! our new site will launch simultaneously (www.moderninkmag.com) …in the meantime, we really hope you plan to celebrate with us saturday, june [...]
this weekend’s web-candies are our favorite designs by susan mccanless, modern ink’s wonderful graphic designer (she did the layouts for our entire magazine)…check out her talent! Susan McCanless is a graphic designer, stationery enthusiast, and the principal designer/owner of J Press Designs. Her days are filled working with a range of clients: fashion designers, photographers [...]