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If Simon Doonan were a prep-school princess, we suspect that he'd be dressing in head-to-toe United Bamboo. Full of patterned goodness, the United Bamboo resort 2011 collection packs a stylish punch, but is still as easy and light as one would expect from a resort offering. Delicate liberty prints and kitschy teal florals are paired with muted separates in a way that elevates both components for an off-kilter, but still proper package. We loving the quirky, Tenenbaum-esque world of Bamboo, and to help you get way into the mood, we're giving away a James Iha 7-inch vinyl featuring Britta Phillips that was recorded exclusive for United Bamboo, and played during their fall '09 show. Just comment below and we'll pick a winner at random tomorrow at noon. Good luck!
Ever since breaking through with her landmark 1992 album What’s the 411?, and hit single “Real Love,” Mary J. Blige has established herself as an enduring artist for more than two decades. The strength of her debut inspired Uptown Records head Andre Harrell to dub her “The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul” and the title read
Flannel button-downs are the kind of closet essential it’s easy to collect. There are the ones you’ve owned for years and years, the one you’ve only recently picked up thanks to ‘90s nostalgia, and the collection you’ve thrifted, inherited, and/or pretty much stole from your S.O. (or ex-S.O.).
But, in there read