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    Trend: Americana “Born to Run”

    Jun 13, 2012

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    Our latest look book “Born to Run” celebrates America, emphasizing a trend that is so innate in this country it’s hard not to love it. Born to Run is all about washed denim, cutoffs, denim shirting and flares that have all been reinvented to fit in perfectly with this trend. The colours red, white and (…) Read more »

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    Album of the Week: Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Americana

    Jun 12, 2012

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    Neil Young and Crazy Horse released their first album since 2003 last week, a collection of old American folk and protest songs titled Americana. (…) Read more »

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    Bruce Springsteen, The Exhibit: Born To Run

    Jun 11, 2012

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    There are few artists as beloved and as synonymous with the concept of Americana as Bruce Springsteen.  I would bet that you could ask almost anyone, and they could tell you a memory that involves a Bruce Springsteen song. (…) Read more »

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    Vintage Loves for Memorial Weekend

    May 25, 2012

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    Our vintage vignettes this week are perfect for Memorial Day: patriotic, fun and flirty. They’re perfect for picnics, cookouts and going to the beach (…) Read more »

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    Office Style

    Dec 22, 2011

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    Such a clean look with the Velvet Extreme Wideleg Pants! A tough Americana look styled with the Tattered Flag Scarf. The cute, dainty, and edgy Vegan Leather Pleated Skirt! holiday TWINSIES! (hope you all watched last week’s Sunday Funday to get that one) (…) Read more »

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    thursday poll – edition 99

    Jun 24, 2010

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    right now we’re really loving patchwork prints- colorful, nostalgic and perfect for a sweet summer picnic. which patchwork print is your favorite? the embroidered floral border dress: the long sleeve printed dropwaist boho tunic: the paisley floral skirt: the paisley garden printed tank: or the patchwork paisley necklace dress: which patchwork print do you love (…) Read more »

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    americana pop-up at space 15 twenty

    Jun 24, 2010

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    how timely…if you’re in the area, stop by space 15 twenty in los angeles and check out their americana pop-up that runs through the 4th of july! in addition to shopping americana themed goods like the ones pictured below, you can check out one-of-a-kind customized denim jackets on display from the levi’s archives (above). (…) Read more »

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    documerica

    Jun 23, 2010

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    for the documerica project, the EPA hired freelance photographers to take pictures of subjects relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life in america in the 1970s.  the resulting photographs are fascinating to look through, and many of them are quite beautiful.  i love the old, grainy quality of the photos…they make me long (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Jun 23, 2010

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    i’ve never really been one for clothing with the american flag on it…but i would totally love to do this with my shorts and if they came out looking half as good as valerie’s from bleach black i would rock them all the time! what you need: a pair of denim shorts paint pens- she (…) Read more »

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    two sisters, one car and a camera

    Jun 22, 2010

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    a couple of weeks ago, a reader named kayla contacted us to let us know that we inspired her and her sister to take a cross country road trip that they documented on her tumblr.  her photos were so amazing i couldn’t wait to share- and they also fit perfectly with our current americana theme. (…) Read more »

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    americana summer picnic playlist

    Jun 21, 2010

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    Create a MySpace Music Playlist at MixPod.com just a little playlist in celebration of summer and inspired by our current creative theme… hope you enjoy :) (…) Read more »

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    summertime and the livin’s easy…

    Jun 21, 2010

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    with the start of summer upon us and independence day just around the corner, the timing is certainly appropriate for our new web theme – americana picnic.  imagine a hot summer day, throwing cutoffs and a tee or a sundress over your bathing suit and heading to the park for a picnic with friends.  a (…) Read more »

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