Archive for April, 2011

Swim Rule #1: Stripes are a-okay. Even horizontal ones. They’re nautical, they’re colorful, and they’re fun. Swim Rule #2: More material can be more flattering. Ruffles and shirring are feminine and classic. Swim rule #3: Go vintage. They knew how to be sexy back then. And they knew how to show off curves. Swim rule [...]

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Launderette was recently invited to the premiere party for Dresscue Me and The Fabulous Beekman Boys. It was an honor to be there to celebrate with the ever illustrious Shareen. She wore vintage, of course; a stunning, fully sequined, pink cheongsam dress with scandalously revealing slits. Tune in for the premiere, April 19th at 10:30pm [...]

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‘Tis the season for scarves in silk, muslin, chambray – all textiles soft and flowy. But what’s the right way to tie them? Whether you tie an ascot wrap or western wrap around your neck; or wear one as a belt or around your ponytail; there is no wrong way to wear a scarf. We [...]

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In light of a great bands farewell, we wanted to post a little something. We love a lot of LCD Soundsystem videos. It was Disco Infiltrator that taught me: when in doubt on the dance floor – use more arms. I saw Movement and knew that these guys were trouble. But Dougal Wilson’s Tribulations was [...]

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Movies Of 1984 I have long held 1984 as the “best year.” I remember how good it felt saying it was 1984. I remember how awesome my O.P. socks felt, and corduroy shorts looked. No evidence however, is more convincing of the year’s prowess than a simple list of movies from its 12 month period. [...]

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We invited artist & friend, Michael John Kelly to make a Launderette inspired mix for us. He decided to make two. Here’s what he has to say about Volume 1 – Party Anthems: “I’ve been nostalgia’ing pretty hard lately. For a purer time in music. You had to dig for good records. Read zines from [...]

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