Fashion - Vintage Whites

Fashion – Vintage Whites

Winter Whites Stay classy KC, with a palette of crisp, rich and bright whites. Photos Nicole Bissey Photography Hair Kat Collett, Ashley Nelson Studios Makeup and Nails on Lacey/Amber Ashley Nelson, Kathyrn Craig, Holly Hayes, Ashley Nelson Studios Models Lacey Lee, Amber Ross, Linda Yang, Voices& Jozzi Rainy Apparel Re-Runs; Vintage Vogue Apparel Concept and...
DIY Vintage Photos

DIY Vintage Photos

Photographic Memories Our creative people take on the trend of the season Give your black and white photos a modern makeover with a pop of color! Choose your favorite vintage photos and scan them into digital form and save them. Remember, the higher the resolution you choose to scan with,...
Antique Liberty Family Home

Antique Liberty Family Home

Historic Home in Liberty, MO, Gets a Facelift 1800s charm meets a bustling family of seven in historic downtown Liberty Words: Samantha Collins Photos: Jill DiMartino In 1868, there lived a man and his family in a red brick house on the edge of Liberty, MO. Horses roamed around the...
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Design Book: Trending White Decor

4 Tips for Working White into your Decor By Jennifer Bertrand 2016 is looking brighter and whiter—at least in the design world. How can you work this trend into your spaces? Benjamin Moore’s 2016 Color of the Year was “Simply White.” It came as no surprise, as most of you have already started the head...
DIY "LOVE" Shelf

DIY “LOVE” Shelf

Dustin’s DIY – LOVE Shelf Build this lovely letter shelf with scraps of wood for $5! By Dustin Bates Whenever we’re scouring the aisles of Habitat for Humanity Restore for items we can transform, we always look for scraps of wood. Buying wood new can be expensive, but we scored all the pieces in the...
Local Maker: Burgundy Circus

Local Maker: Burgundy Circus

Maker Memo: Burgundy Circus Simple, good design meets functionality and craftsmanship Mike: I got started after finding true appreciation for American made goods from the likes of Wood & Faulk, Strawfoot, and Ewing Dry Goods. I knew these guys sewed and hand stitched all of their canvas and leather goods and decided to give it a...
Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Teddy Bears

Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Teddy Bears

Vintage Teddy Bears If you know what you’re looking for, these treasures could bring more than just snuggles By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales With cooler weather upon us we decided to write about a topic that would inspire warm, fuzzy feelings in our readers: the teddy bear. First produced in the early...
Good Witch/Bad Witch Fashion Show

Good Witch/Bad Witch Fashion Show

Good Witch/Bad Witch Fashion Show By Calli Green, fashion director Contemporary lingerie by The Girls; Vintage/contemparary pieces by Loft Vintage/The Royal Relic Photography by Sarah Terranova Photography On Oct. 30, 2015, The Royal Relic in Harrisonville, MO, paired with its upstairs boutique, Loft Vintage, and local contemporary lingerie shop, The Girls, for the “Good Witch/Bad...
Fashion Blog: Keefe Cravat :: Inception

Fashion Blog: Keefe Cravat :: Inception

Private preview of Keefe Cravat’s new line, Inception By Calli Green, fashion director On Oct. 1, a private preview event celebrated the sixth collection of Keefe Cravat neckwear, Inception. During the event, Owner and Designer Jordan Williams announced that Keefe Kravat now has a new Creative Director, James St Laurent. Large mirrors lined the softly...
Fashion Blog: Kansas City Fashion Week :: Heidi Herrman

Fashion Blog: Kansas City Fashion Week :: Heidi Herrman

The KC Icon Collection Contributing Artists: Heidi Herrman (designer), Steve Gibson (photographer) and Amina Marie (milliner); KCFW photography: Jason Atherton On Sept. 26, Kansas City Fashion Week’s runway was full of beautiful garments, but one collection in particular caught our vintage eye. The KC Icon collection by Designer Heidi Herrman, Steve Gibson Photography and Amina...

10/7/2015 :: Birthday Shenanigans

Happy Wednesday friends! This past Monday I celebrated my 34th birthday. Celebrated meaning I spent the morning with my son’s Kindergarten class at the KC Pumpkin Patch. I like to live it up. But AFTER those shenanigans, my darling husband of 12 years (if you’re doing the math, I was totally a young bride who...

9/23/15 :: Fall is Here!

9/23/15 :: Fall is Here! By Erin Shipps You guys… I have some great news! IT’S OFFICIALLY FALL But I know, it’s still 80+ degrees outside. I’m patiently (or impatiently) waiting for boot weather (let’s be honest, I wear boots the second it gets lower than 80 degrees), apples and pumpkins, the absence of tiny...
Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Cameras

Buying and Selling Guide to Vintage Cameras

Vintage Cameras Film cameras can be worth a second look!                   By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales Visit any Kansas City-area antique store, vintage shop, flea market, estate sale or auction house and the chances are pretty darn good it will have a vintage film...
Vintage Women's Work Wear Fashion

Vintage Women’s Work Wear Fashion

Work Wear By Calli Green Mix up your work routine with vintage pieces Photos Tiffany Cody, Smash Glam Hair Ash Haze Beauty Makeup Aisha Simon, Smash Glam Model April Snow, Voices& Apparel Vintage Vogue Apparel; Re-Runs Concept and Styling Calli Green    
Fashion DIY

Fashion DIY

Mad About Plaid Fall weather activities like football games and bonfires call for cozy style. Here are two easy DIY projects made with items that may already be in your home. By: Calli Green DIY Poncho Made with a plaid blanket and a belt. What you’ll need: Fabric, matching thread, sewing machine, scissors, plate, chalk,...