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Morbid à la Mode

What might be sad is actually quite sartorial. Rebena wishes so much she were in the big apple to see the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition called “Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire.” This cheekily-titled show has been a big draw for the museum as it explores what people wore to funerals in the […]

Love Lock

The Tiffany’s heart-lock necklace might have been on every girl’s wish list a decade ago but this time around, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Moschino, Coach and more have made the padlock the charm of choice to hang around your neck. We are loving this big thick chain and a hefty heart-shaped lock from local Etsy Shop, JaneRoseDesigns. […]

You Can Buy My Love

Modern world, meet the most romantic accessory, the “love token.”  Love tokens are coins where one side (or sometimes both sides) has been smoothed down and engraved with initials, names, phrases and/or scenes. These were often given to young ladies as “tokens of love” by suitors.  In the late 18th and 19th centuries, love tokens were […]