design for mankind.

dirty-dishes

“Home, to me, is where the dirty dishes gather after a night of long conversation. It’s where Band-aids are stocked in medicine cabinets, waiting to fix mistakes and mishaps. Home is where the coffee is extra hot, the sheets are extra worn and the windows are extra smudged. It’s a place for muddy paw prints. For scribbled reminders. For overgrown grass. Simply... 
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design for mankind: paper doll blogger.

nicole

Sweet Nicole of Making It Lovely is headed to an art gallery event this month; let’s dress her up, shall we? Whenever I think of Nicole, I think pattern and color, so this dress ($228) would be sheer perfection. I’d add a quirky pendant ($18) to break up the pattern and balance the top half with navy tights and these great suede navy peep toe heels ($50). Top top... 
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design for mankind: paper doll blogger.

1ez

Ez of Creature Comforts is the epitome of romanticism on her blog, but I get a funny feeling her dream style is a delicate blend between masculine edge and feminine detailing. When she asked me to style her for an Alt Summit party (you’re going, yes?), I had the perfect dress in mind: Lace and tulle patterns keep this ASOS dress ($86) sweet and lighthearted, but the... 
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design for mankind: paper doll blogger.

paper-doll-anna-dorman

Anna Dorfman is one of my favorite girls around. Insanely down-to-earth, introspective and caring, she’s a major treat to know and love. She also happens to have a serious affinity for glitter and black, so when she asked to be styled for a weekend jaunt in Vegas, I knew precisely what to do: After spotting this Alice + Olivia dress at Bergdorf’s, I was on a mission... 
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design for mankind: paper doll blogger.

jaime-paper-doll

My friend Jaime of Design Milk is allergic to wearing color, so she was a tricky one to style. She also happens to be very, very pregnant with a wee little girl, so I took the liberty of styling her for a festive baby shower. A pregnant girl is not to be messed with, so I gave her the comfort of a gray, basic dress with just a bit of sass to show off her killer legs. The... 
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